ERIC Number: EJ232747
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Roles of the Operant Model and Its Methods in the Life Span Approach to Human Development.
Baltes, M. M.; Lerner, R. M.
Human Development, v23 n6 p362-67 1980
Argues that a better understanding of developmental processes is provided by three types of operant research -- laboratory behavioral descriptions, descriptions of naturalistic behavior-environment interdependencies, and predictive naturalistic studies. The usefulness of these processes are examined in light of the goals of life span developmental psychology. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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