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CPSY 6215 Lifespan Development: Welcome & Course Readings

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CPSY 6215 Required Course Readings

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Alberts, A., Elkind, D., & Ginsberg, S. (2007). The personal fable and risk-taking in early adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 36(1), 71–76.

An, J. S., & Cooney, T. M. (2006). Psychological well-being in mid to late life: The role of generativity development and parent–child relationships across the lifespan. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 30(5), 410–421.

Armstrong, J. M. (2003). Is being a grandmother being old? Cross-ethnic perspectives from New Zealand. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 18(3), 185–202.

Bailey, R. (2005). Physical development and growth. Encyclopedia of Human Development.

Balkin, R. S., Perepiczka, M., Whitely, R., & Kimbrough, S. (2009). The relationship of sexual values and emotional awareness to sexual activity in young adulthood. Adultspan Journal, 8(1), 17–28.

Beal, S., Crockett, L., & Lisa, J. (2010). Adolescents’ occupational and educational aspirations and expectations: Links to high school activities and adult educational attainment. Developmental Psychology, 46(1), 258–265.

Beattie, B. L. (2007). Consent in Alzheimer’s disease research: Risk/benefit factors. The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, 34(Suppl 1), S27–S31.

Behnke, S. (2009). Reading the Ethics Code more deeply. Monitor on Psychology, 40(4), 66.

Bennett, M. D., Jr. (2006). Culture and context: A study of neighborhood effects on racial socialization and ethnic identity content in a sample of African American adolescents. Journal of Black Psychology, 32(4), 479–500.

Boucher, H. C., & Maslach, C. (2009). Culture and individuation: The role of norms and self-construals. Journal of Social Psychology, 149(6), 677–693.

Bretherton, I. (1992). The origins of attachment theory: John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth. Developmental Psychology, 28(5), 759–775.

Caglar, E. (2009). Similarities and differences in physical self-concept of males and females during late adolescence and early adulthood. Adolescence, 44(174), 407–419.

Carlson, V. J., & Harwood, R. L. (2003). Attachment, culture, and the caregiving system: The cultural patterning of everyday experiences among Anglo and Puerto Rican mother-infant pairs. Infant Mental Health Journal, 24(1), 53–73.

Chatham, M. L. (2004) Child development across cultures. Encyclopedia of Applied Developmental Science.

Clements, P. T., Vigil, G. J., Manno, M. S., Henry, G. C., Wilks, J., Das Sarthak… & Foster W. (2003). Cultural perspectives of death, grief, and bereavement. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing & Mental Health Services, 41(7), 18–26.

Cole, M. (2013). Differences and deficits in psychological research in historical perspective: A commentary on the special section. Developmental Psychology, 49(1), 84-91.

Cook-Darzens, S., & Brunod, R. (1999). An ecosystemic approach to improving mother-infant attachment in a Caribbean matrifocal society. Contemporary Family Therapy: An International Journal, 21(4), 433–452.

Darling, N. (1999). Parenting style and its correlates. Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education.

de Boer, H., Bosker, R., & van der Werf, M. (2010). Sustainability of teacher expectation bias effects on long-term student performance. Journal of Educational Psychology, 102(1), 168–179.

Defanti, C. A., Tiezzi, A., Gasparini, M., Gasperini, M., Congedo, M., Tiraboschi, P. …Primavera, A. (2007). Ethical questions in the treatment of subjects with dementia. Part I. Respecting autonomy: Awareness, competence, and behavioural disorders. Neurological Sciences, 28(4), 216–231.

Demick, J. (2000). Toward a mindful psychological science: Theory and application. Journal of Social Issues, 56(1), 141–159.

Donnellan, M. B., Conger, R. D, & Burzette, R. G. (2007). Personality development from late adolescence to young adulthood: Differential stability, normative maturity, and evidence for the maturity-stability hypothesis. Journal of Personality, 75(2), 237–263.

Elkind, D. (1967). Egocentrism in adolescence. Child Development, 38(4), 1025–1034.

