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Lifespan Development

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9780321045225

ISBN10:
032104522X
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
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Allyn & Bacon
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Summary

Lifespan Development presents 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.

Table of Contents

I. FOUNDATIONS.

1. Basic Concepts and Methods.
The Scientific Study of Human Development.
Modern Developmental Psychology.
Research Designs and Methods.
The Real World: Defending the Accused: The Leopold and Loeb Trial.
Development in the Information Age: Child-Rearing Experts.
Research Report: Children and Adolescents in the Great Depression of the 1930s: An Example of a Cohort Effect.
No Easy Answers: It Depends.

2. Theories of Development.
Psychoanalytic Theories.
Learning Theories.
Cognitive Theories.
Current Trends.
Comparing Theories.
No Easy Answers: The Repressed Memory Controversy.
The Real World: Parenting Learning Principles in Real Life.
Research Report: Piaget's Clever Research.

3. Prenatal Development and Birth.
Conception and Genetics.
Pregnancy and Prenatal Development.
Problems in Prenatal Development.
Birth and the Neonate.
Research Report: Twins in Genetic Research.
No Easy Answers: Pregnancy, Epilepsy, and Anti-Convulsant Drugs.
The Real World: Singing to Your Newborn.
Development in the Information Age: The Youngest Celebrities.
Policy Question I: Should Pregnant Women Who Use Illicit Drugs Be Prosecuted?

II. INFANCY AND EARLY CHILDHOOD.

4. Physical and Cognitive Development in Infancy.
Physical Changes.
Cognitive Changes.
The Beginnings of Language.
Individual and Group Differences.
The Real World: Parenting a Day in the Life of Two Babies.
Development in the Information Age: What Do Babies Learn From Watching Television?
Research Report: Early Gestural “Language” In the Children of Deaf Parents.
No Easy Answers: One Language or Two?

5. Social and Personality Development in Infancy.
Theories of Social and Personality Development.
Attachment.
Personality, Temperament, and Self-Concept.
Effects of Non-Parental Care.
Individual and Group Differences.
No Easy Answers: Adoption and Development.
The Real World: Parenting Choosing a Day-Care Center.

6. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood.
Physical Changes.
Cognitive Changes.
Changes in Language.
Differences in Intelligence.
The Real World: Teaching Children's Play and Cognitive Development.
Development in the Information Age: Computers and Early Childhood Learning.
No Easy Answers: To Test or Not to Test?

7. Social and Personality Development in Early Childhood.
Theories of Social and Personality Development.
Family Relationships.
Family Structure and Divorce.
Peer Relationships.
Personality and Self-Concept.
The Gender Concept and Sex Roles.
The Real World: Teaching Racism in the Preschool Classroom.
Research Report: The Significance of Early Childhood Cross-Gender Behavior.
No Easy Answers: When Divorce is Unavoidable.
Policy Question II: “Deadbeat” Dads: Irresponsible Parents of Political Scapegoats.

III. MIDDLE CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE.

8. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood.
Physical Changes.
Cognitive Changes.
Schooling.
Individual and Group Differences.
Development in the Information Age: The Effects of Video Games.
No Easy Answers: IQ Testing in the Schools.
The Real World: Teaching Dialects at School.

9. Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood.
Theories of Social and Personality. Development.
Dimensions of Moral Development.
Social Relationships.
Personality and Self-Concept.
Influences Beyond Family and School.
The Real World: Parenting Encouraging Moral Reasoning.
Research Report: Long-Term Consequences of Childhood Aggression and Peer Rejection.
No Easy Answers: Children and War.

10. Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence.
Physical Changes.
Adolescent Health.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health.
Changes in Thinking and Memory.
Schooling.
The Real World: Caregiving Crisis. Intervention for the Pregnant Teen.
Research Report: An Australian Study—Illustrating Sex Differences in Body Image Among Adolescents.
No Easy Answers: Reaching High School Drop-Outs.

11. Social and Personality Development in Adolescence.
Theories of Social and Personality Development.
Self-Concept and Personality.
Social Relationships.
Moral Development.
Development in the Information Age: The Search for Minority Role Models.
The Real World: Teaching Education for Moral Reasoning.
No Easy Answers: Preventing Youth Violence.
Policy Question III: Has Test-Based Reform Improved Schools in the United States?

IV. EARLY AND MIDDLE ADULTHOOD.

12. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood.
Physical Functioning.
Health and Wellness.
Cognitive Changes.
Post-Secondary Education.
No Easy Answers: There is No Fountain of Youth.
The Real World: Aging Peak Sports Performance.
Development in the Information Age: Distance Learning.

13. Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthood.
Theories of Social and Personality Development.
Intimate Relationships.
Parenthood and Other Relationships.
The Role of Worker.
No Easy Answers: Does Cohabitation Help? Couples Construct a “Life Structure” for Marriage?
Development in the Information Age: Internet Relationships.
Research Report: Comparing Heterosexual and Homosexual Partnerships.
The Real World: Working Strategies for Coping with Family/Work Conflict.

14. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood.
Physical Changes.
Health and Wellness.
Cognitive Functioning.
No Easy Answers: The Pros And Cons Of Hormone Replacement Therapy.
Development in the Information Age: Is the Internet Addictive?
The Real World: Working Maintaining the Creative “Edge” at Mid-Life and Beyond.

15. Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthood.
Theories of Social and Personality Development.
Changes in Relationships.
Midlife Career Issues.
Individual Differences.
The Real World: Parenting Me, A Mother-In-Law?
No Easy Answers: Who Helps When an Elder Becomes Frail or Disabled?
Research Report: Early Grandparenthood.
Policy Question IV: What Types of Couplehood Should Be Sanctioned By Society?

V. LATE ADULTHOOD AND DEATH.

16. Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood.
Variability in Late Adulthood.
Physical Changes.
Mental Health.
Cognitive Changes.
No Easy Answers: The Coming Demographic Crisis.
Research Report: The New England Centenarian Study.
The Real World: Caregiving Institutionalization Among the Elderly.
Development in the Information Age. Computers and Dementia.

17. Social and Personality Development in Late Adulthood.
Theories of Social and Personality. Development.
Individual Differences.
Social Relationships.
Career Issues in Late Life.
The Real World: Caregiving Elder Abuse.
No Easy Answers: Deciding on Nursing Home Care.
Development in the Information Age: Older Adults in the Technological Workplace.

18. Death, Dying, and Bereavement.
The Experience of Death.
The Meaning of Death Across the Lifespan.
The Process of Dying.
The Experience of Grieving.
Theoretical Perspectives on Grieving.
No Easy Answers: Saying Goodbye.
Development in the Information Age “Copycat” Suicide.
The Real World: Caregiving When an Infant Dies.
Policy Question V: Is There a Right To Die?

References.

Name Index.

Subject Index.



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