Life Span: A Multimedia Introduction to Human Development CD-ROM 2.0 / Edition 3

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Overview


Succeed in developmental psychology with LIFESPAN: A MULTIMEDIA INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CD-ROM! With coverage of the major developmental milestones from conception to death, this CD-ROM saves you time by providing you with the tools you need to get a good grade. Narrated concept overviews, key terms, explanatory art and videos, critical thinking applications, drag-and-drop games for review of key terms and concepts, section quizzes, and a final test give you the practice and review that you need to be successful.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495170297
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/19/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author


Dr. K. H. Trotter received her Ph.D. in psychology with a specialization in developmental psychology from the University of Tennessee in 1996. She taught for several years as assistant professor at Chattanooga State and served as a behavior management specialist for the college's child development center. Currently, she teaches part-time and works as a consultant developing software and other educational supplements.

Dr. Michie Swartwood received her Ph.D. in psychology, with a specialization in developmental neuroscience, from the University of Tennessee in 1994. She then completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in developmental disabilities at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, working in both Developmental Pediatrics, with the birth to age 5 population, and in the school age Learning Center. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor of psychology at the State University of New York, Cortland, where she teaches courses in psychology of exceptionality and conducts research on frontal lobe development and executive function, with a specific interest in ADHD.

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Table of Contents


Module 1: PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT, BIRTH, AND THE NEWBORN. Prenatal Development. The Germinal Period. The Embryonic Period. The Fetal Period. Section Quiz. Birth. Stages of Birth. Approaches to Childbirth. Section Quiz. The Newborn. Assessment: Apgar. Newborn Baby's Capacities. Section Quiz. Test. Module 2: INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD. Physical Growth and Motor Development. Physical Growth. Brain Development. Motor Development. Section Quiz. Cognitive Development. Sensorimotor Thinking. The Development of Object Permanence. Attention. Memory. Section Quiz. Language Development. Pre-language Communication. First Words. Telegraphic Speech. Section Quiz. Emotional and Social Development. Erikson's Theory. Section Quiz. Attachment. Section Quiz. The Role of Temperament. Section Quiz. Self-Development. Section Quiz. Gender Roles and Sexuality. Section Quiz. Test. Module 3: EARLY AND MIDDLE CHILDHOOD. Physical Growth and Motor Development. Physical Growth. Brain Development. Motor Development. Section Quiz. Cognitive Development. Preoperational Thought. Concrete Operations. Attention. Memory. Vygotsky's Sociocultural Perspective: Culture and Thought. Section Quiz. Language Development. Mastering Grammatical Rules. Section Quiz. Emotional and Social Development. Erikson's Theory. Section Quiz. Self-Development. Section Quiz. Relationships. Section Quiz. Moral Development. Section Quiz. Gender Roles and Sexuality. Section Quiz. Test. Module 4: ADOLESCENCE. Physical Development. The Adolescent Growth Spurt. Sexual Maturation. Section Quiz. Cognitive Development. Formal Operations. Consequences of Abstract Thought. Section Quiz. Emotional and Social Development. Erikson's Theory. Section Quiz. Self-Development. Section Quiz. Relationships. Section Quiz. Moral Development. Section Quiz. Gender Roles and Sexuality. Section Quiz. Test. Module 5: EARLY AND MIDDLE ADULTHOOD. Physical Development. Growth, Strength, and Physical Functioning. Section Quiz. Physical Changes. Section Quiz. Cognitive Development. Beyond Formal Operations. Developing Expertise. Strengths and Limitations. Section Quiz. Emotional and Social Development. Erikson's Theory. Section Quiz. Self-Development. Section Quiz. Relationships. Section Quiz. Gender Roles and Sexuality. Section Quiz. Test. Module 6: LATE ADULTHOOD. Physical Development. Physical Changes. Section Quiz. Cognitive Development. Patterns of Change in Cognitive Performance. Aging and Dementia. Section Quiz. Emotional and Social Development. Erikson's Theory. Section Quiz. Self-Development. Section Quiz. Relationships. Section Quiz. Test. Module 7: DEATH, DYING, AND BEREAVEMENT. Theories of Aging. Programmed Theories. Damage Theories. Nature and Nurture. Section Quiz. Stages of Dying. Kubler-Ross. Section Quiz. Bereavement. The Process of Grieving. Grasping the Concept of Death. Section Quiz. Test.
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