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PSYC 8112 Themes and Theories of Developmental Psychology: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 8112 Course Readings

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Bailey, R. (2005). Physical development and growth. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development (pp. 1001–1007). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Brandell, J. R. (2010). Contemporary psychoanalytic perspectives on attachment. Psychoanalytic Social Work, 17(2), 132–157.

Bronfenbrenner, U. (1977). Toward an experimental ecology of human development. American Psychologist, 32(7), 513–531.

Bussey, K., & Bandura, A. (1984). Influence of gender constancy and social power on sex-linked modeling. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 47(6), 1292–1302.

Delen, E., Liew, J., & Willson, V. (2014). Effects of interactivity and instructional scaffolding on learning: Self-regulation in online video-based environments. Computers & Education, 78, 312–320.

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 (Eds.), APA handbook of ethics in psychology, Vol 2: Practice, teaching, and research (pp. 335–369). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Gini, G., Pozzoli, T., & Hymel, S. (2014). Moral disengagement among children and youth: A meta-analytic review of links to aggressive behavior. Aggressive Behavior, 40(1), 56–68.

Gojman, S., Millán, S., Carlson, E., Sánchez, G., Rodarte, A., González, P., & Hernández, G. (2012). Intergenerational relations of attachment: A research synthesis of urban/rural Mexican samples. Attachment & Human Development, 14(6), 553–566.

Halim, M. L., Ruble, D. N., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Zosuls, K. M., Lurye, L. E., & Greulich, F. K. (2014). Pink frilly dresses and the avoidance of all things 'girly': Children’s appearance rigidity and cognitive theories of gender development. Developmental Psychology, 50(4), 1091–1101. 

Harris, Y. R. (2005). Contemporary issues in cognitive development across the lifespan. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development (pp. 279–280). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Jin, M. K., Jacobvitz, D., Hazen, N., & Jung, S. H. (2012). Maternal sensitivity and infant attachment security in Korea: Cross-cultural validation of the Strange Situation. Attachment & Human Development, 14(1), 33–44.

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

Kavanaugh, A., Puckett, A., & Tatar, D. (2013). Scaffolding technology for low literacy groups: From mobile phone to desktop PC? International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 29(4), 274–288.

LeMare, L., & Audet, K. (2014). Behavior problems in postinstitutionalized Romanian adoptees: Explanatory parameters in the adoptive home. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 60(3), 245–273.

Maskaly, J., & Donner, C. H. (2014). A theoretical integration of social learning theory with terror management theory: Towards an explanation of police shootings of unarmed suspects. American Journal of Criminal Justice, 40, 205–224.  

Neuburger, S., Jansen, P., Heil, M., & Quaiser-Pohl, C. (2012). A threat in the classroom: Gender stereotype activation and mental-rotation performance in elementary-school children. Zeitschrift Für Psychologie, 220(2), 61–69.

Nucci, L., & Turiel, E. (2009). Capturing the complexity of moral development and education. Mind, Brain, and Education, 3(3), 151–159. 

Paat, Y. (2013). Working with immigrant children and their families: An application of Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory. Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 23(8), 954–966.

Posada, G., Lu, T., Trumbell, J., Kaloustian, G., Trudel, M., Plata, S. J., & ... Lay, K. (2013). Is the secure base phenomenon evident here, there, and anywhere? A crultural study of child behavior and experts’ definitions. Child Development, 84(6), 1896–1905

Rest, J. R., Narvaez, D., Thoma, S. J., & Bebeau, M. J. (2000). A neo-Kohlbergian approach to morality research. Journal of Moral Education, 29(4), 381–395.

Rosa, E. M., & Tudge, J. (2013). Urie Bronfenbrenner's theory of human development: Its evolution from ecology to bioecology. Journal of Family Theory & Review, 5(4), 243–258.

Rothbaum, F., Weisz, J., Pott, M., Miyake, K., & Morelli, G. (2001). Deeper into attachment and culture. American Psychologist, 56(10), 827–829.

Russ, S. W. (2014). Evolutionary, psychoanalytic, and developmental theories of pretend play and creativity. In Pretend play in childhood: Foundation of adult creativity (pp. 29–43). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 

Skoe, E. A. (2014). Measuring care-based moral development: The ethic of care interview. Behavioral Development Bulletin, 19(3), 95–104.

Susskind, J. (2005). Social development. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development (pp. 1191–1197). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Other Readings

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