A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-09-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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Table of Contents

Section 1 The Life-Span Perspective

1 Introduction

Section 2 Biological Processes, Physical Development, and Health

2 Biological Beginnings

3 Physical Development and Biological Aging

4 Health

5 Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Development

Section 3 Cognitive Processes and Development

6 Cognitive Developmental Approaches

7 Information Processing

8 Intelligence

9 Language Development

Section 4 Socioemotional Processes and Developments

10 Emotional Development

11 The Self, Identity, and Personality

12 Gender and Sexuality

13 Moral Development, Values, and Religion

Section 5 Social Contexts of Development

14 Marriage, Lifestyles, and Families

15 Peers and the Sociocultural World

16 Schools, Achievement, and Work

Section 6 Endings

17 Death and Grieving

Appendix Careers in Life-Span Development

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