Adult Development and Aging / Edition 6

Adult Development and Aging / Edition 6

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by William Hoyer, Paul Roodin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073128546

ISBN-13: 9780073128542

Pub. Date: 07/30/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Adult Development and Aging offers professors and students a clear, comprehensive and current account of the salient issues and concerns that dominate the field of adult development. Hoyer and Roodin employ an interdisciplinary, process oriented perspective to show students the past, present, and future of our understanding and research in adult development.

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Adult Development and Aging offers professors and students a clear, comprehensive and current account of the salient issues and concerns that dominate the field of adult development. Hoyer and Roodin employ an interdisciplinary, process oriented perspective to show students the past, present, and future of our understanding and research in adult development.

In this thoroughly-revised new edition, Hoyer and Roodin continue to provide cutting edge material in an accessible manner for undergraduates. With a new theme of developmental bioculturalism running throughout, the authors also present the most balanced and comprehensive coverage of biological, health, cognitive, and social areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073128542
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
07/30/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Adult Development and Aging: An Introduction2. Cultural and Ethnic Diversity 3. Physiological and Sensory Processes 4. Coping and Adaptation 5. Mental Health Interventions 6. Physical Health and Aging 7. Memory, Attention, and Learning 8. Intelligence and Creativity 9. Cognition, Wisdom, and Expertise 10. Personality 11. Relationships 12. Work, Leisure, and Retirement 13. Approaching Death Appendix: Developmental Research Methods

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