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Development Across The Life Span,9780131925380

Development Across The Life Span

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Summary

This chronologically organized book provides readers with a broad overview of the field of human developmentfrom the moment of conception through deathfocusing 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

Preface xviii
About the Author xxvii
PART 1 BEGINNINGS
Beginnings: An Introduction to Development Across the Life Span
2(44)
Prologue: A Brave New World
3(1)
Looking Ahead
4(1)
An Orientation to Lifespan Development
5(7)
Characterizing Lifespan Development: The Scope of the Field
6(2)
The Context of Development: Taking a Broad Perspective
8(3)
Developmental Diversity How Culture, Ethnicity, and Race Influence Development
11(1)
Key Issues and Questions: Determining the Nature---and Nurture---of Lifespan Development
12(4)
Theoretical Perspectives on Lifespan Development
16(14)
The Psychodynamic Perspective: Focusing on the Inner Person
18(2)
The Behavioral Perspective: Focusing on Observable Behavior
20(3)
The Cognitive Perspective: Examining the Roots of Understanding
23(2)
The Humanistic Perspective: Concentrating on the Unique Qualities of Human Beings
25(1)
The Evolutionary Perspective: Identifying Our Ancestors' Contributions to Behavior
26(2)
Why ``Which Approach Is Right?'' Is the Wrong Question
28(2)
Research Methods
30(16)
Theories and Hypotheses: Posing Developmental Questions
31(1)
Choosing a Research Strategy: Answering Questions
31(1)
Correlational Studies
32(2)
Experiments: Determining Cause and Effect
34(2)
Theoretical and Applied Research: Complementary Approaches
36(1)
From Research to Practice Using Developmental Research to Improve Public Policy
37(1)
Measuring Developmental Change
38(2)
Ethics and Research
40(1)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Evaluating the ``Experts''
41(1)
Epilogue
42(1)
Looking Back
43(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
44(2)
The Start of Life: Genetics and Prenatal Development
46(42)
Prologue: Multiplicity
47(1)
Looking Ahead
48(1)
Earliest Development
48(12)
Genes and Chromosomes: The Code of Life
49(1)
The Basics of Genetics: The Mixing and Matching of Traits
50(5)
Inherited and Genetic Disorders: When Development Goes Awry
55(2)
Genetic Counseling: Predicting the Future from the Genes of the Present
57(3)
The Interaction of Heredity and Environment
60(13)
From Research to Practice Advancing Gene Therapy: Are We Heading Toward a Clone Age?
61(1)
The Role of the Environment in Determining the Expression of Genes: From Genotypes to Phenotypes
62(1)
Studying Development: How Much Is Nature? How Much Is Nurture?
63(2)
Physical Traits: Family Resemblances
65(1)
Intelligence: More Research, More Controversy
65(1)
Genetic and Environmental Influences on Personality: Born to Be Outgoing?
66(3)
Developmental Diversity Cultural Differences in Physical Arousal: Might a Culture's Philosophical Outlook Be Determined by Genetics?
69(1)
Psychological Disorders: The Role of Genetics and Environment
70(2)
Can Genes Influence the Environment?
