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Sensitive Periods in Development : interdisciplinary Perspectives

By: Bornstein, M. H.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Crosscurrents in Contemporary Psychology Series: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (309 p.).ISBN: 9781317767459.Subject(s): Behavior, Animal | Critical periods (Biology) | Developmental psychobiologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sensitive Periods in Development : interdisciplinary PerspectivesDDC classification: 155.2 LOC classification: QP360 .S46 1987Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Series Prologue; Table of Contents; Preface; PART I: SENSITIVE PERIODS IN DEVELOPMENT: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES; 1. Sensitive Periods in Development: Definition, Existence, Utility, and Meaning; Introduction; Structural Characteristics; Causal Interpretations; Conclusions; References; 2. Developmental Changes in Sensitivity to Experience; Introduction; The Nature of the Evidence; Limitations of the Evidence; Types and Levels of Explanation; Distinguishing Between Explanations of the Same Type; Recovering the Capacity for Change
ConclusionsReferences; PART II: SENSITIVE PERIODS IN INFRAHUMAN PSYCHOBIOLOGY AND HUMAN NEUROPSYCHOLOGY; 3. Perceptual Development and Experience-Dependent Changes in Cat Visual Cortex; Introduction; Visual Development in the Cat; Activity-Dependent Development in Area; Behavioral Significance of Experience-Dependent Brain Development; Conclusions; References; 4. Critical Events During Sensitive Periods of Social Development in Rats; Introduction; The Setting; Suckling; Huddling Behavior; Home Orientation; Sexual Behavior; Conclusions; References
5. Imprinting and the Critical Period for Social Attachments: Some Laboratory InvestigationsIntroduction; Laboratory Investigations of Imprinting; The Motivational Substrate for Imprinting; Conclusions; References; 6. Neural Insult and Critical Period Concepts; Introduction; Conceptions and Definitions of Critical Periods; Neural Maturation and Optimal/Sensitve Periods; Recovery From Acute Brain Lesions; Effects of Early Undernutrition; Conclusions and Implications; References; 7. Crucial Period Effect in Psychoendocrinology: Two Syndromes, Abuse Dwarfism and Female (CVAH) Hermaphroditism
IntroductionSyndrome of Abuse Dwarfism; Sex Dimorphism of Behavior: Sheep and Monkey Experiments; Female Hermaphroditism with Congenital Virilizing Adrenal Hyperplasia (CVAH); Conclusions; References; PART III: SENSITIVE PERIODS IN HUMAN PSYCHOLOGY; 8. Is There a "Sensitive Period" in Human Mental Development?; Introduction; Experience and Development; Sensitive Periods in Human Development: The Interaction of Experience and Developmental Level; A Multivariate View of Early Intellectual Growth; Criteria of Sensitive Periods in Human Mental Development; Conclusions; References
9. Relevance of the Notion of a Critical Period to Language AcquisitionIntroduction; The Critical Period in Theories of Language Development; Conclusions; References; 10. Critical Periods in Psychoanalytic Theories of Personality Development; Introduction; The Classical View: Freud and Others; Current Theoretical Conceptions; Conclusions; References; 11. Mother-Infant Bonding as a Critical Period; Introduction; Defining Bonding and Attachment; Effects of Mother-Infant Contact and Separation; Studies Failing to Support the Bonding Hypothesis; Conclusions; References
12. Critical Periods in Processes of Social Organization
Summary: First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Series Prologue; Table of Contents; Preface; PART I: SENSITIVE PERIODS IN DEVELOPMENT: INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES; 1. Sensitive Periods in Development: Definition, Existence, Utility, and Meaning; Introduction; Structural Characteristics; Causal Interpretations; Conclusions; References; 2. Developmental Changes in Sensitivity to Experience; Introduction; The Nature of the Evidence; Limitations of the Evidence; Types and Levels of Explanation; Distinguishing Between Explanations of the Same Type; Recovering the Capacity for Change

ConclusionsReferences; PART II: SENSITIVE PERIODS IN INFRAHUMAN PSYCHOBIOLOGY AND HUMAN NEUROPSYCHOLOGY; 3. Perceptual Development and Experience-Dependent Changes in Cat Visual Cortex; Introduction; Visual Development in the Cat; Activity-Dependent Development in Area; Behavioral Significance of Experience-Dependent Brain Development; Conclusions; References; 4. Critical Events During Sensitive Periods of Social Development in Rats; Introduction; The Setting; Suckling; Huddling Behavior; Home Orientation; Sexual Behavior; Conclusions; References

5. Imprinting and the Critical Period for Social Attachments: Some Laboratory InvestigationsIntroduction; Laboratory Investigations of Imprinting; The Motivational Substrate for Imprinting; Conclusions; References; 6. Neural Insult and Critical Period Concepts; Introduction; Conceptions and Definitions of Critical Periods; Neural Maturation and Optimal/Sensitve Periods; Recovery From Acute Brain Lesions; Effects of Early Undernutrition; Conclusions and Implications; References; 7. Crucial Period Effect in Psychoendocrinology: Two Syndromes, Abuse Dwarfism and Female (CVAH) Hermaphroditism

IntroductionSyndrome of Abuse Dwarfism; Sex Dimorphism of Behavior: Sheep and Monkey Experiments; Female Hermaphroditism with Congenital Virilizing Adrenal Hyperplasia (CVAH); Conclusions; References; PART III: SENSITIVE PERIODS IN HUMAN PSYCHOLOGY; 8. Is There a "Sensitive Period" in Human Mental Development?; Introduction; Experience and Development; Sensitive Periods in Human Development: The Interaction of Experience and Developmental Level; A Multivariate View of Early Intellectual Growth; Criteria of Sensitive Periods in Human Mental Development; Conclusions; References

9. Relevance of the Notion of a Critical Period to Language AcquisitionIntroduction; The Critical Period in Theories of Language Development; Conclusions; References; 10. Critical Periods in Psychoanalytic Theories of Personality Development; Introduction; The Classical View: Freud and Others; Current Theoretical Conceptions; Conclusions; References; 11. Mother-Infant Bonding as a Critical Period; Introduction; Defining Bonding and Attachment; Effects of Mother-Infant Contact and Separation; Studies Failing to Support the Bonding Hypothesis; Conclusions; References

12. Critical Periods in Processes of Social Organization

First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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