The Developmental Psychologists: Research Adventures Across the Lifespan follows upon the success of The Undaunted Psychologist: Adventures in Research and The Social Psychologists: Research Adventures. In The Developmental Psychologists, as in the previous books, the authors give the reader an "insiders" view on the process of how psychological research takes place.The Developmental Psychologists is a dynamic collection of personal adventures that will help bring to life and enrich the material presented in a typical human development course. Contributors have provided lively accounts covering a broad range of topics that closely parallel texts in developmental psychology.As students read about the experiences of each contributor, they will begin to see how these researchers encountered significant ant issues and developed research strategies to study them. The contributors show the interactions between one's personal life and career and how the two are often woven together in an interesting and successful manner. The contributors tell how they encountered research issues that were especially interesting, unique, and/or problematic, and that demanded some form of resolution or understanding. In the process they provide an insider's view of developmental research by stressing critical thinking and problem solving aspects of research, as well as the personal and situational factors that influence decisions making
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The perfect supplement for any developmental psychology course.
Contributors were chosen for the excellence of their contributions to developmental psychology and also for their ability to communicate to readers.
Although each chapter has its own flavor, each contributor gives the reader a view of the researcher as a person dealing with the planning, design and methodology of scientific inquiry.
This text gives the student personal insight into the process of research in developmental psychology, and communicates the excitement and enthusiasm of the research.
Each chapter is written in a lively and compelling narrative style.
This book ultimately tells students the story of becoming a developmental psychologist.
Unlike any other book on the market, The Developmental Psychologists shows researchers as "real people" who stumble, make mistakes and ultimately overcome obstacles and achieve success.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 70072590