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Margret Baltes was a German psychologist who was the wife of Paul B. Baltes. Together they proposed a systemic metatheory of ontogeny which characterizes lifespan development as the orchestration of three processes: selection, optimization, and compensation.[1]

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  1. Max Planck Institute for Human Development. (2012). Biographical Information. Retrieved from

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