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HLTH 8215 Public Health Policy Design and Implementation: Welcome & Course Readings

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HLTH 8215 Course Readings

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Aldwin, C. M. (2014). Rethinking developmental science. Research in Human Development, 11(4), 247–254. doi:10.1080/15427609.2014.967045

Baams, L., Dubas, J. S., Overbeek, G., & Van Aken, M. G. (2015). Transitions in body and behavior: A meta-analytic study on the relationship between pubertal development and adolescent sexual behavior. Journal of Adolescent Health, 56(6), 586-598. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2014.11.019 

Bailey, R. (2005). Physical development and growth. In Neil J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of human development (pp. 1001–1007).

Berger, B. (2016). An unexpected war of ages: Clinical issues and conflicts related to young and middle adult development. Smith College Studies In Social Work, 86(1), 35-44. doi:10.1080/00377317.2016.1116296 

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

Charness, M. E., Riley, E. P., & Sowell, E. R. (2016). Drinking during pregnancy and the developing brain: Is any amount safe? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 20(2), 80-82. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2015.09.011  

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

Darling, N. (1999). Parenting style and its correlates. Retrieved from ERIC database. (ED427896)

Deaton, S. (2015). Social learning theory in the age of social media: Implication for educational practitioners. Journal Of Educational Technology, 12(1), 1-6.

Dimler, L. l., & Natsuaki, M. N. (2015). The effects of pubertal timing on externalizing behaviors in adolescence and early adulthood: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Adolescence, 45, 160-170. doi:10.1016/j.adolescence.2015.07.021

Entringer, S., Buss, C., & Wadhwa, P. D. (2015). Prenatal stress, development, health and disease risk: A psychobiological perspective—2015 Curt Richter Award Paper. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 62, 366-375. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2015.08.019

Fisher , C. B., & Vacanti-Shova, K. (2012). The responsible conduct of psychological research: An overview of ethical principles, APA Ethics Code standards, and federal regulations. In S. J. Knapp, M. C. Gottlieb, M. M. Handelsman, L. D. VandeCreek, S. J. Knapp, M. C. Gottlieb, ... L. D. VandeCreek (Eds.) , APA handbook of ethics in psychology, Vol 2: Practice, teaching, and research (pp. 335-369). Washington, DC, US: American Psychological Association. 

Green, L., & Brady, D. (2014). Do Australian children trust their parents more than peers when seeking support for online activities? Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 28(1), 112-122.

Greenfield, P. M. (2009). Linking social change and developmental change: Shifting pathways of human development. Developmental Psychology, 45(2), 401–418. doi:10.1037/a0014726

Harris, Y. R. (2005). In Neil J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of human development (pp. 275–280).

Jensen, L. A. (2012). Bridging universal and cultural perspectives: A vision for developmental psychology in a global world. Child Development Perspectives, 6(1), 98–104. doi:10.1111/j.1750-8606.2011.00213.x

Keller, H. (2012). Attachment and culture. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 44(2), 175-194. doi: 10.1177/0022022112472253

Lillard, A. S., Lerner, M. D., Hopkins, E. J., Dore, R. A., Smith, E. D., & Palmquist, C. M. (2013). The impact of pretend play on children's development: A review of the evidence. Psychological Bulletin, 139(1), 1–34. doi:10.1037/a0029321

Liu, J., Li, L., Wang, Y., Yan, C., & Liu, X. (2013). Impact of low blood lead concentrations on IQ and school performance in Chinese children. Plos ONE, 8(5), e65230. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.006523

Martins, N., & Wilson, B. J. (2012). Mean on the screen: Social aggression in programs popular with children. Journal of Communication, 62(6), 991–1009. doi:10.1111/j.1460-2466.2012.01599.

Meyer, D., Wood, S., & Stanley, B. (2013). Nurture is nature: Integrating brain development, systems theory, and attachment theory. The Family Journal, 21(2), 162–169. doi:10.1177/1066480712466808

Nisbett, R. E., Aronson, J., Blair, C., Dickens, W., Flynn, J., Halpern, D. F., & Turkheimer, E. (2012). Intelligence: New findings and theoretical developments. American Psychologist, 67(2), 130–159. doi:10.1037/a0026699

North, M. S., & Fiske, S. T. (2015). Modern attitudes toward older adults in the aging world: A cross-cultural meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 141(5), 993-1021. doi:10.1037/a0039469 

Piña-Watson, B., López, B., Ojeda, L., & Rodriguez, K. M. (2015). Cultural and Cognitive Predictors of Academic Motivation Among Mexican American Adolescents: Caution Against Discounting the Impact of Cultural Processes. Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development, 43(2), 109-121. doi:10.1002/j.2161-1912.2015.00068.x 

Pinker, S. (2004). Why nature & nurture won't go away. Daedalus, 133(4), 5–13.

Russell, S. T. (2015). Human developmental science for social justice. Research in Human Development, 12(3-4), 274-279. doi:10.1080/15427609.2015.1068049 

Serpell, R., & Marfo, K. (2014). Some Long-Standing and Emerging Research Lines in Africa. New Directions For Child & Adolescent Development, 2014(146), 1-22. doi:10.1002/cad.20070

Stein, G. L., Cupito, A. M., Mendez, J. L., Prandoni, J., Huq, N., & Westerberg, D. (2014). Familism through a developmental lens. Journal of Latina/O Psychology, 2(4), 224-250. doi:10.1037/lat0000025 

Sternberg, R. J. (2014). The development of adaptive competence: Why cultural psychology is necessary and not just nice. Developmental Review, 34(3), 208-224. doi:10.1016/j.dr.2014.05.004

Susskind, J. (2005). Social development. In Neil J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development (pp. 1191–1197).

Tzouma, V., Grepstad, M., Grimaccia, F., & Kanavos, P. (2015). Clinical, Ethical, and Socioeconomic Considerations for Prescription Drug Use During Pregnancy in Women Suffering From Chronic Diseases. Therapeutic Innovation & Regulatory Science, 49(6), 947-956. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2168479015589820 

Vaillancourt, T., Hymel, S., & McDougall, P. (2013). The biological underpinnings of peer victimization: Understanding why and how the effects of bullying can last a lifetime. Theory Into Practice, 52(4), 241–248. doi:10.1080/00405841.2013.829726

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