Handbook of Developmental Systems Theory and Methodology

Edited by Peter C. M. Molenaar, Richard M. Lerner, and Karl M. Newell

Hardcovere-bookprint + e-book
December 18, 2013
ISBN 9781609185091
Price: $145.00
517 Pages
Size: 7" x 10"
December 18, 2013
Price: $145.00
517 Pages
print + e-book
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517 Pages

I. Introduction

1. Developmental Systems Theory and Methodology: A View of the Issues, Peter C. M. Molenaar, Richard M. Lerner, and Karl M. Newell

II. Relational Developmental Systems Theory

2. Relational Developmental Systems and Developmental Science: A Focus on Methodology, Willis F. Overton

3. Relational Developmental Systems Theories of Positive Youth Development: Methodological Issues and Implications, G. John Geldhof, Edmond P. Bowers, Sara K. Johnson, Rachel Hershberg, Lacey Hilliard, Jacqueline V. Lerner, and Richard M. Lerner

4. Developmental Systems Science: Extending Developmental Science with Systems Science Methodologies, Jennifer Brown Urban, Nathaniel Osgood, Janet Okamoto, Patricia Mabry, and Kristen Hassmiller Lich

III. Epigenetic Development and Evolution

5. Epigenetics and Generative Dynamics: How Development Directs Evolution, Mae-Wan Ho

6. Dynamical Systems, the Epigenetic Landscape, and Punctuated Equilibria, Peter T. Saunders    

IV. Neural Networks and Development

7. Nonlinear Epigenetic Variance in Developmental Processes, Maartje E. J. Raijmakers, Kees Jan Kan, Annemie Ploeger, and Han L. J. van der Maas

8. Dynamical Systems Thinking: From Metaphor to Neural Theory, Gregor Schöner

V. Dynamics of Development

9. Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation: The Linear Case, Flavio Cunha and James J. Heckman

10. Dynamics of Development: A Complex Systems Approach, Han L. J. van der Maas, Kees Jan Kan, Abe Hofman, and Maartje E. J. Raijmakers

11. Dynamic Development of Brain and Behavior, Kurt W. Fischer and Paul van Geert

12. Dynamics of Motor Learning and Development across the Life Span, Karl M. Newell and Yeou-Teh Liu

VI. Dynamics of Social Interaction

13. Differential Equations for Evaluating Theoretical Models of Dyadic Interactions, Emilio Ferrer and Joel Steele

14. A Differential Equations Model for the Ovarian Hormone Cycle, Steven M. Boker, Michael C. Neale, and Kelly L. Klump

VII. Nonlinear Dynamical Models of Development

15. A Regimen-Switching Longitudinal Model of Alcohol Lapse-Relapse, Sy-Miin Chow, Katie Witkiewitz, Raoul Grasman, R. Shane Hutton, and Stephen A. Maisto

VIII. Nonergodic Developmental Systems

16. Idiographic Applications: Issues of Ergodicity and Generalizability, Wayne F. Velicer, Steven F. Babbin, and Richard Palumbo

17. New Trends in the Inductive Use of Relational Developmental Systems Theory: Ergodicity, Nonstationarity, and Heterogeneity, Peter C. M. Molenaar and John R. Nesselroade

IX. Complex Systems Model in Human Development: Reevaluation and Future Directions

18. The Landscape of Inductive Developmental Systems, Phillip K. Wood