72(1)
Prenatal Growth and Change
73(15)
Fertilization: The Moment of Conception
73(1)
The Stages of the Prenatal Period: The Onset of Development
74(3)
Problems in Pregnancy
77(2)
The Prenatal Environment: Threats to Development
79(5)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Optimizing the Prenatal Environment
84(1)
Epilogue
85(1)
Looking Back
86(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
87(1)
Birth and the Newborn Infant
88(34)
Prologue: A Life Begins Early
89(1)
Looking Ahead
90(1)
Birth
90(12)
Labor: The Process of Birth Begins
91(1)
Birth: From Fetus to Neonate
92(3)
Approaches to Childbirth: Where Medicine and Attitudes Meet
95(3)
From Research to Practice Who Delivers? Childbirth Attendants in the 21st Century
98(3)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Dealing with Labor
101(1)
Birth Complications
102(11)
Preterm Infants: Too Soon, Too Small
102(3)
Postmature Babies: Too Late, Too Large
105(1)
Cesarean Delivery: Intervening in the Process of Birth
106(1)
Careers in Lifespan Development Diana Hegger, RN, BSN, Neonatal Nurse
106(2)
Infant Mortality and Stillbirth: The Tragedy of Premature Death
108(1)
Developmental Diversity Overcoming Racial and Cultural Differences Infant Mortality
109(2)
Postpartum Depression: Moving From the Heights of Joy to the Depths of Despair
111(2)
The Competent Newborn
113(9)
Physical Competence: Meeting the Demands of a New Environment
113(2)
Sensory Capabilities: Experiencing the World
115(1)
Early Learning Capabilities
116(1)
Social Competence: Responding to Others
117(2)
Epilogue
119(1)
Looking Back
120(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
121(1)
PART 2 INFANCY: FORMING THE FOUNDATIONS OF LIFE
Physical Development in Infancy
122(34)
Prologue: First Steps
123(1)
Looking Ahead
124(1)
Growth and Stability
124(11)
Physical Growth: The Rapid Advances of Infancy
124(2)
The Nervous System and Brain: The Foundations of Development
126(3)
Integrating the Bodily Systems: The Life Cycles of Infancy
129(5)
From Research to Practice SIDS: The Unanticipated Killer
134(1)
Motor Development
135(12)
Reflexes: Our Inborn Physical Skills
135(2)
Motor Development in Infancy: Landmarks of Physical Achievement
137(3)
Developmental Diversity The Cultural Dimensions of Motor Development
140(1)
Nutrition in Infancy: Fueling Motor Development
141(2)
Breast or Bottle?
143(3)
Introducing Solid Foods: When and What?
146(1)
The Development of the Senses
147(9)
Visual Perception: Seeing the World
147(1)
Auditory Perception: The World of Sound
148(2)
Smell and Taste
150(1)
Sensitivity to Pain and Touch
150(2)
Multimodal Perception: Combining Individual Sensory Inputs
152(1)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Exercising Your Infant's Body and Senses
153(1)
Epilogue
154(1)
Looking Back
154(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
155(1)
Cognitive Development in Infancy
156(34)
Prologue: The Forgotten Memories of Simona Young
157(1)
Looking Ahead
158(1)
Piaget's Approach to Cognitive Development
158(13)
Key Elements of Piaget's Theory
159(1)
The Sensorimotor Period: Earliest Cognitive Growth
160(4)
Careers in Lifespan Development Helen Shwe, Toy Designer Consultant
164(1)
Appraising Piaget: Support and Challenges
165(2)
Information-Processing Approaches to Cognitive Development
167(1)
Encoding, Storage, and Retrieval: The Foundations of Information Processing
168(1)
Memory During Infancy: They Must Remember This . . .
169(2)
Individual Differences in Intelligence: Is One Infant Smarter Than Another?
171(5)
From Research to Practice Crib TV
176(1)
The Roots of Language
176(14)
The Fundamentals of Language: From Sounds to Symbols
177(5)
The Origins of Language Development: The Learning Theory Approach
182(1)
Speaking to Children: The Language of Infant-Directed Speech
183(1)
Developmental Diversity Is Infant-Directed Speech Similar Across All Cultures?
184(2)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development What Can You Do to Promote Infants' Cognitive Development?
186(1)
Epilogue
187(1)
Looking Back
188(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
189(1)
Social and Personality Development in Infancy
190(30)
Prologue: The Velcro Chronicles
191(1)
Looking Ahead
192(1)
Forming the Roots of Sociability
192(8)
Emotions in Infancy: Do Infants Experience Emotional Highs and Lows?
192(4)
Social Referencing: Feeling What Others Feel
196(1)
The Development of Self: Do Infants Know Who They Are?
