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Life-Span Developmental Psychology

Life-Span Developmental Psychology AND DEFINITION It was a happy circumstance that the decision to invite the first review the bicentennial anniversary of this field. It was in 1777 when chapter on life-span developmental psychology coincided very closely with a German philosopher-psychologist, published the first major work on mann 1970, Reinert 1979). Although Tetens referred to no empirical re­ search in the strict sense, he stated with fair precision many of the basic work and that of Carus (1808) present a lucid introspection and common­ propositions of a life-span approach to the study of behavior. Moreover, his human development from a life-span developmental perspective (Groff­ J. N. Tetens, sense-based account of many behavioral changes associated with individual ontogeny from birth to death. Another important publication, marking the birth of an empirically founded account of life-span human development, is Quetelet's book, A Treatise on Man and the Development ofhis Faculties, published in 1835 in French and 1842 in English. Quetelet's book is a stantive comprehensiveness and methodological quality ( Baltes 1979, Hof­ Life-span developmental psychology is concerned with the description, explanation, and modification (optimization) of developmental processes in the human life course from conception to death. Like other developmental tal psychology is not http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annual Review of Psychology Annual Reviews

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Publisher
Annual Reviews
Copyright
Copyright 1980 Annual Reviews. All rights reserved
Subject
Review Articles
ISSN
0066-4308
eISSN
1545-2085
DOI
10.1146/annurev.ps.31.020180.000433
pmid
7362217
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Abstract

AND DEFINITION It was a happy circumstance that the decision to invite the first review the bicentennial anniversary of this field. It was in 1777 when chapter on life-span developmental psychology coincided very closely with a German philosopher-psychologist, published the first major work on mann 1970, Reinert 1979). Although Tetens referred to no empirical re­ search in the strict sense, he stated with fair precision many of the basic work and that of Carus (1808) present a lucid introspection and common­ propositions of a life-span approach to the study of behavior. Moreover, his human development from a life-span developmental perspective (Groff­ J. N. Tetens, sense-based account of many behavioral changes associated with individual ontogeny from birth to death. Another important publication, marking the birth of an empirically founded account of life-span human development, is Quetelet's book, A Treatise on Man and the Development ofhis Faculties, published in 1835 in French and 1842 in English. Quetelet's book is a stantive comprehensiveness and methodological quality ( Baltes 1979, Hof­ Life-span developmental psychology is concerned with the description, explanation, and modification (optimization) of developmental processes in the human life course from conception to death. Like other developmental tal psychology is not

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Annual Review of PsychologyAnnual Reviews

Published: Feb 1, 1980

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