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Generativity: A Form of Unconditional Love

George E. Vaillant

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter uses the Study of Adult Development — Harvard Medical School's sixty-year prospective study of the lives of college and inner-city men — to answer two questions about generativity. ... More


A Dynamic Developmental Systems Approach to Understanding Offending in Early Adulthood

Deborah M. Capaldi and Margit Wiesner

in The Development of Persistent Criminality

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195310313
eISBN:
9780199871384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310313.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter begins by reviewing the current theory regarding developmental models of crime and delinquency, and issues of persistence and desistance from adolescence into the early adult period. We ... More


Adult Development: Cognitive Aspects of Thriving Close Relationships

Jan D. Sinnott

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199892815
eISBN:
9780199388585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892815.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

We currently struggle to create satisfying intimate or close relationships, something we yearn for but often fail to achieve in our evolving world culture. With our changing concepts of and demands ... More


Future

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

The chapter moves from where learning to lead was and is, to where it could go. It explores three domains to which attention must be paid. First is meaning-making—specifically the meaning we make of ... More


Implementing Executive Coaching

Andromachi Athanasopoulou and Sue Dopson

in Developing Leaders by Executive Coaching: Practice and Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199681952
eISBN:
9780191761713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681952.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter starts with a discussion of the similarities and differences between internal and external coaching. It then presents the tasks and processes associated with an executive coaching ... More


The Development of Complex Thought in Adulthood: Some Theories and Mechanisms that Grow with Interpersonal Experience

Jan D. Sinnott

in Adult Development: Cognitive Aspects of Thriving Close Relationships

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199892815
eISBN:
9780199388585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892815.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Postformal thought appears key to adult development, learning, wisdom, and mature functional satisfying relationships. The concepts and skills of postformal thought derive from ... More


Character across Early Emerging Adulthood: Character Traits, Character Strivings, and Moral Self-Attributes

Erik E. Noftle

in Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190204600
eISBN:
9780190204624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204600.003.0023
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 22 reports on a longitudinal study of early emerging adults, aged 18 to 21, that investigated three aspects of character: character traits (Big Five facets), character strivings (based on ... More


Professionalization

Barbara Kellerman

in Professionalizing Leadership

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190695781
eISBN:
9780190874452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695781.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Political Economy

This final chapter reminds readers that the book is based on three fundamental assumptions. First, the leadership industry does not take sufficiently seriously its responsibility for teaching people ... More


The Prediction of Individual Cognitive Decline

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle Longitudinal Study

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195386134
eISBN:
9780190255657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195386134.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the use of event history analysis to predict the individual course of adult development as part of the Seattle Longitudinal Study (SLS), first launched in 1956 to investigate ... More


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