SVIBOR - Project code: 6-06-003


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Project code: 6-06-003

Psychological and neurophysiological child development

Main researcher: ŽUŽUL, MIOMIR (91986)

Type of research: basic
Duration from: 01/01/91. to 01/01/97.

Papers on project (total): 48
Papers on project quoted in Current Contents: 2
Institution name: Filozofski fakultet - Humanističke znanosti, Zagreb (130)
Department/Institute: Department of Psychology, Faculty of Phylosophy, Zagreb
Address: Ivana Lučića 3
City: 10000 - Zagreb, Croatia
Fax: 385 (0)1 6120 037
Phone: 385 (0)1 6120 100

Summary: The main project objective is to identify characteristics of the psychological and neurophysiological development of a child and main factors which have the impact on the development. Within the main goal the project should investigate the factors and their influences on the development of intelligence, personality, and aggressive and prosocial behaviour. The project is interested in the impact of the parent's characteristics on child development, as well as in the anomalous development and in the factors which bring to impaired development. The data and knowledge gathered in this longitudinal project should give theoretical contribution to the understanding of the development and result with practical advices for all the profesionals who work with children. Therefore the obtained results should help in better planning and implementation of the preventive and therapeutic programs for child's development.

Keywords: longitudinal research, psychological development, neurophisiological development

Research goals: 1. The main objective of the project is to identify characteristics of the psychological and neurophisiological development of a child, specifically of the intelligence and agressiveness and prosocial behaviour as personality characteristics. 2. The aim of the project is to investigate some of the behavioral genetic factors of the development of mentioned characteristics and abillities, particularly some parental variables. 3. Identification of some factors which cause impaired development of the characteristics of the interes. Expected contribution: the contribution to the theoretical knowledge base of the development ofintelligence and personality characteristics and contribution to the development of the programms for the prevention of the anomalous development.

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