Royal Holloway, University of London Andy Bremner,
Goldsmiths, University of London Ross Parke,
University of California Mary Gauvain,
University of California
ISBN: 0077126165 Copyright year: 2013
Welcome to the Online Learning Centre for Developmental Psychology .
Developmental Psychology combines the best of two worlds in an accessible, research-oriented new textbook, adapted from the popular US text by Parke and Gauvain. It brings an international outlook to the subject, providing broader coverage of topics and a range of practical learning features to help you engage with the subject. The book’s topical approach allows for a sophisticated presentation of the theories that guide research in developmental psychology.
Strong introduction to both classic and contemporary international research
Balance between breadth and depth in coverage, developed in consultation with lecturers and students across Europe
Applied Developmental Psychology boxes make real world connections, with a focus on how the results of research can be applied to the solution of problems in children's development
Focus on research and methodology – Research Close-Up boxes take an inside look at research studies, familiarising you with the scientific-journal format and encouraging you to think both critically and methodically. Further Reading sections provide a jumping off point to starting your own research
'Chronology of development' charts illustrate the chronological progression of topics
A chapter on adult development helps you to see how development progresses after adolescence, and to understand the challenges presented by adulthood
The book is accompanied by a range of supplementary resources designed to provide students with the support they need to gain an understanding of the main principles. On this OLC you can find a host of information about the book, as well as a range of downloadable supplements for students and lecturers.
THE STUDENT CENTRE
The Student Centre contains material to accompany the study of Developmental Psychology:
Short answer questions
True or false questions
Click on the menu to the left of this page to view these resources. Chapter-by-chapter resources may be viewed by clicking on the drop-down list.
THE LECTURER CENTRE
The Lecturer Centre for this title contains a host of downloadable material for lecturers who adopt Developmental Psychology:
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