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Title Handbook of environment in human development / [edited by] Linda Mayes, Michael Lewis.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2012.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Cambridge Handbook of Environment in Human Development -- Title -- Notes on Contributors -- The Role of Environments in Development: An Introduction -- Models of Development -- Trait or Status Model -- The Environmental Model -- The Interactional Model -- Types of Environments -- "Material" or Constructed Environments -- Structure of the Chapters -- Part I. THE "ENVIRONMENTAL" VARIABLE -- 1. Proximal to Distal Environments in Child Development: Theoretical, Structural, Methodological, and Empirical Considerations -- Introduction -- Child-Environment Interactions
Roles of ExperienceMeasurement of the Environment, Phenomenology, and Development -- Bioecological Theory -- The Person -- The Proximal Environment of Child Development -- Microsystem -- DIRECT FAMILY EFFECTS -- HERITABILITY -- DIRECT FAMILY EFFECTS -- EXPERIENCES -- INDIRECT FAMILY EFFECTS: EXPERIENCE -- FAMILY EFFECTS: SIBLINGS -- Effects of the Natural and Designed Environments -- Distal Environments of Child Development -- Mesosystem, Exosystem, and Macrosystem -- Peers -- Day Care -- Socioeconomic Status -- Culture -- Conclusions
2. Risk and Adversity in Developmental Psychopathology: Progress and Future DirectionsRisk Factors and Cumulative Risk Index -- Stressful Life Events and Adversity Exposure -- Methodological and Conceptual Issues -- Definitions and Assessment of Risk -- Longitudinal Analyses of Risk and Adversity Effects -- Specificity and the Unique Contribution of Different Risk and Adversity Factors -- Interaction Effects between Different Sources of Risk and Adversity -- Ethical Issues -- Conclusion -- 3. Maternal Care as the Central Environmental Variable
1. Introduction: Mothers in Focus -- 2. Maternal Care -- 3. Mother and Child Moving toward Independence -- The First Three months -- Four to (about) Eight Months -- Nine to Eighteen Months -- Becoming a Conversational Partner -- Summary -- 4. The Relation between Maternal Care and Infant Development -- The Impact of Postnatal Depression and Maternal Anxiety -- 5. Methodological Considerations in the Measurement of Maternal Care -- 6. Concluding Remarks -- Notes -- 4. Novel Assessment Techniques Aimed at Identifying Proximal and Distal Environmental Risk Factors for Children and Adolescents
Assessment of Proximal Risk FactorsEcological Momentary Assessment -- Utility of EMA with School Aged Children -- Use of EMA to Identify Environmental Risks for Infants -- Methodological Considerations Use of EMA to Identify Environmental Risks for Infants -- Assessment of Home Environment -- The Home Observation for Measurement of the Environment (HOME) -- Structured Parent-Child Interactions -- Dynamic Systems Approach to Assessing Parent-Child Interactions -- Methodological Considerations for Observational Assessments -- Assessment of Distal Risk Factors -- Systematic Social Observation
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Technology.
Summary This volume takes the child's environment (culture, education, family, peers and media) as an essential component of child development.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Child development.
Child psychology.
Environmental psychology.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Mayes, Linda C.
Lewis, Michael, 1937 January 10-
Other Form: Print version: Handbook of environment in human development. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2012 9780521868822 (DLC) 2012000796 (OCoLC)769430064
ISBN 9781139525633 (electronic bk.)
1139525638 (electronic bk.)