9780073382647

A Topical Approach to Lifespan Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073382647

  • ISBN10:

    0073382647

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/10/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

John Santrock'sA Topical Approach to Life-Span Developmenttext continues with the themes of research, applications, and contexts that he is famous for. Students and instructors alike love it for its pedagogy and accessible writing. Building on these strengths, the fourth edition features more current research, more applications including new Careers in Life-Span Development profiles, and a new Visual Assets Database for Instructors.

Table of Contents

The Life-Span Perspective
Introduction
Biological Processes, Physical Development, and Health
Biological Beginnings
Physical Development and Biological Aging
Health
Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Development
Cognitive Processes and Development
Cogntive developmental approaches
Information Processing
Intelligence
Language Development
Socioemotional Processes and Developments
Emotional Development
The Self, Identity, and Personality
Gender and Sexuality
Moral Development, Values and Religion
Social Contexts of Development
Families, Lifestyles, and Parenting
Peers and the Sociocultural World
Schools, Achievement, and Work
Endings
Death and Grieving
Appendix: Careers in Life-Span Development
Glossary
References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index
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