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Life-Span Development and Behavior : Volume 10

Life-Span Development and Behavior : Volume 10
Life-Span Development and Behavior
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This serial publication continues to review life-span research and theory in the behavioral and social sciences, particularly work done by psychologists and sociologists conducting programmatic research on current problems and refining theoretical positions. Each volume introduces excellent peer-reviewed empirical research into the field of life-span development while presenting interdisciplinary viewpoints on the topic. Often challenging accepted theories, this series is of great interest to developmental, personality, and social psychologists
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  • Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- Contents of Previous Volumes -- Affective Relationships and Their Lifelong Development -- I. Introduction -- II. How to Conceptualize Affective Relationships -- III. The Conceptual Model and its Assessing Instruments -- IV. The Development of Affective Relationships Throughout Life -- V. Directions for Future Research -- References -- A Life-Span Perspective on Identity Formation: Developments in Form, Function, and Process -- I. Introduction -- II. Erikson as a Life-Span Theorist -- III. Stage V: Identity Versus Identity Diffusion -- IV. Identity: Form, Function, and Process -- V. A Life-Span Perspective on Identity Formation -- VI. Hypotheses for a Life-Span Theory of Identity Formation -- VII. Research Findings to Date -- VIII. Accounting for the High Frequency of Foreclosure Among Adults -- IX. The Meaningfulness of the Identity Construct Across the Life Span -- References -- The Interpersonal Self in Life-Span Developmental Perspective: Theory, Measurement, and Longitudinal Case Analyses -- I. Introduction -- II. The Self and Life-Span Developmental Psychology -- III. The Interpersonal Self: A Structural-Functional Theory -- IV. Empirical Study of the Interpersonal Self -- V. Longitudinal Case Examples -- VI. Conclusion -- References -- The Impact of Divorce on Life-Span Development: Short and Long Term Effects -- I. Demographics of Divorce -- II. Short Term Effects -- III. Long Term Effects -- IV. Conclusion -- References -- Child Development and Social Structure: A Longitudinal Study of Individual Differences -- I. Theory, History, and Design of Project Child Development and Social Structure -- II. Cognitive Development: The Example of Syllogistic Reasoning
  • III. Social Cognitive Development: The Example of Friendship Reasoning -- IV. Outcomes Affected by Development: The Example of Scholastic Achievement (GPA) -- V. Summary and Conclusions -- References -- The Nature of Exceptional Performance -- I. Theoretical and Methodological Considerations -- II. Exceptional Memory Performance -- III. Exceptional Performance in Chess -- IV. Exceptional Performance: Some Generalizations from the Research on Memory Skill and Chess Expertise -- V. Generalizability of Characteristics of Exceptional Performance -- VI. Sports -- VII. Exceptional Music Performance -- VIII. Exceptional Performance in Creative Art and Science -- IX. Conclusion About Generalizability -- References -- Migration, Family, and Career: A Life Course Approach -- I. Introduction -- II. Background -- III. Major Drawbacks in Previous Research -- IV. Towards a More Synthetic Approach -- V. Data -- VI. Methods of Analysis -- VII. Analysis Results -- VIII. Discussion Leading to Future Research Direction -- IX. Summary -- References -- On the Utility of Structural Equation Models for Developmental Research -- I. Introduction -- II. The Logic of SEM in Developmental Research Applications -- III. Descriptive SEM in Developmental Research -- IV. Concluding Comments -- V. Summary -- References -- Methods for the Analysis of Event History Data: A Didactic Overview -- I. Introduction -- II. Fundamentals of Event History Analysis -- III. Estimation of Models for Event History Analysis -- IV. Conclusion -- References -- Development, Time, and Catastrophe: An Alternate View of Discontinuity -- I. Introduction -- II. The Notion of Time -- III. Time as a Process in all Psychological Phenomena -- IV. Development and the Study of Time
  • V. If it is Discontinuous, What is There to Study in Development? -- VI. Chance Encounters -- VII. Models of Discontinuity, or Order in Chaos -- VIII. What Do Development Psychologists Do Now? -- References -- Author Index -- Subject Index
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