197(1)
Theory of Mind: Infants' Perspectives on the Mental Lives of Others---and Themselves
198(2)
Forming Relationships
200(9)
Attachment: Forming Social Bonds
200(3)
Interactions Producing Attachment: The Roles of the Mother and Father
203(2)
Developmental Diversity Does Attachment Differ Across Cultures?
205(1)
Infant Interactions: Developing a Working Relationship
206(2)
Infant's Sociability with Their Peers: Infant---Infant Interaction
208(1)
Differences Among Infants
209(11)
Personality Development: The Characteristics That Make Infants Unique
209(1)
Temperament: Stabilities in Infant Behavior
210(2)
Gender: Why Do Boys Wear Blue and Girls Wear Pink?
212(2)
Family Life in the 21st Century
214(1)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Choosing the Right Infant Care Provider
215(1)
From Research to Practice How Does Infant Childcare Affect Later Development?
216(2)
Epilogue
218(1)
Looking Back
218(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
219(1)
PART 3 THE PRESCHOOL YEARS
Physical and Cognitive Development in the Preschool Years
220(42)
Prologue: Aaron
221(1)
Looking Ahead
222(1)
Physical Growth
222(13)
The Growing Body
223(3)
The Silent Danger: Lead Poisoning in Young Children
226(2)
The Growing Brain
228(2)
Motor Development
230(3)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Keeping Preschoolers Healthy
233(2)
Intellectual Development
235(13)
Piaget's Stage of Preoperational Thinking
235(5)
Information Processing Approaches to Cognitive Development
240(3)
From Research to Practice Children's Eyewitness Testimony: Memory on Trial
243(1)
Vygotsky's View of Cognitive Development: Taking Culture into Account
244(4)
The Growth of Language and Learning
248(14)
Language Development
248(3)
Television: Learning from the Media
251(2)
Early Childhood Education: Taking the ``Pre'' Out of the Preschool Period
253(2)
Developmental Diversity Preschools Around the World
255(3)
Careers in Lifespan Development Robert Recio, Jr., Preschool Teacher
258(1)
Epilogue
259(1)
Looking Back
259(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
261(1)
Social and Personality Development in the Preschool Years
262(38)
Prologue: The Gathering
263(1)
Looking Ahead
264(1)
Forming a Sense of Self
264(8)
Psychosocial Development: Resolving the Conflicts
264(2)
Self-Concept in the Preschool Years: Thinking About the Self
266(1)
Developmental Diversity Developing Racial and Ethnic Awareness
266(1)
Gender Identity: Developing Femaleness and Maleness
267(5)
Friends and Family: Preschoolers' Social Lives
272(14)
Development of Friendships
273(1)
Playing by the Rules: The Work of Play
273(2)
Preschooler's Theory of Mind: Understanding What Others Are Thinking
275(2)
Preschoolers' Family Lives
277(1)
Effective Parenting: Teaching Desired Behavior
277(3)
Child Abuse and Psychological Maltreatment: The Grim Side of Family Life
280(2)
From Research to Practice Spanking: Why the Experts Say ``No''
282(2)
Resilience: Overcoming the Odds
284(1)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Disciplining Children
285(1)
Moral Development and Aggression
286(14)
Developing Morality: Following Society's Rights and Wrongs
286(2)
Empathy and Moral Behavior
288(2)
Aggression and Violence in Preschoolers
290(5)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Increasing Moral Behavior and Reducing Aggression in Preschool-age Children
295(1)
Epilogue
296(1)
Looking Back
297(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
299(1)
PART 4 THE MIDDLE CHILDHOOD YEARS
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
300(48)
Prologue: Suzanne McGuire
301(1)
Looking Ahead
302(1)
Physical Development
302(14)
The Growing Body
303(3)
Motor Development
306(1)
Health During Middle Childhood
307(2)
Psychological Disorders
309(1)
Children with Special Needs
310(3)
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
313(1)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Keeping Children Fit
314(2)
Intellectual Development
316(9)
Piagetian Approaches to Cognitive Development
316(2)
Information Processing in Middle Childhood
318(2)
Vygotsky's Approach to Cognitive Development and Classroom Instruction
320(1)
Language Development: What Words Mean
321(2)
Bilingualism: Speaking in Many Tongues
323(2)
Schooling: The Three Rs (and More) of Middle Childhood
325(23)
Schooling Around the World and Across Genders: Who Gets Educated?
