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Known for its clear, straightforward writing style, comprehensive coverage, strong and current research-based approach, and excellent visuals and tables, LIFE-SPAN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT offers sections on four life stages: infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Each chapter focuses on a domain of development such as physical growth, cognition, or personality, and traces developmental trends and influences in that domain from infancy to old age. This unique, topical organization helps you comprehend the processes of transformation occurring in each key area of human development. The new edition includes a clear focus on the complex interactions of nature and nurture in development, more integrated coverage of culture and diversity, and an exciting new media package for students.
Table of Contents
|Understanding Life-Span Human Development|
|Theories of Human Development|
|Genes, Environment, and Development|
|Prenatal Development and Birth|
|Health and Physical Development|
|Memory and Information Processing|
|Intelligence and Creativity|
|Language and Education|
|Self and Personality|
|Gender Roles and Sexuality|
|Social Cognition and Moral Development|
|Attachment and Social Relationships|
|The Final Challenge: Death and Dying|
|Appendix: Careers in Human Development|
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