Human Development

Human Development : A Lifespan Approach

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For undergraduate courses in Human Development, Lifespan Development, Developmental Psychology offered in departments of Psychology, Human Ecology, Education, Early Childhood Education, Nursing and Social Work. In an approach that reflects the fascinating story of our development and the development of others around us, this text encourages students to examine their lives and the lives of others to understand how we've become the individuals we are today, and to think about how our development will change throughout our lives. Using a unique and flexible organization, that combines the best of both the topical and chronological formats, and an eclectic theoretical perspective, students are introduced to the main concepts and theories important to understanding developmental psychology. Many anecdotes, real-life examples, and special features, drawn from the author's extensive experience as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor make this text a practical and interesting more

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  • Hardback | 677 pages
  • 224 x 276 x 28mm | 1,678.31g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • glossary, bibliog , indexes
  • 0130185655
  • 9780130185655

Table of contents

I. THE STUDY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT OVER THE LIFE SPAN. 1. A Life-Span Developmental Perspective. 2. Theories of Development. II. THE BEGINNINGS OF HUMAN LIFE. 3. Heredity, Environmental Influences, and Prenatal Development. 4. Childbirth and the Neonate. III. CHILD DEVELOPMENT. 5. Perspectives on Child Development. 6. Physical Development. 7. Cognitive Development. 8. Emotional Development. 9. Social Development. IV. ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT. 10. Perspectives on Adolescent Development. 11. Physical Development. 12. Cognitive Development. 13. Emotional Development. 14. Social Development. V. ADULT DEVELOPMENT. 15. Perspectives on Adult Development. 16. Physical Development. 17. Cognitive Development. 18. Emotional Development. 19. Social Development. 20. Death, Dying, and Bereavement. Glossary. References. Name Index. Subject more

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