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Theories of Developmental Psychology

3.64  ·  Rating details ·  160 ratings  ·  14 reviews
Miller offers the most accessible and comprehensive presentation of the main theories of developmental psychology available today. The superb scholarship and thoughtful analyses includes an evaluation of each theory's strengths and weaknesses, as well as excerpts from the theorists' work.
Paperback, 491 pages
Published April 10th 2001 by Worth Publishers (first published 1983)
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Kellerrenate
Nov 12, 2009 rated it really liked it
tedious....
Rana Parascantika
Mar 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
usefull
Patrick
Jul 01, 2008 rated it it was ok
Shelves: education
Not quite wretchedly boring. Maybe "slightly numbing."
Susan
Mar 03, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: psychology
Everything you ever wanted to know (and more) about the theories of Freud, Piaget, etc.,etc.
Brandon Prince
textbook survey from a positivist, CBT perspective. Not worthless. Boring af.
Sian
Jan 05, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Dosen & Mahasiswa Psikologi
Shelves: psikologi
Sebelum membaca buku ini, saya telah membaca beberapa buku tentang teori psikologi perkembangan, yang memberi wawasan tentang teori-teori itu, dengan penjelasan yang relatif serupa. Ketika membaca buku ini, saya mendapatkan kejelasan tentang posisi dan perbandingan teori-teori tersebut dalam beberapa hal. Pembahasan buku ini dimulai dari sketsa biografi ahli yang mengajukan teori, oientasi umum, deskripsi teori, mekanisme perkembangan, posisi teori dalam isu perkembangan, hakikat teoretikal, dan ...more
Lawrence
Aug 02, 2008 rated it really liked it
A bit dense and encyclopedic, but lots of good stuff about Freud, Piaget and Vygotski, folks my classmates were reading while I jealously bitched that "all they had to do was have discussions and write end of term papers."

The hand on the cover is so little!!
Saba
Jan 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
Very comprehensive, and interesting. It covers major developmental theories in psychology. It seemed a bit boring at the first few chapters but became much more interesting in the remaining ones. Miller explains every theory in complete detail, she uses many references and lots of examples.
Lori
Jul 14, 2015 rated it liked it
One of the texts for my graduate course in Dev Psych. The author is knowledgeable, but not concise. It was tedious reading.
Abed Helo
i need this book plz
Mary Rice
Jul 13, 2008 rated it really liked it
Read it for my graduate studies. Good condensation, but I could tell where her knowledge gaps were.
Celestino Lopez III
Jan 05, 2017 rated it it was ok
The 5th edition is a disaster. Used in grad school and even professor disliked. Good information just poorly put together.
ashley
Jan 01, 2009 added it
absolutely wonderful if you are looking to attain a concise synopsis of developmental theory
Heather Bee
It was easy to read, which is good because I don't care much for developmental psychology.
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Patricia H. Miller, Ph.D.
Department Head
Professor, Life-Span Developmental Psychology Program

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1970

Academic Information

Dr. Miller joined the Psychology faculty in Fall, 2001 and became Psychology Department Head in July, 2005; She previously was Director of the Institute of Women's Studies, 2001-2005. Formerly, Dr. Miller was Professor of Psychology at the Univer
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