326(1)
Reading: Learning to Decode the Meaning Behind Words
326(2)
Educational Trends: Beyond the Three Rs
328(1)
Developmental Diversity Multicultural Education
328(1)
From Research to Practice Home Schooling: Living Rooms as Classrooms
329(2)
Intelligence: Determining Individual Strengths
331(1)
Intelligence Benchmarks: Differentiating the Intelligent from the Unintelligent
332(5)
Group Differences in IQ
337(3)
Below and Above Intelligence Norms: Mental Retardation and the Intellectually Gifted
340(3)
Careers in Lifespan Development Valerie Patterson, Special Education Teacher
343(2)
Epilogue
345(1)
Looking Back
345(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
347(1)
Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood
348(40)
Prologue: Balancing Cultures
349(1)
Looking Ahead
350(1)
The Developing Self
350(11)
Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood: Industry Versus Inferiority
351(1)
Understanding Oneself: A New Response to ``Who Am I?''
351(2)
Self-Esteem: Developing a Positive---or Negative---View of Oneself
353(3)
Developmental Diversity Are Children of Immigrant Families Well Adjusted?
356(1)
Moral Development
356(5)
Relationships: Building Friendship in Middle Childhood
361(9)
Stages of Friendship: Changing Views of Friends
362(1)
Individual Differences in Friendship: What Makes a Child Popular?
363(3)
Gender and Friendships: The Sex Segregation of Middle Childhood
366(1)
From Research to Practice Stopping the Torment: Dealing with Schoolyard Bullies
367(1)
Cross-Race Friendships: Integration In and Out of the Classroom
368(1)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Increasing Children's Social Competence
369(1)
Family and School: Shaping Children's Behavior in Middle Childhood
370(18)
Family: The Changing Home Environment
370(7)
School: The Academic Environment
377(2)
Developmental Diversity Explaining Asian Academic Success
379(5)
Epilogue
384(1)
Looking Back
385(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
387(1)
PART 5 ADOLESCENCE
Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence
388(34)
Prologue: Picture of Health
389(1)
Looking Ahead
390(1)
Physical Maturation
390(10)
Growth During Adolescence: The Rapid Pace of Physical and Sexual Maturation
391(1)
Puberty: The Start of Sexual Maturation
391(3)
Body Image: Reactions to Physical Changes in Adolescence
394(2)
Nutrition, Food, and Eating Disorders: Fueling the Growth of Adolescence
396(2)
Brain Development and Thought: Paving the Way for Cognitive Growth
398(2)
Cognitive Development and Schooling
400(11)
Piagetian Approaches to Cognitive Development: Using Formal Operations
400(4)
Information-Processing Perspectives: Gradual Transformations in Abilities
404(1)
Egocentrism in Thinking: Adolescents' Self-Absorption
405(1)
School Performance
406(1)
Socioeconomic Status and School Performance: Individual Differences in Achievement
407(2)
Dropping Out of School
409(1)
From Research to Practice Violence in Schools
410(1)
Threats to Adolescents' Well-Being
411(11)
Illegal Drugs
412(1)
Careers in Lifespan Development Doreen Gail Branch, Substance Abuse Researcher
413(1)
Alcohol: Use and Abuse
413(1)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Hooked on Drugs or Alcohol?
