Developmental Roots: How Developmental Psychology Can Inform Psychology: Discussion
Callaghan, Tara C., Canadian Psychology
The preceding papers serve as a testimony to the strength of developmental psychology in providing insight into the workings of human psychology. We have seen a range of influences, from methodological to theoretical, all having an important impact on general psychological understanding and debate. In this discussion I will attempt to review the influences that each of the researchers has illuminated, and to raise questions that emerge from consideration of their papers.
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Publication information: Article title: Developmental Roots: How Developmental Psychology Can Inform Psychology: Discussion. Contributors: Callaghan, Tara C. - Author. Journal title: Canadian Psychology. Volume: 34. Issue: 3 Publication date: July 1993. Page number: 315. © Canadian Psychological Association Aug 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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