chapter  2
An Illustration of the Developmental Approach: The Case of Auditory Sensitivity
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The area of auditory sensitivity provides a good example to illustrate the goals of describing, explaining, and modifying a developmental phenomenon. This area of research has been well summarized by McFarland (1968), using data from a number of studies, including those by Glorig and Rosen and their colleagues. Figure 2-1 illustrates the key arguments.