ERIC Number: ED024439
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Personality Development in Infancy; A Biological Approach.
Freedman, D. G.
This comprehensive paper proposing the use of evolutionary theory as a basis for studies in developmental psychology includes these specific sections: (1) Developmental Theories--a brief overview, (2) Individual Differences, (3) Culture and Inbreeding, (4) Sexual Dimorphism, (5) Critical Periods in the Development of Attachments, (6) Continuity vs. Non-continuity in Personality, and (7) An Evolutionary View of Early Attachments. An extensive seven-page bibliography is included. (MS)
Descriptors: Biological Influences, Cultural Influences, Developmental Psychology, Environmental Influences, Evolution, Heredity, Individual Differences, Infants, Personality Development, Personality Theories, Sex Differences, Theories
Holt, Rinehard & Winston, Inc., 383 Madison Ave., N.Y., N.Y. 10017 in Washburn, S. L., ed. "Perspectives in Human Evolution" (pap. $3.95).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Dept. of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Univ., IL. Chicago Early Education Research Center.