Field, T., & Diego, M. (2008). Cortisol: The culprit prenatal stress variable. International Journal of Neuroscience, 118(8), 1181­–1205.

Fisher, C. B., & Lerner, R. M. (n.d) Introduction. Encyclopedia of Applied Developmental Science.

Flaherty, B. P. (2008). Testing the degree of cross-sectional and longitudinal dependence between two discrete dynamic processes. Developmental Psychology, 44(2), 468–480.

Frazier, L. D., Newman, F. L., & Jaccard, J. (2007). Psychosocial outcomes in later life: A multivariate model. Psychology and Aging, 22(4), 676–689.

Gardner, M., & Steinberg, L. (2005). Peer influence on risk-taking, risk preference, and risky decision making in adolescence and adulthood: An experimental study. Developmental Psychology, 41(4), 625–635.

Geary, D. C., & Bjorklund, D. F. (2000). Evolutionary developmental psychology. Child Development, 71(1), 57–65.

Gonzalez, R. (2009). Beyond affirmation: How the school context facilitates racial/ethnic identity among Mexican American adolescents. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 31(1), 5–31.

Greenfield, P. M. (2009). Linking social change and developmental change: Shifting pathways of human development. Developmental Psychology, 45(2), 401–418.

Grimm, K. J., Pianta, R. C., & Konold, T. (2009). Longitudinal multitrait-multimethod models for developmental research. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 44(2), 233–258.

Grisso, T., & Steinberg, L. (2005). Between a rock and a soft place: Developmental research and the child advocacy process. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 34(4), 619–627.

Hagenah-Brumbach, B., Figueredo, A. J., & Ellis, B. J. (2009). Effects of harsh and unpredictable environments in adolescence on development of life history strategies: A longitudinal test of an evolutionary model. Human Nature, 20(1), 25–51.

Haidt, H., Koller, S. H., & Dias, M.G. (1993). Affect, culture, and morality, or is it wrong to eat your dog? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65(4), 613–628.

Hansson, R.O., & Stroebe, M.S. (2007). Aging and bereavement: Introduction. In Hanson, R. O. & Stroebe, M. S. (Eds). Bereavement in late life: Coping, adaptation, and developmental influences (pp. 61–73). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Harris, J. R. (1995). Where is the child’s environment? A group socialization theory of development. Psychological Review, 102(3), 458–489.

Harris, Y. R. (2005). Cognitive development. Encyclopedia of Human Development.

Hui-Chuan, H. (2007). Exploring elderly people's perspectives on successful ageing in Taiwan. Ageing & Society, 27(1), 87–102.

Johnson, M. H., & Gilmore, R. O. (2000). Infancy: Biological processes. In A.E. Kasdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology Vol. 4 (pp. 263–268). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Johnson, S. B., Sudhinaraset, M., & Blum, R.W. (2010). Neuromaturation and adolescent risk taking: Why development is not determinism. Journal of Adolescent Research, 25(1), 4–23.

Jorgensen, G. (2006). Kohlberg and Gilligan: duet or duel? Journal of Moral Education, 35(2), 179–196.

Keller, H. (2007). Developmental psychology I: Prenatal to adolescence. The International Handbook of Psychology.

Kotter-Grühn, D., Kleinspehn-Ammerlahn, A., Gerstorf, D., & Smith, J. (2009). Self-perceptions of aging predict mortality and change with approaching death: 16-year longitudinal results from the Berlin Aging Study. Psychology and Aging, 24(3), 654–667.

Kuhn, D. (2008). Formal operations from a twenty-first century perspective. Human Development, 51(1), 48–55.

Kyung-soo, C. (2007). Living past 100 years: Perspectives from anthropology of longevity. In Poon, L. W., Perls, T. T., & Schaie, K. W. (Eds). Annual Review of Gerontology & Geriatrics (Vol. 27), (pp. 173–204). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Luborsky, M. R., & LeBlanc, I. M. (2003). Cross-cultural perspectives on the concept of retirement: An analytic redefinition. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 18(4), 251–271.

Luo, L., & Craik, F. IM. (2008). Aging and memory: A cognitive approach. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 53(6), 346–353.

