ISBN-10:
1483368858
ISBN-13:
9781483368856
Pub. Date:
01/22/2016
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SAGE Publications
Lifespan Development: Lives in Context / Edition 1

Lifespan Development: Lives in Context / Edition 1

by Tara L. Kuther

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ISBN-13: 9781483368856
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/22/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 720
Sales rank: 30,855
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Tara L. Kuther is a professor of psychology at Western Connecticut State University where she has taught courses in child, adolescent, and adult development for over two decades. She earned her BA in psychology from Western Connecticut State University and her MA and Ph D in developmental psychology at Fordham University. Dr. Kuther is fellow of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (American Psychological Association, Division 2), has served the Society for the Teaching of Psychology as executive committee member, chair of the Task Force on Instructional Research Awards, and chair of the Long-Range Planning Committee, and has chaired the Society for Research in Child Development Teaching Committee. Her research interests include social cognition and risky behavior during adolescence and emerging adulthood.

Table of Contents

PART I. Foundations of Life Span Human Development
1. UNDERSTANDING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: APPROACHES AND THEORIES
What Is Life Span Human Development?
Basic Issues in Life Span Human Development
Theoretical Perspectives on Human Development
Research in Human Development
Research Ethics
2. BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FOUNDATIONS
Genetic Foundations of Development
Chromosomal and Genetic Problems
Heredity and Environment
3. THE PRENATAL PERIOD, BIRTH, AND THE NEWBORN
Prenatal Development
Environmental Influences on Prenatal Development
Birth and the Newborn
PART II. Infancy and Toddlerhood
4. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD
Body Growth
Brain Development During Infancy and Toddlerhood
Early Learning Capacities
Sensation and Perception During Infancy and Toddlerhood
Motor Development During Infancy and Toddlerhood
5. COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD
Piaget’s Cognitive-Developmental Perspective
Information Processing
Individual Differences in Infant Intelligence
Language Development in Infancy
6. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD
Psychosocial Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Emotional Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Temperament
Attachment
Self-Concept and Self-Recognition
PART III. Early Childhood
7. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
Physical Development in Early Childhood
Cognitive-Developmental and Sociocultural Reasoning in Early Childhood
Information Processing in Early Childhood
Young Children’s Language Development
Moral Development in Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
8. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
Emerging Sense of Self
Emotional Development
Parenting
Gender Stereotypes, Gender Differences, and Gender Development
Play and Peer Relationships
PART IV. Middle Childhood
9. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
Physical and Motor Development
Cognitive Development
Intelligence
Moral Development
Language Development
Learning and Schooling
10. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood
Peer Relationships in Middle Childhood
Families in Middle Childhood
Common Socioemotional and Developmental Problems in Middle Childhood
PART V. Adolescence
11. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN ADOLESCENCE
Conceptions of Adolescence
Physical Development in Adolescence
Brain Development in Adolescence
Adolescent Cognitive Development
Adolescent Moral Development
Schools and Academic Functioning in Adolescence 1870
12. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN ADOLESCENCE
Psychosocial Development: The Changing Self
Adolescents and Their Families
Adolescents and Their Peers
Adolescent Sexuality
Problems in Adolescence
PART VI. Early Adulthood
13. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY ADULTHOOD
Emerging Adulthood: Transition to Adulthood
Physical Development in Emerging and Early Adulthood
Health, Fitness, and Wellness in Emerging and Early Adulthood
Cognitive Development in Emerging and Early Adulthood
Education in Emerging and Early Adulthood
Career Development in Emerging and Early Adulthood
14. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EMERGING AND EARLY ADULTHOOD
Psychosocial Development in Emerging Adulthood and Early Adulthood
Relationships in Psychosocial Development in Emerging Adulthood and Early Adulthood
Lifestyles and Romantic Partnerships
Parenthood in Early Adulthood
PART VII. Middle Adulthood
15. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE ADULTHOOD
Physical Development in Middle Adulthood
Health in Middle Adulthood
Intellectual Abilities in Middle Adulthood
Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood
16. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE ADULTHOOD
Psychosocial Development in Middle Adulthood
The Self in Middle Adulthood
Relationships in Middle Adulthood
Careers in Middle Adulthood
PART VIII. Late Adulthood
17. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN LATE ADULTHOOD
Physical Development in Late Adulthood
Health in Late Adulthood
Dementia in Late Adulthood
Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood
18. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN LATE ADULTHOOD
The Self in Late Adulthood
Late Adulthood and Social Contexts
Relationships in Late Adulthood
Retirement
19. DEATH AND DYING
Patterns of Mortality and Defining Death
Conceptions of Death Across the Lifespan
Dying and the Experience of Death
Bereavement and Grief
PART IX: ENDINGS

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