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Neil J. Salkind has been teaching at the University of Kansas for 30 years, in the Department of Psychology and Research in Education with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Human Development and Family Life. He regularly teaches courses in developmental theories, life-span development, statistics, and research methods. He received his PhD in human development from the University of Maryland. He has published more than 80 professional papers and is the author of several college-level textbooks, including Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics (now in 2/e), Child Development, Exploring Research, and Introduction to Theories of Human Development (Sage 2004). He was editor of Child Development Abstracts and Bibliography from 1989 through 2002. He is active in the Society for Research in Child Development.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Social evolution -- Encyclopedias.
Human evolution -- Encyclopedias.
Developmental psychology -- Encyclopedias.
Human behavior -- Encyclopedias.