Covering the theories, methods, and discoveries of developmental psychology, this introductory textbook describes the foundations and ecology of development, and its occurrence in the areas of language, learning, cognition, sociality, and personality. The book stresses the causes underlying development change and emphasizes the complexity of the issue. Its topical organization highlights the processes involved. Shaffer teaches at the University of Georgia.
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New edition of a college textbook first published in 1985 with the subtitle: theory, research, and applications. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)