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The Concept of Development

An Issue in the Study of Human Behavior

1967

Dale B. Harris, editor

The Concept of Development

This book is a must for persons seriously concerned with the concept of development in any field.

Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography

The Concept of Development

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The Concept of Development

Dale B. Harris, the editor, was a professor of psychology at Pennsylvania State University and former director of the University of Minnesota Institute of Child Welfare, a research center devoted to the study of child growth and development now known as the Institute of Child Development.

The Concept of Development

This book is a must for persons seriously concerned with the concept of development in any field.

Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography

The Concept of Development

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Foreword BY Malcolm M. Willey
Problems in Formulating a Scientific Concept of Develop-
ment BY Dale B. Harris, INSTITUTE OF CHILD WELFARE, UNI-
VERSITY OF MINNESOTA 3
Determinism and Development BY Ernest Nagel, DEPART-
MENT OF PHILOSOPHY, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 15
Dynamics of Development: Systems in Process BY John E.
Anderson, INSTITUTE OF CHILD WELFARE, UNIVERSITY OF MIN-
NESOTA 25
BIOLOGY AND GROWTH
The Concept of "Development" in Biology BY Viktor Ham-
burger, DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY 49
The Genetic and Environmental Differentiation of Behavior
BY /. P. Scott, ROSCOE B. JACKSON MEMORIAL LABORATORY,
BAR HARBOR, MAINE 59
The Concept of Development in Comparative Psychology BY
T. C. Schneirla, AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY, NEW
YORK CITY 78
A Descriptive Concept of Physical Development BY Howard
V. Meredith, CHILD WELFARE RESEARCH STATION, IOWA STATE
UNIVERSITY log
ix
ISSUES IN THE STUDY OF DEVELOPMENT
v
x The Concept of Development
THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR
The Concept of Development from a Comparative and Or-
ganismic Point of View BY Heinz Werner, DEPARTMENT OF
PSYCHOLOGY, CLARK UNIVERSITY 125
Identification as a Form of Behavioral Development BY Rob-
ert R. Sears, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, STANFORD UNIVER-
SITY 149
An Experimental Psychology of Development: Pipe Dream
or Possibility? BY Wallace A. Russell, DEPARTMENT OF PSY-
CHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 162
THE CONCEPT OF DEVELOPMENT IN THE HUMANITIES
AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Organism and Humanism: An Empirical View BY Norman J.
DeWltt, DEPARTMENT OF CLASSICAL LANGUAGES, UNIVERSITY OF
MINNESOTA 177
Clio Puts the Question BY Herbert Heaton, DEPARTMENT OF
HISTORY, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 199
Evolution and Development: A View of Anthropology BY
Robert F. Spencer, DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY, UNIVER-
SITY OF MINNESOTA 214
SOCIAL APPLICATIONS
OF THE DEVELOPMENTAL CONCEPT
Significance of Growth and Development to the Practicing
Physician BY John A. Anderson, M.D., DEPARTMENT OF PEDI-
ATRICS, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 227
The Relation between Early Childhood Development and
Psychopathology BY Hyman S. Lippman, M.D., AMHERST
WILDER CHILD GUIDANCE CLINIC, ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA 234
The Concept of Development Which Underlies the Social
Work Helping Process BY John C. Kidneigh, SCHOOL OF SO-
CIAL WORK, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA 244
Developmental Theory in Education BY Willard C. Olson,
SCHOOL OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 259
Index 275