By Dolores Pushkar, William M. Bukowski, Alex E. Schwartzman, Dale M. Stack, Donna R. White

ISBN-10: 0306458144

ISBN-13: 9780306458149

ISBN-10: 0306471493

ISBN-13: 9780306471490

This e-book arises from a convention held in November 1996 designed to ascertain how competence will be greater within the various levels ofthe lifespan. To this finish, we introduced jointly eminent researchers in numerous parts of human development―infancy, early life, and maturity, together with the past due grownup years. The convention was once in keeping with the basis that dialogue bobbing up from the interfaces of study and perform might bring up our wisdom of and stimulate the extra software of potent interventions designed to enhance competence. The editors desire to recognize the contributions of Concordia college and the Fonds pour los angeles Formation de Chercheurs et l’Aide a los angeles Recherche (FCAR) in supplying investment and different advice towards the convention “Improving Competence around the Lifespan” and towards the ebook of this e-book. ultimately, we want to show our gratitude to the various scholars linked to our Centre for his or her aid and to Gail Pitts and Lesley Husband of the Centre for learn in Human improvement for his or her information. we're specially thankful to Donna Craven, Centre for learn in Human improvement, for her heroic paintings on either the convention and the current quantity. shall we no longer have met our ambitions with out you.

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