9780130982810

Development Across the Life Span

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130982810

  • ISBN10:

    0130982814

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2003
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

This chronologically organized book provides readers with a broad overview of the field of human development-from the moment of conception through death-focusing on physical, cognitive, and social and personality development. Appealing to individuals with a myriad of different backgrounds and future goals, this book offers the most current, balanced coverage of theory and research. A wide variety of chapter topics includes gene therapy; brain development, post-partum depression; child care effects; home schooling; cognitive developments, stability of personality; cultural approaches to development, and attitudes toward aging and length of life. For a better understanding of the experiences of life and development of humans.

Table of Contents

PART 1 BEGINNINGS
An Introduction to Lifespan Development
2(42)
The Start of Life: Prenatal Development
44(40)
Birth and the Newborn Infant
84(32)
PART 2 INFANCY FORMING the FOUNDATIONS of LIFE
Physical Development in Infancy
116(34)
Cognitive Development in Infancy
150(34)
Social and Personality Development in Infancy
184(30)
PART 3 THE PRESCHOOL YEARS
Physical and Cognitive Development in the Preschool Years
214(42)
Social and Personality Development in the Preschool Years
256(36)
PART 4 THE MIDDLE CHILDHOOD YEARS
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
292(52)
Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood
344(38)
PART 5 ADOLESCENCE
Physical end Cognitive Development in Adolescence
382(32)
Social and Personality Development in Adolescence
414(34)
PART 6 EARLY ADULTHOOD
Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood
448(36)
Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthood
484(34)
PART 7 MIDDLE ADULTHOOD
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood
518(32)
Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthood
550(32)
PART 8 LATE ADULTHOOD
Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood
582(32)
Social and Personality Development in Late Adulthood
614(32)
PART 9 ENDINGS
Death and Dying
646

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