ISBN-10:
0078035147
ISBN-13:
2900078035141
Pub. Date:
10/07/2011
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Experience Human Development - Text Only / Edition 12

Experience Human Development - Text Only / Edition 12

by Diane Papalia
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Overview

This chronologically organized text,designed for the mainstream Human Development course,continues to showcase the author team's trademark of clear,accessible writing. The Eighth edition introduces a new pedagogical learning system,making the text even more valuable and easy-to-use for students. Applauded by adopters for its combination of research coverage with applications and real-life examples,the text continues to include superior coverage of cross-cultural topics and issues facing the disabled,in addition to exceptionally good coverage of health issues and applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900078035141
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 10/07/2011
Edition description: NE
Pages: 800
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

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.

Gabriela Alicia Martorell was born in Seattle, Washington, but moved as a toddler to Guatemala. At eight, she returned to the United States and lived in Northern California until leaving for her undergraduate training at the University of California, Davis. After obtaining her B.S. in Psychology, she earned her Ph.D. in Developmental and Evolutionary Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Since that time, she has taught at a number of learning institutions including Portland State University, Norfolk State University, and her current full-time position as an Associate Professor of Psychology at Virginia Wesleyan College. Gabriela has taught courses in introductory psychology, research methods, lifespan human development, infant development, child development, adolescent development, adulthood and aging, cultural issues in psychology, evolutionary psychology, developmental psychopathology, and Capstone community-based learning courses in Early Childhood Education and Aging. She is committed to teaching, mentoring, and advising. She is currently conducting research on attachment processes in immigrant Latino/a adolescents which is funded by the Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges, and is Co-Investigator for a National Science Foundation grant focused on student retention and success in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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.

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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