"The range of Higher Stages of Human Development is unrivaled--in procedure from experiment to Transcendental Meditation, in commitment from mildly polished Piaget to elaborate theoretical structures of adult cognitionin age from the first decade to the ninth.5/5(1). This new volume explores a variety of endpoints beyond the ordinarily proposed limits of human development. In addition to describing advanced forms of cognitive functioning, contributors also discuss other domains integral to adult growth--including affective, moral, self, and consciousness development.
May 31, · Langer E. Higher Stages of Human Development: Perspectives on Adult Growth. (Langer E, Alexander C). New York: Oxford University Press; Cited by: Higher stages of human development: perspectives on adult growth. Responsibility Part I. Nonhierarchial theories of adult growth: Levinson: A theory of life structure development in adulthood-- Dittman-Kohli, Baltes: Toward a neofunctionalist conception of adult intellectual development: wisdom as a prototypical case of intellectual growth.