Essays Tagged: "Developmental psychology"

Influence of parents on their children's sexual orientation

Bailey, J. Michael. Sexual Orientation of Adult Sons of Gay Fathers. Developmental Psychology. 1995, Vol. 31, No. 1, 124-129Golombok, Susan. Do Parents Influence the Sex ... xual Orientation of Their Children? Findings From a Longitudinal Study of Lesbian Families. Developmental Psychology. 1996, Vol. 32, No. 1, 3-11Meyer-Bahlburg, Heino F.L. Paren ... eyer-Bahlburg, Heino F.L. Parental Influences on the Development of Homosexual Orientation. Developmental Psychology. 1995, Vol. 31, No. 1, 12-21Patterson, Charlotte. Sexual Or ...

(3 pages) 144 1 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Talks about teratogens which are agents responsible for many known birth defects

s paper, you will find interesting facts based on research, the relationship between teratogens and developmental psychology and some personal views based on the information and research found for thi ... y can result in abnormalities such as withdrawal symptom, respiratory problems, growth retardation, developmental retardation, congenital heart defects, caudal deficiency and CNS defects. Known prenat ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Critique of Hatred Talks about how hate is either inborn or learned. Through life experiences or unknown forces hatred it present in everyone.

robably say that hatred is something that is learned from the group in which, people are born into. Developmental Psychology would try to prove that hatred is something that you are born with, without ... ide influence, that could be anyone a person comes in contact with, even newspapers, or television. Developmental Psychology can categorize the stages of development in a person's life. There are the ...

(7 pages) 83 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Siblings relationship

Since the emergence of developmental psychology, theorists and researchers have stressed the family's role in shaping the c ...

(13 pages) 285 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Maternal Deprivation This essay intends to define 'Maternal' and 'Deprivation' and Bowlby's Maternal Deprivation Hypothesis (1953).

bond between parent and child. However, the term 'Maternal Deprivation' arises from the work of the developmental psychoanalyst John Bowlby (1907-1990), whose lifetime work was based around studying C ...

(5 pages) 80 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The study of development

The Study of DevelopmentDevelopmental psychology is the branch of psychology that describes, explains, predicts, and sometim ...

(2 pages) 240 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Critical Academic Analysis of a Media Article

n determine weather or not you are emotionally depressed. Thus, depression is relevant to life span developmental psychology.According to Dr. Kemp said in University of California, Irvine, and depress ...

(7 pages) 62 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Discussion of Theoretical Perspectives in Danby, S. (1996). Constituting social membership: Two readings of talk in an early childhood classroom. Language and Education, 10(2&3), 151-170.

st-structuralist approach. A brief introduction to each theoretical perspective will first be given.Developmental psychology is central to traditional early childhood pedagogy. Traditional early child ... relations constituted in social institutions (Weedon, 1997, p. 110). In the early childhood field, developmental discourses have more power, constituted through training institutions, government poli ...

(7 pages) 71 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Child Abuse and the Legal System - Forensic Developmental Psychology: Unveiling Four Common Misconceptions.

ibility is discussed in reference to six case vignettes drawn from forensic psychology. In Forensic Developmental Psychology: Unveiling Four Common Misconceptions, Maggie Bruck and Stephen Ceci famili ...

(3 pages) 58 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Contribution of Jean Piaget to Cognitive Development

0), a Swiss psychologist, was one of the most important and influential researchers in the field of developmental psychology throughout the 20th century. Piaget was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerlan ... itate something unusual that they saw an adult do a full week after having seen it (Meltzoff, 1988).Developmental psychologists are aware and generally agree on the criticisms of Piaget's theories; ho ...

(10 pages) 204 0 4.6 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

"Grief and Loss : Understanding the Journey" (Paperback) by Stephen J. Freeman

y" is overly scientific and stagnant. Many students have already studied attachment theory while in Developmental Psychology, which is a required course for undergraduate social work students. I read ...

(1 pages) 43 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Consider the Extent to which Psychological Theories have been Successful in Explaining Attatchments - Bowlby's Theory of Attachment

s. Bowlby's first formal statement of the attachment theory, building on concepts from ethology and developmental psychology, was presented to the British Psychoanalytic Society in London in three now ... 's theoryRoss D. Parke, Peter A. Ornstein, John J. Rieser, Carolyn Zahn-Waxler (1995). A century of developmental psychology. American Psychological Association (APA): America

(4 pages) 127 2 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

How do theories inform our thinking about human development?

Child and adolescent developmental PsychologyThere are many theories that have been developed over the years in order to ... put forth by some of Psychology's most renown psychologists it will also discuss how these various developmental theories influence the way that we think about human development while questioning the ... ructures to understand any new environmental demands (Smith, 2002). Piaget's theory empathizes four developmental stages and the ways in which children advance through them (Atherton, 2005).Piaget mai ...

(9 pages) 456 0 4.9 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Gesell's Concept of Maturation

AbstractThe concept of maturation presented by Arnold Gesell is central to developmental psychology. He said that child’s growth or development is influenced by the envir ... the American psychologist Arnold Gesell (1880-1961), the concept of maturation, which is central to developmental psychology, stresses the role of nature in human development (Gale Group, 2001.)The pu ... twin, and adoption studies. Current concepts of maturation focus on models in which each stage of a developmental process is defined not only by innate characteristics but also by increased receptivit ...

(3 pages) 37 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Mamie Clark

gy as we know it today. Mamie was an African-American Psychologist who made a significant impact on developmental psychology. Mamie received distinguised alumni awards from both Howard and Columbia Un ... that she go to New York and talk to Ruth and Gene Horowitz (Hartley) because the were conducting a developmental research study with preschool children. The research involved studying self-identifica ...

(7 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Mamie Phillips Clark

agna Cum Laude in 1938.In the fall of 1938, she began graduate school at Howard and her interest in developmental psychology began to escalate. Phipps married Clark and with his help, was able to talk ... York City and laid the foundation for her life's work and significant contributions in the field of developmental psychology (p.70).Clark was a strong believer in basic research, but at the same time ...

(2 pages) 3257 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Developmental Psychology

Developmental Psychology.a) The term Attachment refers to a strong emotional tie that develops over ...

(5 pages) 80 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Research into Autism

rological and genetic factors (Grayson, 2006).Autism spectrum disorders are classified as pervasive developmental disorders (Volkmar, Stier and Cohen, 1985). There is currently no specific test that c ... al, 1985) and the theory of executive dysfunction (Yun Chin and Bernard-Opitz, 2000) illustrate how developmental psychology can contribute to understanding children's cognitive and social abilities. ...

(4 pages) 85 0 3.5 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Organizational Learning and Organizational Knowledge

dencies to learn algorithms by rote without developing any understanding of what they are doing. In developmental psychology, articulating how procedures and concepts interact is critical to anunderst ...

(14 pages) 303 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Women in Psychology Paper

gy as we know it today. Clark was an African-American Psychologist who made a significant impact on developmental psychology. Clark received distinguished alumni awards from both Howard and Columbia U ... that she go to New York and talk to Ruth and Gene Horowitz (Hartley) because the were conducting a developmental research study with preschool children. The research involved studying self-identifica ...

(7 pages) 45 1 4.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors