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Author Molenaar, Peter C. M
Title Handbook of Developmental Systems Theory and Methodology
Imprint New York : Guilford Publications, 2013
©2014
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Note Cover -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Preface -- Contents -- Part I. Introduction -- Chapter 1. Developmental Systems Theory and Methodology: A View of the Issues -- Part II. Relational Developmental Systems Theory -- Chapter 2. Relational Developmental Systems and Developmental Science: A Focus on Methodology -- Chapter 3. Relational Developmental Systems Theories of Positive Youth Development: Methodological Issues and Implications -- Chapter 4. Developmental Systems Science: Extending Developmental Science with Systems Science Methodologies -- Part III. Epigenetic Development and Evolution -- Chapter 5. How Development Directs Evolution -- Chapter 6. Dynamical Systems, the Epigenetic Landscape, and Punctuated Equilibria -- Part IV. Neural Networks and Development -- Chapter 7. Nonlinear Epigenetic Variance in Developmental Processes -- Chapter 8. Dynamical Systems Thinking: From Metaphor to Neural Theory -- Part V. Dynamics of Development -- Chapter 9. Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation: The Linear Case -- Chapter 10. Dynamics of Development: A Complex Systems Approach -- Chapter 11. Dynamic Development of Brain and Behavior -- Chapter 12. Dynamics of Motor Learning and Development across the Life Span -- Part VI. Dynamics of Social Interaction -- Chapter 13. Differential Equations for Evaluating Theoretical Models of Dyadic Interactions -- Chapter 14. A Differential Equations Model for the Ovarian Hormone Cycle -- Part VII. Nonlinear Dynamical Models of Development -- Chapter 15. A Regime-Switching Longitudinal Model of Alcohol Lapse-Relapse -- Part VIII. Nonergodic Developmental Systems -- Chapter 16. Idiographic Applications: Issues of Ergodicity and Generalizability
Chapter 17. New Trends in the Inductive Use of Relational Developmental Systems Theory: Ergodicity, Nonstationarity, and Heterogeneity -- Part IX. Complex Systems Models in Human Development: Reevaluation and Future Directions -- Chapter 18. The Landscape of Inductive Developmental Systems -- Author Index -- Subject Index -- About the Editors -- Contributors
Developmental systems theory provides powerful tools for predicting complex, dynamic interactions among biological and environmental processes in human behavior and health. This groundbreaking handbook provides a roadmap for integrating key concepts of developmental systems theory (such as self-organization, reciprocal dynamic interaction, and probabilistic epigenesis) and simulation models (connectionist and agent-based models) with advanced dynamic modeling approaches for testing these theories and models. Internationally renowned developmental science scholars present innovations in research design, measurement, and analysis that offer new means of generating evidence-based decisions to optimize the course of health and positive functioning across the life span. Topics include epigenetic development and evolution; the relationship between neural systems growth and psychological development; the role of family environments in shaping children's cognitive skills and associated adult outcomes, and more
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Molenaar, Peter C. M. Handbook of Developmental Systems Theory and Methodology New York : Guilford Publications,c2013 9781609185091
Subject Developmental psychology.;Developmental psychobiology.;System theory
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Alt Author Lerner, Richard M
Newell, Karl M
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