9780205037520

Lifespan Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205037520

  • ISBN10:

    0205037526

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/18/2011
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

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Author Biography

Denise Boyd received her Ed.D. in educational psychology from the University of Houston and has been a psychology instructor in the Houston Community College System since 1988. From 1995 until 1998, she chaired the psychology, sociology, and anthropology department at Houston Community College–Central. She has coauthored four other Allyn and Bacon texts: with Helen Bee, The Developing Child (Twelfth Edition), and The Growing Child (First Edition); and with Genevieve Stevens, Current Readings in Lifespan Development. A licensed psychologist, she has presented a number of papers at professional meetings, reporting research in child, adolescent, and adult development. She has also presented workshops for teachers whose students range from preschool to college.

Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATIONS.

1. Basic Concepts and Methods.

2. Theories of Development.

3. Prenatal Development and Birth.


II. INFANCY.

4. Physical, Sensory, and Perceptual Development in Infancy.

5. Cognitive Development in Infancy.

6. Social and Personality Development in Infancy.

 

III. EARLY CHILDHOOD. 

7. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood.

8. Social and Personality Development in Early Childhood.


IV. MIDDLE CHILDHOOD.

9. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood.

10. Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood.

 

V. ADOLESCENCE.

11. Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence.

12. Social and Personality Development in Adolescence.

 

VI. EARLY ADULTHOOD.

13. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood.

14. Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthood.

VII. MIDDLE ADULTHOOD

15. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood.

16. Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthood.


VIII. LATE ADULTHOOD AND THE END OF LIFE.

17. Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood.

18. Social and Personality Development in Late Adulthood.
19. Death, Dying, and Bereavement.


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Decent October 6, 2011
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Another mediocre (but still expensive text). I mean it contains a great deal of good information (600 pages), but it's not organized very well. I did receive this fast and I will be doing business with ecampus again. I'll give it 3 stars.
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