Author Henry D. Schlinger, Jr., provides the first text to demonstrate how behavior analysis-a natural science approach to human behavior-can be used to understand existing research in child development. The text presents a behavior-analytic interpretation of fundamental research in mainstream developmental psychology, offering a unified theoretical understanding of child development. Chapters examine mnemonic, motor, perceptual, cognitive, language, and social development.
Introduces behavior analysis, a novel, natural-science approach to human behavior, and its potential for understanding existing research in child development. Offers a new interpretation of foundational research in mainstream developmental psychology that opens into a unified theoretical understanding of child development. For graduate and advanced undergraduate students in child development or developmental psychology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)