Human Development: A Life-Span View / Edition 4

Human Development: A Life-Span View / Edition 4

by Robert V. Kail, John C. Cavanaugh
     
 

Kail (psychological sciences, Purdue University) and Cavanaugh (president, University of West Florida) provide a readable account of human development across the lifespan, covering theoretical and empirical foundations as well as basic and applied research, controversial topics, and emerging trends. This third edition of the undergraduate text features expanded… See more details below

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Kail (psychological sciences, Purdue University) and Cavanaugh (president, University of West Florida) provide a readable account of human development across the lifespan, covering theoretical and empirical foundations as well as basic and applied research, controversial topics, and emerging trends. This third edition of the undergraduate text features expanded coverage of heredity and environment, academic skills, grandparents who care for grandchildren, and the experience of bereavement at all stages of the lifespan. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495093046
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/27/2006
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents


1. The Study of Human Development. Part I: PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT, INFANCY, AND EARLY CHILDHOOD. 2. Biological Foundations: Heredity, Prenatal Development, and Birth.? 3. Tools for Exploring the World: Physical, Perceptual, and Motor Development.? 4. The Emergence of Thought and Language: Cognitive Development in Infancy and Early Childhood.? 5. Entering the Social World: Socioemotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood.? Part II: SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS.? 6. Off to School: Cognitive and Physical Development in Middle Childhood.? 7. Expanding Social Horizons: Socioemotional Development in Middle Childhood.? 8. Rites of Passage: Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence.? 9. Moving Into the Adult Social World: Socioemotional Development in Adolescence.? Part III: YOUNG AND MIDDLE ADULTHOOD. 10. Becoming an Adult: Physical, Cognitive, and Personality Development in Young Adulthood.? 11. Being With Others: Forming Relationships in Young and Middle Adulthood.? 12. Work, Leisure, and Retirement.? 13. Making It in Midlife: The Biopsychosocial Challenges of Middle Adulthood.? Part IV: LATE ADULTHOOD. 14. The Personal Context of Later Life: Physical, Cognitive, and Mental Health Issues.? 15. Social Aspects of Later Life: Psychosocial, Retirement, Relationship, and Societal Issues.? 16. The Final Passage: Dying and Bereavement.? Glossary.? References.? Name Index.? Subject Index.

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