Developing Person Through the Life Span / Edition 6

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Overview

The Developing Person Through the Life Span, Sixth Edition presents theory, research, practical examples, and policy issues in a way that inspires students to think about human development--and about the individual's role in the community and the world. Review the new edition, and you'll find Berger's signature strengths on display--the perceptive analysis of current research, the lively and personal writing style, and the unmistakable commitment to students. You'll also find a wealth of new topics--plus a video-based Media Tool Kit that takes the teaching and learning of human development to a new level.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780716757061
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/28/2004
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 667
  • Product dimensions: 9.70 (w) x 10.75 (h) x 1.22 (d)

Meet the Author

KATHLEEN STASSEN BERGER teaches at Bronx Community College, City University of New York, recently as the elected chair of the Social Science Department. She is also the author of The Developing Person Through Childhood and Adolescence and The Developing Person Through Childhood.

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Table of Contents

Part I. The Beginnings
1. Introduction
2. Theories of Development
3. The Genetic Code
4. Prenatal Development and Birth

Part II. The First Two Years: Infants and Toddlers

5. The First Two Years: Biosocial Development
6. The First Two Years: Cognitive Development
7. The First Two Years: Psychosocial Development

Part III. The Play Years

8. The Play Years: Biosocial Development
9. The Play Years: Cognitive Development
10. The Play Years: Psychosocial Development

Part IV. The School Years

11. The School Years: Biosocial Development
12. The School Years: Cognitive Development
13. The School Years: Psychosocial Development

Part V. Adolescence

14. Adolescence: Biosocial Development
15. Adolescence: Cognitive Development
16. Adolescence: Psychosocial Development

Part VI. Early Adulthood
17. Early Adulthood: Biosocial Development
18. Early Adulthood: Cognitive Development
19. Early Adulthood: Psychosocial Development

Part VII. Middle Adulthood
20. Middle Adulthood: Biosocial Development
21. Middle Adulthood: Cognitive Development
22. Middle Adulthood: Psychosocial Development

Part VIII. Late Adulthood
23. Late Adulthood: Biosocial Development
24. Late Adulthood: Cognitive Development
25. Late Adulthood: Psychosocial Development
Epilogue: Death and Dying

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 28, 2005

    Beautiful well written book

    I used this book for my Developmental Psychology class and it was absolutely wonderful. The pages are color rich and very well written.

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