By Patricia H. Miller. In this ebook, you will be introduced to Theories of Developmental Psychology. Always reflective of the latest research and thinking in the field, Patricia Miller’s acclaimed text offers an ideal way to help students understand and distinguish the major theoretical schools of child development. This fully updated new edition includes a new focus on biological theories of development.
Piaget’s Cognitive-Stage Theory and the Neo-Piagetians, and Freud’s and Erikson’s Psychoanalytic Theories are a few of the concepts that are compressively covered in this book. The Author, Dr. Patricia H. Miller composed these concepts based on the research and the legacy of founding fathers of developmental psychology.
About the author: Dr. Miller is a psychology professor at San Francisco State University with a Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. She has worked as Department Head, Associate Dean, and Director of Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, the University of Florida, and the University of Georgia. Her research focuses on children’s cognitive development. She focuses on executive function, metacognition, memory, attention, social cognitive development, philosophy of mind, and gender in particular. Conceptions of development and feminist theories of knowledge are two of her theoretical interests. The impact of exercise on children’s executive function and school accomplishment is a current topic of research financed by the National Institutes of Health.”