Humans as Self-Constructing Living Systems: A Developmental Perspective on Behavior and Personality
by Ford, Donald H.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1987 2018-01-04. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Minor ink underlining. 1987 Trade Paperback. 787 pp. CONTENTS: Preface; Part I: The Conceptual Framework; 1. The Nature of Humans 2. Organized Complexity 3. The Person as a Self-Constructing Living System 4. Processes of Change in Living Systems 5. Principles of Human Development and Change; Part II: Human Personality and the Content and Organization of Behavior; 6. Biological Bases of Self-Organization and Self-Construction 7. Information-Consciousness-Attention (ICA) Arousal 8. Information Transactions and Perception 9. Cognition, Information Processing, and Remembering 10. The Directive Function: Intentions and Personal Goals 11. Control Functions: Problem Solving and Behavior Organization 12. Regulatory Functions: Biochemical, Affective, and Cognitive 13. Energizing Selective Action and Emotional Arousal 14. Transactional Functions: Organization of Actions 15. Transactional Functions: Communication 16. The Person and Personality Development; Epilogue: Social Implications of the Living Systems Framework; References; Author Index; Subject Index. (Inventory #: 2176496)
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