9780130878663

Development Across the Life Span

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130878663

  • ISBN10:

    0130878669

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/1/1999
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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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

Beginnings
An Introduction to Lifespan Developmentp. 2
The Start of Life: Prenatal Developmentp. 44
Birth and the Newborn Infantp. 84
Infancy Forming the Foundations of Life
Physical Development in Infancyp. 116
Cognitive Development in Infancyp. 150
Social and Personality Development in Infancyp. 184
The Preschool Years
Physical and Cognitive Development in the Preschool Yearsp. 214
Social and Personality Development in the Preschool Yearsp. 256
The Middle Childhood Years
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhoodp. 292
Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhoodp. 344
Adolescence
Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescencep. 382
Social and Personality Development in Adolescencep. 414
Early Adulthood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthoodp. 448
Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthoodp. 484
Middle Adulthood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthoodp. 518
Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthoodp. 550
Late Adulthood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthoodp. 582
Social and Personality Development in Late Adulthoodp. 614
Endings
Death and Dyingp. 646
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