9780073370163

Human Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073370163

  • ISBN10:

    0073370169

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/29/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

The 11th edition of this classic best-seller retains the extensive and integrated cross-cultural and multicultural coverage, the proven Guidepost-Checkpoint learning system, and the balance between research and real-life applications that have made this text a long time favorite of students and faculty. In the warmly-written and engaging style that is their hallmark, Papalia, Olds, and Feldman once again paint an engaging chronological portrayal of development through the lifespan. This new edition features enhanced treatment of brain development and evolutionary psychology research as well as new Research in Action features highlighting interesting and timely topics.

Table of Contents

Part 1 About Human Development

Chapter 1: The Study of Human Development

DID YOU KNOW...?

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: AN EVER-EVOLVING FIELD

THE STUDY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: BASIC CONCEPTS

INFLUENCES ON DEVELOPMENT

PAUL B. BALTES'S LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH

Chapter 2: Theory and Research

DID YOU KNOW...?

BASIC THEORETICAL ISSUES

THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES

RESEARCH METHODS

Part 2 Beginnings

Chapter 3: Forming a New Life

DID YOU KNOW...?

CONCEIVING NEW LIFE

MECHANISMS OF HEREDITY

NATURE AND NURTURE: INFLUENCES OF HEREDITY AND ENVIRONMENT

PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT

Chapter 4: Birth and Physical Development During the First Three Years

DID YOU KNOW...?

CHILDBIRTH AND CULTURE: HOW BIRTHING HAS CHANGED

THE BIRTH PROCESS

THE NEWBORN BABY

COMPLICATIONS OF CHILDBIRTH

SURVIVAL AND HEALTH

EARLY PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

MOTOR DEVELOPMENT

Chapter 5: Cognitive Development during the First Three Years

DID YOU KNOW…?

STUDYING COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT: SIX APPROACHES

BEHAVIORIST APPROACH: BASIC MECHANICS OF LEARNING

PSYCHOMETRIC APPROACH: DEVELOPMENTAL AND INTELLIGENCE TESTING

PIAGETIAN APPROACH: THE SENSORIMOTOR STAGE

INFORMATION-PROCESSING APPROACH: PERCEPTIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS

COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE APPROACH: THE BRAIN'S COGNITIVE STRUCTURES

SOCIAL-CONTEXTUAL APPROACH: LEARNING FORM INTERACTIONS WITH CAREGIVERS

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

Chapter 6: Psychosocial Development during the First Three Years

DID YOU KNOW...?

FOUNDATIONS OF PSYCHOSOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

DEVELOPMENTAL ISSUES IN INFANCY

DEVELOPMENTAL ISSUES IN TODDLERHOOD

CONTACT WITH OTHER CHILDREN

CHILDREN OF WORKING PARENTS

FAMILIES IN TROUBLE: CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT

Part 3 Early Childhood

Chapter Seven: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

DID YOU KNOW...?

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

ASPECTS OF PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

HEALTH AND SAFETY

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

PIAGETIAN APPROACH: THE PREOPERATIONAL CHILD

INFORMATION-PROCESSING APPROACH: MEMORY DEVELOPMENT

INTELLIGENCE: PSYCHOMETRIC AND VYGOTSKIAN APPROACHES

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

Chapter 8: Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood

DID YOU KNOW...?

THE DEVELOPING SELF

GENDER

PLAY: THE BUSINESS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD

PARENTING

RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER CHILDREN

Part 4 Middle Childhood

Chapter 9: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood

DID YOU KNOW...?

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

ASPECTS OF PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

HEALTH AND SAFETY

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

PIAGETIAN APPROACH: THE CONCRETE OPERATIONAL CHILD

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPROACH: PLANNING, ATTENTION, AND MEMORY

PSYCHOMETRIC APPROACH: ASSESSMENT OF INTELLIGENCE

LANGUAGE

THE CHILD IN SCHOOL

EDUCATING CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

Chapter 10: Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood

DID YOU KNOW...?

THE DEVELOPING SELF

THE CHILD IN THE FAMILY

THE CHILD IN THE PEER GROUP

MENTAL HEALTH

Part 5 Adolescence

Chapter 11: Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence

DID YOU KNOW...?

ADOLESCENCE: A DEVELOPMENTAL TRANSITION

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

PUBERTY: THE END OF CHILDHOOD

THE ADOLESCENT BRAIN

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

ASPECTS OF COGNITIVE MATURATION

EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL PREPARATION

Chapter 12: Psychosocial Development in Adolescence

DID YOU KNOW...?

THE SEARCH FOR IDENTITY

SEXUALITY

RELATIONSHIPS WITH FAMILY, PEERS, AND ADULT SOCIETY

ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

Part 6 Young Adulthood

Chapter 13: Physical and Cognitive Development in Emerging and Young Adulthood

DID YOU KNOW...?

EMERGING ADULTHOOD

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

HEALTH

SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE ISSUES

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

PERSPECTIVES ON ADULT COGNITION

MORAL REASONING

EDUCATION AND WORK

Chapter Fourteen: Psychosocial Development in Emerging and Young Adulthood

DID YOU KNOW...?

EMERGING ADULTHOOD: PATTERNS AND TASKS

PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT: FOUR VIEWS

FOUNDATIONS OF INTIMATE RELATIONSHIPS

MARITAL AND NONMARITAL LIFESTYLES

PARENTHOOD

WHEN MARRIAGE ENDS

Part 7 Middle Adulthood

Chapter 15: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood

DID YOU KNOW...?

MIDDLE AGE: A CULTURAL CONSTRUCT

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

PHYSICAL CHANGES

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

MEASURING COGNITIVE ABILITIES IN MIDDLE AGE

THE DISTINCTIVENESS OF ADULT COGNITION

CREATIVITY

WORK AND EDUCATION

Chapter 16: Psychosocial Development in Middle Adulthood

DID YOU KNOW...?

LOOKING AT THE LIFE COURSE IN MIDDLE AGE

CHANGE AT MIDLIFE: THEORETICAL APPROACHES

THE SELF AT MIDLIFE: ISSUES AND THEMES

RELATIONSHIPS AT MIDLIFE

CONSENSUAL RELATIONSHIPS

RELATIONSHIPS WITH MATURING CHILDREN

OTHER KINSHIP TIES

Part 8 Late Adulthood

Chapter 17: Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood

DID YOU KNOW...?

OLD AGE TODAY

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

LONGEVITY AND AGING

PHYSICAL CHANGES

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

ASPECTS OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

Chapter 18: Psychosocial Development in Late Adulthood

DID YOU KNOW...?

THEORY AND RESEARCH ON PERSONALITY IN LATE LIFE

WELL-BEING IN LATE ADULTHOOD

PRACTICAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES RELATED TO AGING

PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS IN LATE LIFE

MARITAL RELATIONSHIPS

NONMARITAL LIFESTYLES AND RELATIONSHIPS

OTHER KINSHIP TIES

Part 9 The End of Life

Chapter 19: Dealing with Death and Bereavement

DID YOU KNOW....?

THE MANY MEANINGS OF DEATH AND DYING

FACING DEATH AND LOSS

SIGNIFICANT LOSSES

MEDICAL, LEGAL, AND ETHICAL ISSUES: THE "RIGHT TO DIE"

FINDING MEANING AND PURPOSE IN LIFE AND DEATH

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