Life-Span Development

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  • Edition: 14th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2012-11-27
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Connect with Lifespan Development and connect with success Informed and driven by research.At McGraw-Hill, we have spent thousands of hours with you and your students, working to understand the key needs and concerns you face in Human Development courses. The most common topics raised include managing the vast amount of content inherent to a Lifespan course and ensuring the dependability of the assigned materialis it current and accurate? The result of this research is John Santrock's LifeSpan Development. LifeSpan Development ensures students complete and understand the assigned material in a number of ways: Santrock's hallmark Learning Goals pedagogy provides a comprehensive roadmap to the text material, clearly pointing out the core concepts fundamental to students' learning and performance. Our adaptive study tool, LearnSmart, increases students' efficiency in studying by identifying what they know, and more importantly what they don't know, providing immediate remediation for the areas in which they are struggling. At the same time, instructors have access to powerful, visual reports allowing them to quickly see where students' strengths and weaknesses lie. Connect Lifespan takes your instruction and your students' learning experience to the next level without requiring hours of setup and personalized instruction by you. The 14th edition continues with the connections theme to help students better understand the concepts among the different aspects of lifespan development. This recurring theme of connectionsDevelopmental Connections, Topical Connections, Connecting Development to Life, Connecting with Careers, and Connections through Researchties together concepts from across chapters to reinforce the learning process and connects the material to students' everyday lives and future aspirations. Our Milestones of Developmentvideo series helps bring the course material to life, allowing students to witness development as it unfolds. And of course, all of the text material is informed by LifeSpan Development's unique board of expert consultantsa who's who of developmental psychologywho make sure the material is as accurate and up-to-date as possible.

Table of Contents

Santrock, Life-Span Development, 14th Edition


Section One - The Life-Span Developmental Perspective

Chapter 1. Introduction

Appendix Careers in Life-Span Development

Section Two - Beginning

Chapter 2. Biological Beginnings

Chapter 3. Prenatal Development and Birth

Section Three - Infancy

Chapter 4. Physical Development in Infancy

Chapter 5. Cognitive Development in Infancy

Chapter 6. Socioemotional Development in Infancy

Section Four - Early Childhood

Chapter 7. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

Chapter 8. Socioemotional Development in Early Childhood

Section Five - Middle and Late Childhood

Chapter 9. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle and Late Childhood

Chapter 10. Socioemotional Development in Middle and Late Childhood

Section Six - Adolescence

Chapter 11. Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence

Chapter 12. Socioemotional Development in Adolescence

Section Seven - Early Adulthood

Chapter 13. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood

Chapter 14. Socioemotional Development in Early Adulthood

Section Eight - Middle Adulthood

Chapter 15. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood

Chapter 16. Socioemotional Development in Middle Adulthood

Section Nine - Late Adulthood

Chapter 17. Physical Development in Late Adulthood

Chapter 18. Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood

Chapter 19. Socioemotional Development in Late Adulthood

Section Ten - Endings

Chapter 20. Death, Dying and Grieving

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