Lifespan Development

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
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Lifespan Developmentpresents the optimum balance between theory, research, and practical application in a warm, personal, accessible manner. Students and instructors will appreciate the personal style of this text, yet recognize the theoretical clarity and rigor of research used in presenting the most current and relevant discussions for the study of development in the 21st century. Additionally, in order to give your students the extra support they need to succeed in your classroom, this new edition offers perforated chapter practice tests at the end of the textbook.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts and Methods
Theories of Development
Prenatal Development and Birth. Policy Question: Should Pregnant Women Who Use Illicit Drugs Be Prosecuted?
Physical, Sensory, and Perceptual Development in Infancy
Cognitive Development in Infancy
Social and Personality Development in Infancy. Policy Question: Are ""Save Haven"" Policies a Good Idea?
Early Childhood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Social and Personalit
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