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Life Span Development A Topical Approach

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Summary

Current Research and Real World Application.

 

Updated in its second edition, Life Span Development: A Topical Approach  maintains the student friendliness that has been the hallmark of Feldman’s development texts. Rich in examples, it illustrates the applications that can be derived from the research and theory of lifespan developmentalists. The text takes a modular approach providing both readers and instructors with maximum flexibility.

 

MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Feldman program. Key learning applications include, MyDevelopmentLab video series, MyVirtualLife, and MyVirtualChild.

 

Teaching & Learning Experience

  • Personalize Learning MyPsychLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance.
  • Improve Critical Thinking  – “Review and Apply” sections consist of short recaps of the chapters’ main points, followed by questions designed to provoke critical thinking. 
  • Engage Students  – At the beginning of each chapter are Chapter Opening Prologues, a short vignette, describing an individual or situation that is relevant to the basic developmental issues being addressed in the chapter. 
  • Explore Research “From Research to Practice” boxes describe current developmental research or research issues applied to everyday problems.
  • Support Instructors  – All supplements were developed around the textbook’s carefully constructed learning objectives.

 

Note:  MyDevelopmentLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyDevelopmentLab, please visit:  www.mydevelopmentlab.com or you can purchase a ValuePack of the text + NEW MyDevelopmentLab (at no additional cost):  ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205946461 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205946464.

Author Biography

Robert S. Feldman is Professor of Psychology and Associate Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. A recipient of the College Distinguished Teacher Award, he teaches psychology classes ranging in size from 15 to nearly 500 students. During the course of more than two decades as a college instructor, he has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses at Mount Holyoke College, Wesleyan University, Virginia Commonwealth University, in addition to the University of Massachusetts.

Professor Feldman, who initiated the Minority Mentoring Program at the University of Massachusetts, also has served as a Hewlett Teaching Fellow and Senior Online Teaching Fellow. He initiated distance learning courses in psychology at the University of Massachusetts

A Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, Professor Feldman received a B.A. with High Honors from Wesleyan University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a winner of a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer award, and he has written more than 100 books, book chapters, and scientific articles. He has edited Development of Nonverbal Behavior in Children (Springer-Verlag), Applications of Nonverbal Behavioral Theory and Research (Erlbaum), and co-edited Fundamentals of Nonverbal Behavior (Cambridge University Press). He is also author of Child Development, Understanding Psychology, and P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Strategies for Success in College and Life. His books have been translated into a number of languages, including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, and Japanese. His research interests include honesty and deception in everyday life and the use of nonverbal behavior in impression management, and his research has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Disabilities and Rehabilitation Research.

Professor Feldman loves music, is an enthusiastic pianist, and enjoys cooking and traveling. He has three children, and he and his wife, a psychologist, live in Amherst, Massachusetts, in a home overlooking the Holyoke mountain range.

Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1     An Orientation to Lifespan Development

Chapter 2     Genetics, Prenatal Development, and Birth

Chapter 3     Physical Growth and Aging Across the Life Span

Chapter 4     Health and Wellness

Chapter 5     Cognitive Growth: Piaget and Vygotsky

Chapter 6     Cognitive Growth: Information Processing Approaches

Chapter 7     Language Development

Chapter 8     Intelligence

Chapter 9     Social and Emotional Development

Chapter 10   Development of the Self

Chapter 11   Moral Development and Aggression

Chapter 12   Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 13   Friends and Family

Chapter 14   Schooling, Culture, and Society: Living in a Multicultural World

Chapter 15   Death and Dying



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