Experiencing the Lifespan / Edition 1
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Experiencing the Lifespan / Edition 1

by Janet Belsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716751305

ISBN-13: 9780716751304

Pub. Date: 12/08/2006

Publisher: Worth Publishers

Janet Belsky is an innovative and accomplished teacher, an engaging and perceptive writer, as well as a practicing psychologist who has worked in many settings--from inner-city hospitals to nursing homes. Drawing on the sensibilities that have defined her professional life, Janet Belsky has produced an exploration of development across the lifespan unlike any other.

Overview

Janet Belsky is an innovative and accomplished teacher, an engaging and perceptive writer, as well as a practicing psychologist who has worked in many settings--from inner-city hospitals to nursing homes. Drawing on the sensibilities that have defined her professional life, Janet Belsky has produced an exploration of development across the lifespan unlike any other. Person-centered yet scientifically sound, practice-oriented yet rich in current and classic research, Belsky's Experiencing the Lifespan offers students an experience learning about life--that they will take to heart. And at around just 550 pages, it is an experience that fits comfortably within a single term.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716751304
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
12/08/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.49(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The Foundation
1. The People and the Field
2. Prenatal Development, Pregnancy, and Birth

Part II. Infancy
3. Infancy: Physical and Cognitive Development
4. Infancy: Socioemotional Development

Part III. Childhood
5. Physical and Cognitive Development
6. Socioemotional Development
7. Settings for Development. Home and School

Part IV. Adolescence
8. Physical Development
9. Cognitive and Socioemotional Development

Part V. Early and Middle Adulthood
10. Constructing an Adult Life
11. Relationships and Roles
12. Midlife

Part VI. Later Life
13. Later Life: Cognitive and Socioemotional Development
14. The Physical Challenges of Aging

Part VII. Epilogue
15. Death and Dying

Final Thoughts

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