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Exploring Lifespan Development

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780205522682

ISBN10:
0205522688
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2008
Publisher(s):
Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Berkrs"s signature storytelling style invites students to actively learn beside the textrs"s "characters" who share their influential experiences and developmental milestones at different periods of the lifespan. Students are provided with an exceptionally clear and coherent understanding of the most essential topics of human development, emphasizing the interrelatedness of all domains-physical, cognitive, emotional, and social-throughout the text narrative and in special features. Berk also helps students connect their learning to their personal and professional areas of interest and their future pursuits as parents, educators, heath care providers, social workers, and researchers.History, Theory, and Research Strategies; Biological and Environmental Foundations of Development; Prenatal Development, Birth, and the Newborn; Physical Development in Infancy, Toddlerhood, Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Adolescence, Early Adulthood and Late Adulthood; Cognitive Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood, Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Adolescence, Early Adulthood and Late Adulthood; Emotional and Social Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood, Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Adolescence, Early Adulthood and Late Adulthood; and Death, Dying and Bereavement. Lifespan Development

Table of Contents

Theory And Research In Human Development
History, Theory, and Research
Strategies Human Development as a Scientific, Applied, and Interdisciplinary Field Basic Issues
The Lifespan Perspective: A Balanced Point of View Scientific Beginnings
Mid-Twentieth-Century Theories Recent
Theoretical Perspectives Comparing
Theories Studying Development
Ethics in Lifespan Research
Foundations Of Development
Biological and Environmental Foundations
Genetic Foundations
Reproductive Choices
Environmental Contexts for Development
Understanding the Relationship Between Heredity and Environment
Prenatal Development, Birth, and the Newborn Baby
Prenatal Development Prenatal
Environmental Influences Childbirth
Approaches to Childbirth
Medical Interventions Preterm and Low-Birth-Weight
Infants Birth Complications, Parenting, and Resilience
The Newborn Baby's Capacities Adjusting to the New Family Unit
Infancy And Toddlerhood: The First Two Years
Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Body Growth Brain Development Influences on Early
Physical Growth Learning Capacities Motor Development Perceptual Development
Cognitive Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Piaget's Cognitive-Developmental
Theory Information Processing
The Social Context of Early Mental
Development Individual Differences in Early
Mental Development Language Development
Emotional and Social Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Erikson's Theory of Infant and Toddler
Personality Emotional Development
Temperament and Development
Development of Attachment Self-Development
During the First Two Years
Early Childhood: Two To Six Years
Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Physical Development Body Growth Brain
Development Influences on Physical
Growth and Health Motor Development
Cognitive Development Piaget's
Theory: The Preoperational Stage Vygotsky's Sociocultural
Theory Information Processing
Individual Differences in Mental
Development Language Development
Emotional and Social Development in Early Childhood
Erikson's Theory: Initiative versus
Guilt Self-Understanding
Emotional Development Peer Relations
Foundations of Morality Gender
Typing Child Rearing and Emotional and Social Development
Middle Childhood: Six To Eleven Years
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Physical Development Body Growth
Health Issues Motor Development and Play
Cognitive Development Piaget's
Theory: The Concrete Operational Stage
Information Processing Individual
Differences in Mental Development
Language Development Learning in School
Emotional and Social Development in Middle Childhood
Erikson's Theory: Industry versus Inferiority
Self-Understanding Emotional Development
Understanding Others: Perspective Taking
Moral Development Peer Relations
Gender Typing Family Influences Some
Common Problems of Development
Adolescence: The Transition To Adulthood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Physical Development
Conceptions of Adolescence Puberty
The Physical Transition to Adulthood
The Psychological Impact of Pubertal
Events Health Issues
Cognitive Development Piaget's Theory
The Formal Operational Stage An Information-Processing
View of Adolescent Cognitive Development
Consequences of Adolescent Co
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