Experience Human Development / Edition 12

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Overview

Experience Human Development 12e allows you to:

Experience a program that connects students to the real world. Our Milestones video program allows students to witness real life as it unfolds via a customizable, assignable and assessible platform. Additionally, our new Research in Action feature highlights interesting and timely topics.

Experience the diversity of the human experience.

The 12th edition of this classic best-seller retains the extensive and integrated cross-cultural and multicultural coverage as previous editions.

Experience a program that helps students navigate the vast amount of material in the course.

Now with Connect Lifespan, Papalia 12e allows students to connect with real life and the real world. Connect Psychology with LearnSmart, our adaptive learning system, is designed to help students learn faster, study more efficiently, and retain more knowledge for greater success. And, it allows faculty to spend more time teaching and less time grading.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078035142
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 10/7/2011
  • Edition number: 12
  • Pages: 800
  • Sales rank: 24,400
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.20 (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.

Ruth Duskin Feldman is an award-winning writer and educator. With Diane E. Papalia and Sally Wendkos Olds, she coauthored the fourth and the seventh through the twelfth editions of Human Development and the eighth through the twelfth editions of A Child's World. She also is coauthor, with Dr. Papalia, Harvey Sterns 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

Introduction
Part I About Human Development
1 The Study of Human Development
2 Theory and Research
Part II Beginnings
3 Forming a New Life
4 Physical Development During the First Three Years
5 Cognitive Development During the First Three Years
6 Psychosocial Development During the First Three Years
Part III Early Childhood
7 Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
8 Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood
Part IV Middle Childhood
9 Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
10 Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood
Part V Adolescence
11 Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence
12 Psychosocial Development in Adolescence
Part VI Young Adulthood
13 Physical and Cognitive Development in Young Adulthood
14 Psychosocial Development in Young Adulthood
Part VII Middle Adulthood
15 Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood
16 Psychosocial Development in Middle Adulthood
Part VIII Late Adulthood
(and more...)
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