Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood: Growing Up to be Middle-aged

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Routledge, 2017 - 318 sivua
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table of Contents -- List of figures -- List of tables -- List of boxes -- Preface -- Part 1 Introduction to the Jyväskylä Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development -- Chapter 1 How the Longitudinal Study Began -- 1.1 A historical context for the study of aggression -- 1.2 Positive behavior in an impulse control model and the goals of the study -- 1.3 Research conditions in Finland and in the longitudinal study -- Chapter 2 The Execution of the Longitudinal Study -- 2.1 The research sample and the major waves of data collection -- 2.2 Attrition and the representativeness of the sample -- 2.3 Additional data collections -- 2.4 Assessment methods -- 2.5 Data analysis -- Chapter 3 Reflections on the Research Process -- 3.1 The evaluation of choices -- 3.2 Recommendations for launching a longitudinal study -- 3.3 What is development? -- Part 2 The development of personality and psychological functioning -- Chapter 4 Theoretical Frameworks for the Study of Socioemotional Development -- 4.1 From cognitive control of impulses to self-control -- 4.2 Updated framework -- 4.3 Three layers of personality for organizing research findings -- Chapter 5 The Person as Social Actor -- 5.1 Questions to be answered -- 5.2 Socioemotional behavior in childhood and adolescence -- 5.3 Children grow and adult styles of life emerge -- 5.4 Maturation, adjustment, or growth in adult personality -- 5.5 Childhood socioemotional behaviors as predictors of adult personality characteristics -- Chapter 6 The Person as Motivated Agent -- 6.1 The transition to adulthood -- 6.2 The length and timing of one's education -- 6.3 Goals and values -- Chapter 7 The Person as Autobiographical Author and an "Experiencer" of Life -- 7.1 A holistic approach to personality -- 7.2 Self-reflections

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Lea Pulkkinen, PhD, is Professor of Psychology Emerita at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. For 40 years, she has conducted a longitudinal study on personality and social development. Her interest has focused on the continuity of positive and problem behaviors over time, and transformation of findings into policy for improving the quality of life in childhood and adulthood.

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