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PSYC 2003 Human Development: Adulthood: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 2003 Course Readings

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Arnett, J. J. (2000). Emerging adulthood: A theory of development from the late teens through the twenties. American Psychologist, 55(5), 469–480. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.55.5.469

Arnett, J. J. (2016). Does emerging adulthood theory apply across social classes? National data on a persistent question. Emerging Adulthood, 4(4), pp. 227–235. doi: 10.1177/2167696815613000

Castellano, R., Velotti, P., Crowell, J., & Zavattini, G. (2014). The role of parents' attachment configurations at childbirth on marital satisfaction and conflict strategies. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 23(6), 1011–1026. doi:10.1007/s10826-013-9757-7

Chen, W.-W., Wu, C.-W., & Yeh, K.-H. (2016). How parenting and filial piety influence happiness, parent–child relationships and quality of family life in Taiwanese adult children. Journal of Family Studies, 22(1), 80–96. doi:10.1080/13229400.2015.1027154

Grinstein-Weiss, M., Perantie, D. C., Taylor, S. H., Guo, S., & Raghavan, R. (2016). Racial disparities in education debt burden among low- and moderate-income households. Children & Youth Services Review, 65, 166–174. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2016.04.010. 

Hazan, C., & Shaver, P. (1987). Romantic love conceptualized as an attachment process. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 52(3), 511–524. doi:10.1037/0022-3514.52.3.511

Holland, J. L. (1996). Exploring careers with a typology: What we have learned and some new directions. American Psychologist, 51(4), 397–406. doi:10.1037/0003-066X.51.4.397.

Lee, B. C. (2014). Oregon's experience with aid in dying: Findings from the death with dignity laboratory. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1330(1), 94–100. doi:10.1111/nyas.12486.

Lee, B. C. (2015). Brittany Maynard’s memory is helping us achieve death with dignity., N.PAG. 

Mcmanus, R. (2012). Culture, death and dying with dignity. Health Sociology Review, 21(4), 370–372. Retrieved form

Park, D. C., Lodi-Smith, J., Drew, L., Haber, S., Hebrank, A., Bischof, G. N., & Aamodt, W. (2014). The impact of sustained engagement on cognitive function in older adults: The Synapse project. Psychological Science, 25(1), 103–112.  doi:10.1177/0956797613499592

Slater, C. L. (2003). Generativity versus stagnation: An elaboration of Erikson's adult stage of human development. Journal of Adult Development, 10(1), 53–65. 

Woodthorpe, K., & Rumble, H. (2016). Funerals and families: Locating death as a relational issue. British Journal of Sociology, 67(2), 242–259. doi:10.1111/1468-4446.12190

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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