9780073271309

Human Development with PowerWeb

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073271309

  • ISBN10:

    0073271306

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/10/2006
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This trusted text features an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and contextual perspective on development. Applications to psychology, health care, social work, education, and family dynamics make this a popular choice for schools offering the course to a variety of majors. This rich range of applications, along with instructional design features drawn from cognitive psychology, provides a strong pedagogical framework for learning. The fully revised eighth edition includes more than 1,200 citations from the 21st century, expanded coverage of diversity, new "Implications for Practice" boxes, and many new photos, figures, and tables.

Table of Contents

Part 1: The Study of Human Development

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Developmental Theories

Part 2: Beginnings

Chapter 3: Reproduction, Heredity and Genetics, and Prenatal Development

Part 3: Birth and Infancy: The First Two Years

Chapter 4: Birth and Physical Development the First Two Years

Chapter 5: Infancy: Cognitive and Language Development

Chapter 6: Infancy: Emotional and Social Development

Part 4: Early Childhood: 2 to 6

Chapter 7: Early Childhood 2 to 6: Physical and Cognitive Development

Chapter 8: Early Childhood 2 to 6: Emotional and Social Development

Part 5: Middle Childhood: 7 to 12

Chapter 9: Middle Childhood 7 to 12: Physical and Cognitive Development

Chapter 10: Middle Childhood 7 to 12: Emotional and Social Development

Part 6: Adolescence

Chapter 11: Adolescence: Physical and Cognitive Development

Chapter 12: Adolescence: Emotional and Social Development

Part 7: Early Adulthood

Chapter 13: Early Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development

Chapter 14: Early Adulthood: Emotional and Social Development

Part 8: Middle Adulthood

Chapter 15: Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development

Chapter 16: Middle Adulthood: Emotional and Social Development

Part 9: Late Adulthood

Chapter 17: Late Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development

Chapter 18: Late Adulthood: Emotional and Social Development

Part 10: The End of Life

Chapter 19: Death and Dying

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