414(1)
Tobacco: The Dangers of Smoking
415(1)
Developmental Diversity Selling Death: Pushing Smoking to the Less Advantaged
416(1)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases: One Risk of Sex
416(3)
Epilogue
419(1)
Looking Back
420(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
421(1)
Social and Personality Development in Adolescence
422(34)
Prologue: Adolescent Trio
423(1)
Looking Ahead
424(1)
Identity: Asking ``Who Am I?''
424(1)
Self-Concept: What Am I Like?
425(1)
Self-Esteem: How Do I Like Myself?
425(2)
Identity Formation: Change or Crisis?
427(3)
Marcia's Approach to Identity Development: Updating Erikson
430(1)
Identity, Race, and Ethnicity
431(1)
Depression and Suicide: Psychological Difficulties in Adolescence
431(4)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Adolescent Suicide: How to Prevent It
435(1)
Relationships: Family and Friends
436(11)
Family Ties: Changing Relations with Relations
436(4)
Relationships with Peers: The Importance of Belonging
440(2)
Developmental Diversity Race Segregation: The Great Divide of Adolescence
442(1)
Popularity and Rejection
443(2)
Conformity: Peer Pressure in Adolescence
445(1)
Juvenile Delinquency: The Crimes of Adolescence
445(2)
Dating, Sexual Behavior, and Teenage Pregnancy
447(9)
Dating: Close Relationships in the 21st Century
448(1)
Sexual Relationships
448(2)
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexuality, Homosexuality, and Bisexuality
450(1)
From Research to Practice Explaining the Decline in Teen Pregnancy
451(2)
Epilogue
453(1)
Looking Back
454(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
455(1)
PART 6 EARLY ADULTHOOD
Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood
456(36)
Prologue: A Tale of Two Students
457(1)
Looking Ahead
458(1)
Physical Development and Stress
458(14)
Physical Development and the Senses
459(1)
Motor Functioning, Fitness, and Health: Staying Well
460(2)
Developmental Diversity How Cultural Beliefs Influence Health and Health Care
462(1)
Eating, Nutrition, and Obesity: A Weighty Concern
463(2)
Careers in Lifespan Development Martin Binks, Behavioral Health Clinician
465(1)
Physical Disabilities: Coping with Physical Challenges
465(1)
Stress and Coping: Dealing with Life's Challenges
466(4)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Coping with Stress
470(2)
Cognitive Development
472(7)
Intellectual Growth in Early Adulthood
472(1)
Postformal Thought
472(1)
Schaie's Stages of Development
473(2)
Intelligence: What Matters in Early Adulthood?
475(3)
Life Events and Cognitive Development
478(1)
College: Pursuing Higher Education
479(13)
The Demographics of Higher Education
480(1)
The Changing College Student: Never Too Late to Go to College?
481(1)
College Adjustment: Reacting to the Demands of College Life
482(1)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development When Do College Students Need Professional Help with Their Problems?
483(1)
Gender and College Performance
483(4)
From Research to Practice Stereotype Threat and Disidentification with School: Do Stereotypes Depress the Academic Performance of African-Americans and Women?
487(1)
Dropping Out of College
488(1)
Epilogue
489(1)
Looking Back
489(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
491(1)
Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthood
492(34)
Prologue: Dance
493(1)
Looking Ahead
494(1)
Forging Relationships: Intimacy, Liking, and Loving During Early Adulthood
494(13)
The Components of Happiness: Fulfilling of Psychological Needs
495(1)
The Social Clocks of Adulthood
496(1)
Seeking Intimacy: Erikson's View of Young Adulthood
497(1)
Friendship
497(1)
Falling in Love: When Liking Turns to Loving
498(1)
Passionate and Companionate Love: The Two Faces of Love
499(1)
Sternberg's Triangular Theory: The Three Faces of Love
500(1)
Choosing a Partner: Recognizing Mr. or Ms. Right
501(3)
Attachment Styles and Romantic Relationships: Do Adult Loving Styles Reflect Attachment in Infancy?
