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Human Development Across the Lifespan -- GEXTH 6032

Michaela Kirby, Professor

Selected Readings

Eamon, M. (2001). The effects of poverty on children's socioemotional development: An ecological systems analysis. Social Work, 46(3), 256-266.

Neville, H., Andersson, A., Bagdade, O., Bell, T., Currin, J., Fanning, J., ...Yamada, Y. (2008). Effects of music training on brain and cognitive development in underprivileged 3- to 5-year olds: Preliminary results. Learning, Arts, and the Brain.  Retrieved from the Dana Foundationwebsite: http://www.dana.org/news/publications/detail.aspx?id=10752

Selected Journals

Video: What do Babies Think?

"Alison Gopnik takes us into the fascinating minds of babies and children, and shows us how much we understand before we even realize we do." A TED Talk.

Video: Birth of a Word

"Deb Roy studies how children learn language, and designs machines that learn to communicate in human-like ways." A TED Talk.

Books & Chapters

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