Summary: Carol Sigelman uses a topical approach blended with an age/stage approach to present life-span development as a motion picture rather than a series of snapshots. In this book, students will find numerous real-life examples and analogies that take the mystery out of the human life experience. Sigelman's clear, straightforward writing makes even the most complex topics accessible. Thoroughly updated with the latest research, the book emphasizes how nature and nurture i ...show morenteract over the life span to bring about normal and abnormal developmental changes.
This new edition features multimedia ancillary products that you'll find helpful and your students will find engaging. Developmental Psychology Videos and Web Resources for Developmental Psychology bring concepts to life and make studying a truly interactive experience. In addition, you'll find new pedagogy including "Food for Thought" questions and a reorganized list of key terms at the end of each chapter. The book's strong research base is evident in the hundreds of new citations added to this edition. Plus, new four-color signatures and a larger trim size offer a more open, easy-to-read format.