504(2)
Developmental Diversity Gay and Lesbian Relationships: Men with Men and Women with Women
506(1)
The Course of Relationships
507(9)
Marriage, POSSLQ, and Other Relationship Choices: Sorting Out the Options of Early Adulthood
507(2)
What Makes Marriage Work?
509(1)
Parenthood: Choosing to Have Children
510(1)
From Research to Practice Does a Good Marriage Mean a Long Life? The Impact of Marital Quality on Health
511(2)
The Impact of Children on Parents: Two's a Couple, Three's a Crowd?
513(1)
Gay and Lesbian Parents
514(1)
Staying Single: I Want To Be Alone
515(1)
Work: Choosing and Embarking on a Career
516(10)
Identity During Young Adulthood: The Role of Work
516(1)
Picking an Occupation: Choosing Life's Work
517(1)
Gender and Career Choices: Women's Work
518(1)
Why Do People Work? More Than Earning a Living
519(2)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Choosing a Career
521(2)
Epilogue
523(1)
Looking Back
523(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
525(1)
PART 7 MIDDLE ADULTHOOD
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood
526(32)
Prologue: Fit for Life
527(1)
Looking Ahead
528(1)
Physical Development
528(8)
Physical Transitions: The Gradual Change in the Body's Capabilities
528(1)
Height, Weight, and Strength: The Benchmarks of Change
529(1)
The Senses: The Sights and Sounds of Middle Age
530(1)
Reaction Time: Not-So-Slowing Down
531(1)
Sex in Middle Adulthood: The Ongoing Sexuality of Middle Age
532(3)
From Research to Practice The Dilemma of Hormone Therapy: No Easy Answer
535(1)
Health
536(11)
Wellness and Illness: The Ups and Downs of Middle Adulthood
537(2)
Developmental Diversity Individual Variation in Health: Ethnic and Gender Differences
539(1)
Stress in Middle Adulthood
540(1)
The A's and B's of Coronary Heart Disease: Linking Health and Personality
540(3)
The Threat of Cancer
543(4)
Cognitive Development
547(11)
Does Intelligence Decline in Adulthood?
547(3)
The Development of Expertise: Separating Experts from Novices
550(1)
Memory: You Must Remember This
551(2)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Effective Strategies for Remembering
553(1)
Epilogue
554(1)
Looking Back
554(3)
Key Terms and Concepts
557(1)
Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthood
558(32)
Prologue: A Winding Journey to Success
559(1)
Looking Ahead
560(1)
Personality Development
560(8)
Two Perspectives on Adult Personality Development: Normative-Crisis versus Life Events
561(1)
Erikson's Stage of Generativity versus Stagnation
561(3)
Developmental Diversity Middle Age: In Some Cultures It Doesn't Exist
564(1)
Stability versus Change in Personality
565(2)
From Research to Practice From College Yearbook Photo to Midlife Personality: The Stability of Personality in Later Years of Life
567(1)
Relationships: Family in Middle Age
568(11)
Marriage
569(3)
Family Evolutions: From Full House to Empty Nest
572(2)
Becoming a Grandparent: Who, Me?
574(1)
Family Violence: The Hidden Epidemic
575(2)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Dealing with Spousal Assault
577(2)
Work and Leisure
579(11)
Work and Careers: Jobs at Midlife
579(1)
Challenges of Work: On-the-Job Dissatisfaction
579(1)
Unemployment: The Dashing of the Dream
580(1)
Switching---and Starting---Careers at Midlife
581(1)
Careers in Lifespan Development Cathy Goodwin, Career Counselor
582(1)
Developmental Diversity Immigrants on the Job: Making It in America
582(2)
Leisure Time: Life Beyond Work
584(2)
Epilogue
586(1)
Looking Back
587(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
589(1)
PART 8 LATE ADULTHOOD
Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood
590(32)
Prologue: 100 and Counting
591(1)
Looking Ahead
592(1)
Physical Development in Late Adulthood
593(8)
Aging: Myth and Reality
593(1)
Physical Transitions in Older People
594(4)
Slowing Reaction Time
598(1)
The Senses: Sight, Sound, Taste, and Smell
599(2)
Health and Wellness in Late Adulthood
601(13)
Health Problems in Older People: Physical and Psychological Disorders
602(3)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Caring for People with Alzheimer's Disease
605(1)
Wellness in Late Adulthood: The Relationship Between Aging and Illness
605(1)
From Research to Practice Will Your Attitude Toward Aging Affect Your Life Span?
