ERIC Number: ED075095
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Publication Date: 1973
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Children and Youth: Psychosocial Development.
McCandless, Boyd R.; Evans, Ellis D.
Psychosocial development is the focus of this psychology textbook. In part 1, a view of human development and society, the following areas are covered: (1) basic concepts of psychosocial development; (2) ways of viewing human development; and (3) dilemmas in human development. Part 2, the development of symbolic behavior and special factors in cognition, covers: (1) language development; (2) intelligence; and (3) special factors--attention, perception, intentional learning and incidental learning, expectancies, cognitive style, curiosity, and creativity. Part 3, social and personal development, covers: (1) psychosexual development; (2) moral and political development and behavior; (3) children, youth, and their peers; (4) areas of psychosocial conflict; (5) the development of self; and (6) human development and the schools: some contemporary problems. Statistical and measurement considerations are discussed in an appendix. (KM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Development, Children, Cognitive Development, Conflict, Creativity, Developmental Psychology, Intelligence, Language Acquisition, Learning, Moral Values, Perception, Role Perception, Self Concept, Sex Differences, Social Development, Socialization, Textbooks
The Dryden Press, 901 North Elm, Hinsdale, Illinois 60521 ($10.95)
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