9780073128542

Adult Development And Aging

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073128542

  • ISBN10:

    0073128546

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/30/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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Summary

Adult Development and Agingoffers professors and students a clear, comprehensive and current account of the salient issues and concerns that dominate the field of adult development. Hoyer and Roodin employ an interdisciplinary, process oriented perspective to show students the past, present, and future of our understanding and research in adult development.In this thoroughly-revised new edition, Hoyer and Roodin continue to provide cutting edge material in an accessible manner for undergraduates. With a new theme of developmental bioculturalism running throughout, the authors also present the most balanced and comprehensive coverage of biological, health, cognitive, and social areas.

Table of Contents

Adult Development: An Introduction
Social and Cultural Diversity
Physiological and Sensory Processes
Adaptation and Coping
Mental Health and Interventions
Physical Health and Lifestyles
Memory, Attention, and Learning
Intelligence and Creativity
Wisdom and Experience
Personality
Relationships and Sexuality
Work, Leisure and Retirement
How We Die
Appendix
Developmental Research Methods
Careers in Basic & Applied Gerontology
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