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Theories of adolescence by Rolf Eduard Helmut Muuss

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Adolescence

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Edition Notes

Statementby Rolf E. Muuss.
SeriesStudies in psychology
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. --
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17033382M

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Behavioral theories of child development focus on how environmental interaction influences behavior and is based on the theories of theorists such as John B. Watson, Ivan Pavlov, and B. F. Skinner. These theories deal only with observable behaviors. Development is considered a reaction to rewards, punishments, stimuli, and reinforcement. When the first edition of the Handbook was published in , the empirical study of adolescence, by our calculation, was barely 5 years old. Much of what was prepared for that Handbook was, of necessity, theoretical because there was very little empirical work on which contributors could draw. A. Definition of Adolescence and fathers of adolescence: G. Stanley Hall, Sigmund Freud, and Margaret Mead. To Hall, adolescents experience an evolutionarily-shaped, biologically process of storm and stress Published the 2 volume book on Adolescence in To Freud, the task of adolescence is to balance biological urges with cultural File Size: KB. Theories of adolescence. Though the first edition of Theories of Adolescence was published by Random House a quarter of a century ago, the need for the continuous revisions of the book demonstrated both the importance of theories in understanding psychological phenomena and the ever changing nature of the field.