606(1)
Sexuality in Old Age: Use It or Lose It
607(1)
Approaches to Aging: Why Is Death Inevitable?
608(3)
Postponing Aging; Can Scientists Find the Fountain of Youth?
611(1)
Developmental Diversity Gender, Race, and Ethnic Differences in Average Life Expectancy: Separate Lives, Separate Deaths
612(2)
Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood
614(8)
Intelligence in Older People
614(1)
Recent Conclusions about the Nature of Intelligence in Older People
614(2)
Memory: Remembrance of Things Past---and Present
616(2)
Learning in Later Life: Never Too Late to Learn
618(1)
Epilogue
619(1)
Looking Back
620(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
621(1)
Social and Personality Development in Late Adulthood
622(34)
Prologue: Sex, Love, and Nursing Homes
623(1)
Looking Ahead
624(1)
Personality Development and Successful Aging
624(12)
Continuity and Change in Personality during Late Adulthood
625(4)
Age Stratification Approaches to Late Adulthood
629(1)
Developmental Diversity How Culture Shapes the Way We Treat People in Late Adulthood
630(1)
Does Age Bring Wisdom?
631(1)
Successful Aging: What Is the Secret?
632(4)
The Daily Life of Late Adulthood
636(7)
Living Arrangements: The Places and Spaces of Their Lives
636(2)
Financial Issues: The Economics of Late Adulthood
638(1)
Work and Retirement in Late Adulthood
639(3)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Planning For---and Living---a Good Retirement
642(1)
Relationships: Old and New
643(13)
Marriage in the Later Years: Together, Then Alone
643(4)
The Social Networks of Late Adulthood
647(1)
From Research to Practice Life after Death: Adjusting to the Loss of a Spouse
648(1)
Family Relationships: The Ties that Bind
649(2)
Elder Abuse: Relationships Gone Wrong
651(2)
Epilogue
653(1)
Looking Back
653(2)
Key Terms and Concepts
655(1)
PART 9 ENDINGS
Endings: Death and Dying
656(26)
Prologue: Choosing Death
657(1)
Looking Ahead
658(1)
Dying and Death across the Lifespan
658(8)
Defining Death: Determining the Point at Which Life Ends
658(1)
Death across the Life Span: Causes and Reactions
659(4)
Developmental Diversity Differing Conceptions of Death
663(1)
Can Death Education Prepare Us for the Inevitable?
664(2)
Confronting Death
666(9)
Understanding the Process of Dying: Are There Steps Toward Death?
666(3)
Choosing the Nature of Death: Is DNR the Way to Go?
669(3)
Caring for the Terminally Ill: The Place of Death
672(1)
From Research to Practice Comfort for the Dying: Palliative Care as an Alternative to Aggressive Treatment
673(2)
Careers in Lifespan Development Dina C. Bianga, Hospice Nurse
675(1)
Grief and Bereavement
675(7)
Mourning and Funerals: Final Rites
676(1)
Bereavement and Grief: Adjusting to the Death of a Loved One
677(2)
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Development Helping a Child Cope with Grief
679(1)
Epilogue
680(1)
Looking Back
680(1)
Key Terms and Concepts
681(1)
Glossary 682(8)
References 690(53)
Acknowledgments 743(5)
Name Index 748(14)
Subject Index 762


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