Adult Development and Aging / Edition 3

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Overview

Papalia’s Adult Development and Aging delivers the most current research findings in the field while providing a clear and concise writing style praised by students and instructors. The Third Edition provides a positive perspective on adult development and aging, enhanced by strong multicultural and diversity coverage. The Third Edition includes new content on younger and middle-aged adults, providing a better balance between adulthood and aging.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072937886
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 6/23/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

As a professor, Diane E. Papalia has taught thousands of undergraduates at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her bachelor’s degree, majoring in psychology, from Vassar College and both her master’s degree in child development and family relations and her Ph.D. in life-span developmental psychology from West Virginia University. She has published numerous articles in such professional journals as Human Development, International Journal of Aging and Human Development, Sex Roles, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology and Journal of Gerontology. Most of these papers have dealt with her major research focus, cognitive development from childhood through old age.

Dr. Sterns received his Ph.D. in Life-Span Developmental Psychology from West Virginia University in 1971. His major areas of interest include industrial gerontology, life-span development, training and career development. He is Director of the Institute for Life- Span Development and Gerontology. Courses typically taught include psychology of adulthood and aging, industrial/gerontological psychology, and undergraduate psychology courses. His publications have appeared in many gerontology journals including Experimental Aging Research, The Counseling Psychologist, Journal of Gerontology, Generations, Journal of Applied Gerontology. He has served on the editorial board of Psychology and Aging, The Gerontologist, and Journal of Women and Aging and serves on the editorial boards of Experimental Aging Research and Research on Aging. He is a Fellow of the American Psychology Association, Gerontological Society of America and the American Psychological Society. Current research includes training of adult and older adult workers, personality factors, and retirement adjustment and satisfaction, as well as personality factors in housing choices in retirement. Other research includes alcohol treatment and aging, and life planning issues for older adults with mental retardation.

Ruth Duskin Feldman is an award-winning writer and educator. With Diane E. Papalia and Sally Wendkos Olds, she coauthored the fourth and seventh editions of Human Development and the eighth edition of A Child's World. She also is coauthor, with Dr. Papalia and Cameron J. Camp, of Adult Development and Aging. A former teacher, she has developed educational materials for all levels from elementary school through college and has prepared ancillaries to accompany the Papalia-Olds books. She is author or coauthor of four books addressed to general readers, including Whatever Happened to the Quiz Kids? Perils and Profits of Growing Up Gifted. She has written for numerous newspapers and magazines and has lectured extensively and made national and local media appearances throughout the United States on education and gifted children. She received her bachelor's degree from Northwestern University, where she was graduated with highest distinction and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.

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Table of Contents

List of Boxes
Preface
To the student
Ch. 1 Adult Development and Aging in a Changing World 2
Ch. 2 Metatheoretical Perspectives and Research Method 36
Ch. 3 Longevity and Physiological Aging 76
Ch. 4 Health and Body Systems 114
Ch. 5 Memory 158
Ch. 6 Intelligence and Creativity 198
Ch. 7 Mature Thought, Wisdom, and Moral Intelligent 240
Ch. 8 Education, Work, Leisure, and Retirement 280
Ch. 9 Intimate Relationships and Lifestyles 320
Ch. 10 Mature Kinship Ties and Living Arrangements 360
Ch. 11 Personality Development 402
Ch. 12 Mental Health, Coping, and Adjustment to Aging 444
Ch. 13 Dealing with Death and Bereavement 486
Glossary 527
Bibliography 537
Acknowledgments 583
Name Index 587
Subject Index 599
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