This affordable paperback course textbook has been adapted from the landmark four-volume Handbook of Applied Developmental Science (SAGE 2003). In 20 chapters, Applied Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook brings together the latest in theory and application from applied developmental science and the positive psychology movement. This advanced text summarizes and synthesizes the best scientific knowledge from ADS to help readers understand the efforts being made around the world to ensure that all children and adolescents develop into healthy adults who contribute positively to society.   

Neural Development and Lifelong Plasticity

Neural development and lifelong plasticity
Charles A.Nelson

The formation and growth of the human brain is surely one of the most remarkable, albeit unfinished, scientific stories of the past 25 years. Although in the United States, the 1990s were declared to be the “decade of the brain,” it is clear as we enter the early 21st century that our knowledge of brain ...

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