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The human spark

the science of human development

Published .
Written in English.

About the Book

Taking into account how far the science of child development has advanced over the years - with the ascendancy of cognitive psychology, neurobiology, and molecular biology, as well as research into development on the broader human scale, the author explores the tension between influences of biology and environmental factors in development.

About the Edition

Taking into account how far the science of child development has advanced over the years - with the ascendancy of cognitive psychology, neurobiology, and molecular biology, as well as research into development on the broader human scale, the author explores the tension between influences of biology and environmental factors in development.

Table of Contents

Setting the stage
The first year
Early childhood
The family and beyond
What is preserved, for how long?
The development of moralities
Emotions and their development
Mental illness: a modern epidemic
New certainties, old uncertainties.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
155
Library of Congress
BF721 .K155 2013

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiii, 333 pages
Number of pages
333

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26889086M
Internet Archive
humansparkscienc0000kaga
ISBN 10
0465029825
ISBN 13
9780465029822
LC Control Number
2012047558
OCLC/WorldCat
811598815
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