Making sense of developmental dynamics

Spencer, John P. ORCID: (2019) Making sense of developmental dynamics. Early Human Development, 63 (Suppl. 3-4). pp. 255-263. ISSN 0018-716X

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This commentary on the developmental dynamics special issue in Human Development identifies a set of common principles shared in the target articles. These common principles highlight how the dynamic approach has matured in the last 20 years into a mainstream developmental perspective. The commentary then discusses three core challenges facing the dynamic approach – the challenge of clear communication, the challenge of clearly defining learning in development, and the challenge of embracing the dynamics of neural systems. The commentary concludes with a charge inspired by Esther Thelen’s work – to be relevant in the lives of children.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Psychology
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Developmental Science
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2020 03:16
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2022 05:43
DOI: 10.1159/000504296


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