Invitation to the Life Span / Edition 3 available in Paperback
Edition after edition, Kathleen Stassen Berger’s bestselling textbooks connect students to the field of developmental psychology, in an engaging, accessible, culturally inclusive way. Berger’s Invitation to the Life Span does this in just 15 concise chapters and an epilogue, in a presentation that meets the challenges of exploring the breadth of the life span in a single term.
The new edition of Invitation to the Life Span incorporates a wide range of new research, especially in fast-moving areas such as brain development and psychopathology, while taking advantage of innovative new tools for media-centered teaching and learning.
But throughout, as always, the signature voice of Kathleen Berger ties it all together, with relatable explanations of scientific content, wide ranging cultural examples, and skill-building tools for sharper observation and critical thinking.
|Edition description:||Third Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Kathleen Stassen Berger completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University and Radcliffe College, earned her M.A.T. from Harvard University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Yeshiva University. Her broad range of experience as an educator includes directing a preschool, teaching philosophy and humanities at the United Nations International School, teaching child and adolescent development to graduate students at Fordham University, teaching inmates earning paralegal degrees at Sing Sing Prison, and teaching undergraduates at both Montclair State University and Quinnipiac University. She has also been involved in education as the president of Community School Board in District Two in Manhattan.
For over three decades, Berger has taught human development at Bronx Community College of the City University of New York. The students Kathleen Berger teaches every year come from diverse ethnic, economic, and educational backgrounds representing a wide range of interests and consistently honor her with the highest teaching evaluations.
Berger’s developmental texts are currently being used at nearly 700 colleges and universities in a dozen countries and in five languages. Kathleen’s research interests include adolescent identity, sibling relationships, and bullying. As the mother of four daughters, as well as a new grandmother, she brings to her teaching and writing ample firsthand experience with human development.
Table of Contents
1. The Science of Development
2. From Conception to Birth
3. The First Two Years: Body and Mind
4. The First Two Years: Psychosocial Development
5. Early Childhood: Body and Mind
6. Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development
7: Middle Childhood: Body and Mind
8: Middle Childhood: Psychosocial Development
9: Adolescence: Body and Mind
10: Adolescence: Psychosocial Development
11: Emerging Adulthood: Body, Mind, and Social World
12: Adulthood: Body and Mind
13: Adulthood: Psychosocial Development
14: Late Adulthood: Body and Mind
15: Adulthood: Psychosocial Development
Epilogue: Death and Dying
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