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Life-Span Development / Edition 6

Life-Span Development / Edition 6

by John W. Santrock


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780697235824
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 08/28/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 705

About the Author

John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology every year at the undergraduate level. In 2006, John received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in teaching award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus on the contextual aspects of affectively-toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been a member of the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 12th Ed; Life-Span Development, 12th Edition; Adolescence, 12th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.

Table of Contents

Section 1 The Life-Span Development Perspective

1 Introduction
2 The Science of Life-Span Development
Section 2 Beginnings
3 Biological Beginnings
4 Prenatal Development and Birth
Section 3 Infancy
5 Physical Development in Infancy
6 Cognitive Development in Infancy
7 Socioemotional Development in Infancy
Section 4 Early Childhood
8 Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
9 Socioemotional Development in Early Childhood
Section 5 Middle and Late Childhood
10 Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle and Late Childhood
11 Socioemotional Development in Middle and Late Childhood
Section 6 Adolescence
12 Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence
13 Socioemotional Development in Adolescence
Section 7 Early Adulthood
14 Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood
15 Socioemotional Development in Early Adulthood
Section 8 Middle Adulthood
16 Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood
17 Socioemotional Development in Middle Adulthood
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