A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development with PowerWeb

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-12-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Reviewers and adopters have praised John Santrock's A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development text for its themes of research, applications, and contexts, and students have loved it for its pedagogy and accessible writing. Building on these strengths, the third edition features more than 2,100 citations from the 21st century and new "Careers in Life-Span Development" boxes.

Table of Contents

Section 1: The Life-Span Perspective

Chapter 1: Introduction

Section 2: Biological Processes, Physical Development, and Health

Chapter 2: Biological Beginnings

Chapter 3: Physical Development and Biological Aging

Chapter 4: Health

Chapter 5: Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Development

Section 3: Cognitive Processes and Development

Chapter 6: Cogntive developmental approaches

Chapter 7: Information Processing

Chapter 8: Intelligence

Chapter 9: Language Development

Section 4: Socioemotional Processes and Developments

Chapter 10: Emotional Development

Chapter 11: The Self, Identity, and Personality

Chapter 12: Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 13: Moral Development, Values and Religion

Section 5: Social Contexts of Development

Chapter 14: Families, Lifestyles, and Parenting

Chapter 15: Peers and the Sociocultural World

Chapter 16: Schools, Achievement, and Work

Section 6: Endings

Chapter 17: Death and Grieving

Appendix: Careers in Life-Span Development Glossary References Credits Name Index Subject Index

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