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Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The lives of people from age eighteen to twenty-nine change dramatically but recently this has change has become more profound and a new stage of life has developed. Known as “emerging adulthood”, ... More


The Death of Empathy?

Bruce D. Perry

in Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755059
eISBN:
9780199979479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755059.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter considers the impact of the poverty of relationships that typifies childhood in Western society in the context of the neurobiology of empathy.


Sex, Gender, and Power

Mark McCormack

in The Declining Significance of Homophobia: How Teenage Boys are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778249
eISBN:
9780199933051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778249.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores how sex and gender are socially constructed categories and vary according to historical and social context. Providing an overview of the scholarship of masculinities, and ... More


Gay-Friendly High Schools

Mark McCormack

in The Declining Significance of Homophobia: How Teenage Boys are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778249
eISBN:
9780199933051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778249.003.0031
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the implications of the findings from The Declining Significance of Homophobia. Highlighting the originality and importance of these findings, this chapter links the findings ... More


Evolutionary theory and behavioural biology research: implications for law

David J Herring

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes specific examples of legal scholars applying evolutionary theory and research to particular legal and public policy issues. The chapter explains and demonstrates two primary ... More


Implications and Future Directions

Catherine R. Cooper and Robert G. Cooper

in Bridging Multiple Worlds: Cultures, Identities, and Pathways to College

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195080209
eISBN:
9780199893225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195080209.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers progress in work on the academic pipeline problem in terms of the set of five core questions that shape this book, the new Bridging Multiple Worlds model, and advancing ... More


Contexts for Young Child Flourishing: Evolution, Family, and Society

Darcia Narvaez, Julia M. Braungart-Rieker, Laura E. Miller-Graff, Lee T. Gettler, and Paul D. Hastings (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237790
eISBN:
9780190237806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237790.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The book presents an interdisciplinary approach to the study of young children’s flourishing. Scholars from anthropology, education, intervention, and clinical and developmental psychology discuss ... More


Psychology of language during the Third Reich

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter shows how events during Adolf Hitler's regime interrupted the study of the psychology of language. It focuses on the contributors to the psychology of language and the neurologists who ... More


Creativity in the Making: Vygotsky’s Contemporary Contribution to the Dialectic of Development and Creativity

Seana Moran and Vera John-Steiner

in Creativity and Development

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195149005
eISBN:
9780199848225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149005.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the attempt to demonstrate creativity at the individual and the macro (i.e. society) levels, L. S. Vygotsky's theories on social development, which ... More


Then and Now

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

in Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In the past, children were not considered children in the sense they are today, and if they could read, they read books for adults. This changed gradually after the publication of Jean-Jacques ... More


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