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Beyond The Dyad

  • Michael Lewis

Part of the Genesis of Behavior book series (GOBE, volume 4)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Michael Lewis
    Pages 1-12
  3. Saul Feinman, Michael Lewis
    Pages 13-41
  4. Thomas S. Weisner
    Pages 43-58
  5. Candice Feiring, Michael Lewis
    Pages 59-89
  6. Michael Lewis, Candice Feiring, Miriam Kotsonis
    Pages 129-160
  7. Barbara R. Tinsley, Ross D. Parke
    Pages 161-194
  8. Ross A. Thompson, Michael E. Lamb
    Pages 195-221
  9. Zick Rubin, Jone Sloman
    Pages 223-250
  10. Jay Belsky, Elliot Robins, Wendy Gamble
    Pages 251-279
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 323-335

About this book

Introduction

How are we to understand the complex forces that shape human be­ havior? A variety of diverse perspectives, drawing on studies of human behavioral ontogeny, as well as humanity's evolutionary heritage, seem to provide the best likelihood of success. It is in an attempt to synthesize such potentially disparate approaches to human development into an integrated whole that we undertake this series on the genesis of behav­ ior. In many respects, the incredible burgeoning of research in child development over the last decade or two seems like a thousand lines of inquiry spreading outward in an incoherent starburst of effort. The need exists to provide, on an ongoing basis, an arena of discourse within which the threads of continuity between those diverse lines of research on human development can be woven into a fabric of meaning and understanding. Scientists, scholars, and those who attempt to translate their efforts into the practical realities of the care and guidance of infants and children are the audience that we seek to reach. Each requires the opportunity to see-to the degree that our knowledge in given areas permits-various aspects of development in a coherent, integrated fash­ ion. It is hoped that this series-which will bring together research on infant biology, developing infant capacities, animal models, the impact of social, cultural, and familial forces on development, and the distorted products of such forces under certain circumstances-will serve these important social and scientific needs.

Keywords

Pet behavior biological biology development ecology environment evolution influence iron mammals ontogeny social behavior socialization stress

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Lewis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsRutgers Medical School—University of Medicine and Dentistry of New JerseyNew BrunswickUSA

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