Lifespan Development, Global Edition

Lifespan Development, Global Edition

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Lifespan Development, 7/e by Denise G. Boyd and Helen L. Bee thoroughly and accessibly addresses the most critical concepts of development. Through their engaging writing style, the authors have made more abstract material about developmental theories approachable to students. Readers will appreciate both the applied nature of this title and the clarity of the authors' presentation of current research. Students will emerge from your course with a thorough understanding of developmental science and will be able to apply this understanding to their own lives.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 229 x 277 x 23mm | 1,360g
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 1292065621
  • 9781292065625
  • 220,728

Table of contents

Table of Contents:



Part I: Foundations

Chapter 1: Basic Concepts and Methods

Chapter 2: Theories of Development

Chapter 3: Prenatal Development and Birth



Part II: Infancy

Chapter 4: Physical, Sensory, and Perceptual Development in Infancy

Chapter 5: Cognitive Development in Infancy

Chapter 6: Social and Personality Development in Infancy



Part III: Early Childhood

Chapter 7: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

Chapter 8: Social and Personality Development in Early Childhood



Part IV: Middle Childhood

Chapter 9: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood

Chapter 10: Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood



Part V: Adolescence

Chapter 11: Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence

Chapter 12: Social and Personality Development in Adolescence



Part VI: Early Adulthood

Chapter 13: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood

Chapter 14: Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthood



Part VII: Middle Adulthood

Chapter 15: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood

Chapter 16 Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthood



PART VIII: Late Adulthood and the End of Life

Chapter 17: Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood

Chapter 18: Social and Personality Development in Late Adulthood

Chapter 19: Death, Dying, and Bereavement
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About Denise G. Boyd

Denise Boyd received her Ed.D. in educational psychology from the University of Houston and has been a psychology instructor in the Houston Community College System since 1988. From 1995 until 1998, she chaired the psychology, sociology, and anthropology department at Houston Community College-Central. She has coauthored four other Allyn and Bacon texts: with Helen Bee, The Developing Child (Twelfth Edition), and The Growing Child (First Edition); and with Genevieve Stevens, Current Readings in Lifespan Development. A licensed psychologist, she has presented a number of papers at professional meetings, reporting research in child, adolescent, and adult development. She has also presented workshops for teachers whose students range from preschool to college.
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