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Darcia Narvaez - Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy - 9780199755059 - V9780199755059
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Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy

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Description for Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy Hardback. Editor(s): Narvaez, Darcia; Panksepp, Jaak; Schore, Allan N.; Gleason, Tracy R., Ph.D. Num Pages: 506 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JMC; JMR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 164 x 36. Weight in Grams: 862.
The field of cognitive psychology has expanded rapidly in recent years, with experts in affective and cognitive neuroscience revealing more about mammalian brain function than ever before. In contrast, psychological problems such as ADHD, autism, anxiety, and depression are on the rise, as are medical conditions such as diabetes, obesity, and autoimmune disorders. Why, in this era of unprecedented scientific self-knowledge, does there seem to be so much uncertainty about what human beings need for optimal development? Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development asserts that human development is being misshaped by government policies, social practices, and public beliefs that ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
512
Condition
New
Number of Pages
506
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780199755059
SKU
V9780199755059
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-1

About Darcia Narvaez
Darcia Narvaez is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame. Her research focuses on moral development through the lifespan with a particular emphasis on early life effects on the neurobiology underpinning moral functioning (triune ethics theory). Dr. Narvaez has co-authored or co-edited seven books and is editor of the Journal of Moral Education. Jaak Panksepp is the ... Read more

Reviews for Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy
This ambitious book asks such profound questions as: Where do we come from? Why and how are we who we are? In light of evolutionary theory, the authors concentrate specifically on interpersonal experiences early in life and their influence on later health... The text provides a window into the pioneering work in the study of human evolution.
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