Meaux, J. B., & Bell, P. L. (2001). Balancing recruitment and protection: Children as research subjects. Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 24(4), 241–251.

Miao, X., & Wang, W. (2003). A century of Chinese developmental psychology. International Journal of Psychology, 38(5), 258–273.

Miller, J. G. (2005). Essential role of culture in developmental psychology. New Directions for Child & Adolescent Development, 2005(109), 33-41.

Oleson, K., & Arkin, R. M. (2006). Reviewing and evaluating a research article. The Psychology Research Handbook.

Palenchar, D. R. (2005). Teratogen. Encyclopedia of Human Development.

Picton, T. W., & Taylor, M. J. (2007). Electrophysiological evaluation of human brain development. Developmental Neuropsychology, 31(3), 249–278.

Pinker, S. (2004). Why nature & nurture won’t go away. Daedalus, 133(4), 1–13.

Pinquart, M., & Silbereisen, R. K. (2004). Human development in times of social change: Theoretical considerations and research needs. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 28(4), 289–298.

Poulin, M. J., Brown, S. L., Ubel, P. A., Smith, D. M., Jankovic, A., & Langa, K. M. (2010). Does a helping hand mean a heavy heart? Helping behavior and well-being among spouse caregivers. Psychology and Aging, 25(1), 108–117.

Robinson M., Oddy, W. H, Li, J., Kendall, G. E., de Klerk, N. H, Silburn, S. R., . . . Mattes, E. (2008). Pre- and postnatal influences on preschool mental health: A large-scale cohort study. Journal of Child Psychology & Psychiatry, 49(10), 1118–1128.

Roze, E., Meijer, L., Bakker, A., Van Braeckel, K., Sauer, P., & Bos, A. (2009). Prenatal exposure to organohalogens, including brominated flame retardants, influences motor, cognitive, and behavioral performance at school age. Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(12), 1953–1958.

Saltzstein, H.D., & Kasachkoff, T. (2004). Haidt’s moral intuitionist theory: A psychological and philosophical critique. Review of General Psychology, 8(4), 273–282.

Scarr, S. (1992). Developmental theories for the 1990s: Development and individual differences. Child Development, 63(1), 1–19.

Schwartz, K. D. (2008). Adolescent brain development: An oxymoron no longer. Journal of Youth Ministry, 6(2), 85–93.

Selig, J. P., & Preacher, K. J. (2009). Mediation models for longitudinal data in developmental research. Research in Human Development, 6(2/3), 144–164.

Shwalb, D. W., & Shwalb, B. J. (2005). Review of ‘Lives across cultures: Cross-cultural human development (3rd Ed.)’. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 36(6), 764-766.

Sleigh, M. J. (2005). Fetus. Encyclopedia of Human Development.

Smith, D. (2003). Five principles for research ethics. Monitor on Psychology, 34(1), 56.

Sullivan, S. J., Mikels, J. A., & Carstensen, L. L. (2010). You never lose the ages you’ve been: Affective perspective taking in older adults. Psychology and Aging, 25(1), 229–234.

Susskind, J. (2005). Social development. Encyclopedia of Human Development.

Thompson, R.A. (2000). The legacy of early attachments. Child Development, 71(1), 145–152.

Tsujimoto, R. N. (1978). A comparison of Kolhberg’s and Hogan’s theories of moral development. Social Psychology, 41(3), 235–245.

Vandell, D.L. (2000). Parents, peer groups, and other socializing influences. Developmental Psychology, 36(6), 699–710.

Widaman, K. (2009). Phenylketonuria in children and mothers: Genes, environments, behavior. Current Directions in Psychological Science (Wiley-Blackwell), 18(1), 48–52.

Wilson, B. J. (2008). Media and children’s aggression, fear, and altruism. Future of Children, 18(1), 87–118.

Wong, S. T., Yoo, G. J., & Stewart, A. L. (2006). The changing meaning of family support among older Chinese and Korean immigrants. Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences & Social Sciences, 61B(1), S4–S9.

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