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Life-Span Development

Life-Span Development - 12th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073370217

Cover of Life-Span Development 12TH 09 (ISBN 978-0073370217)
ISBN13: 978-0073370217
ISBN10: 0073370215
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
International: No

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Life-Span Development - 12TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073370217

John W. Santrock

ISBN13: 978-0073370217
ISBN10: 0073370215
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 12TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Driven by learning goals, previous editions of this text have been widely adopted for their accurate, complete, and up-to-date coverage. While maintaining these hallmarks, this revision includes increased coverage of adulthood and aging, a new 'Interlude' feature on applications, and updated research with more 21st-century citations than ever before.

Author Bio

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

Table of Contents
The Life-Span Developmental Perspective
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. The Science of Life-Span Development
Beginnings
Chapter 3. Biological Beginnings
Chapter 4. Prenatal Development and Birth
Infancy
Chapter 5. Physical Development in Infancy
Chapter 6. Cognitive Development in Infancy
Chapter 7. Socioemotional Development in Infancy
Early Childhood
Chapter 8. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Chapter 9. Socioemotional Development in Early Childhood
Middle and Late Childhood
Chapter 10. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle and Late Childhood
Chapter 11. Socioemotional Development in Middle and Late Childhood
Adolescence
Chapter 12. Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Chapter 13. Socioemotional Development in Adolescence
Early Adulthood
Chapter 14. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood
Chapter 15. Socioemotional Development in Early Adulthood
Middle Adulthood
Chapter 16. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood
Chapter 17. Socioemotional Development in Middle Adulthood
Late Adulthood
Chapter 18. Physical Development in Late Adulthood
Chapter 19. Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood
Chapter 20. Socioemotional Development in Late Adulthood
Endings
Chapter 21. Death and Grieving