Developmental Psychology provides student readers with essential help in all aspects of their first course in developmental psychology, including advice on revising exams, preparing and writing course assessment materials, and enhancing and progressing their knowledge and skills in line with course requirements on a developmental psychology course.
Chapter 1.5: Thinking like a Developmental Psychologist
Thinking like a Developmental Psychologist
The key to success in your developmental psychology module is to learn how to think like a developmental psychologist, including how to speak the language of academic psychology, using their terms and phrases in a relevant way and understanding how to make links between topics and common themes. This book will give you hints and tips to guide you. It will ensure that you become confident about when and how to use this language and the ways of thinking about the world that come with this language. This will be the focus of both this section and more specifically of part two.
This initial part of the book has introduced some of the basics of developmental psychology by ...