Human Development: A Life-Span Approach / Edition 3

Human Development: A Life-Span Approach / Edition 3

by F. Philip Rice
     
 

ISBN-10: 013805276X

ISBN-13: 9780138052768

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Broad and thorough, solidly research based, and made lively, practical, and personal through anecdotes and real-life examples, this introduction to human development offers a combination topical/chronological approach, an eclectic theoretical perspective, and a focus on contemporary issues and concerns. Discusses topics under three major age divisions —…  See more details below

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Broad and thorough, solidly research based, and made lively, practical, and personal through anecdotes and real-life examples, this introduction to human development offers a combination topical/chronological approach, an eclectic theoretical perspective, and a focus on contemporary issues and concerns. Discusses topics under three major age divisions — childhood, adolescence, and adulthood — focusing on development throughout the life-span. Topics include: perspectives, physical development, cognitive development, emotional development and social development. Appropriate for readers interested in Human Development, Growth and Development, Developmental Psychology, and Life-Span Development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780138052768
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
759
Product dimensions:
8.89(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1The Study of Human Development Over the Life Span2
1A Life-Span Developmental Perspective2
2Theories of Development24
Pt. 2The Beginnings of Human Life46
3Heredity, Environmental Influences, and Prenatal Development46
4Childbirth and the Neonate82
Pt. 3Child Development106
5Perspectives on Child Development106
6Physical Development120
7Cognitive Development158
8Emotional Development206
9Social Development238
Pt. 4Adolescent Development298
10Perspectives on Adolescent Development298
11Physical Development314
12Cognitive Development338
13Emotional Development364
14Social Development394
Pt. 5Adult Development428
15Perspectives on Adult Development428
16Physical Development456
17Cognitive Development492
18Emotional Development524
19Social Development552
20Death, Dying, and Bereavement600
Glossary623
Bibliography637
Photo Credits703
Name Index705
Subject Index737

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