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Life-Span Human Development

Life-Span Human Development - 6th edition

Life-Span Human Development - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780495553403

ISBN10: 0495553409

Life-Span Human Development by Carol K. Sigelman and Elizabeth A. Rider - ISBN 9780495553403
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
International: No
Life-Span Human Development by Carol K. Sigelman and Elizabeth A. Rider - ISBN 9780495553403

ISBN13: 9780495553403

ISBN10: 0495553409

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 09

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Known for its clear, straightforward writing style, comprehensive coverage, strong and current research-based approach, and excellent visuals and tables, LIFE-SPAN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT offers sections on four life stages: infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Each chapter focuses on a domain of development such as physical growth, cognition, or personality, and traces developmental trends and influences in that domain from infancy to old age. This unique, topical organization helps you comprehend the processes of transformation occurring in each key area of human development. The new edition includes a clear focus on the complex interactions of nature and nurture in development, more integrated coverage of culture and diversity, and an exciting new media package for students.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Life-Span Human Development.

2. Theories of Human Development.

3. Genes, Environment, and Development.

4. Prenatal Development and Birth.

5. Health and Physical Development.

6. Perception.

7. Cognition.

8. Memory and Information Processing.

9. Intelligence and Creativity.

10. Language and Education.

11. Self and Personality.

12. Gender Roles and Sexuality.

13. Social Cognition and Moral Development.

14. Attachment and Social Relationships.

15. The Family.

16. Developmental Psychopathology.

17. The Final Challenge: Death and Dying.

Appendix: Careers in Human Development.



Author Index.

Subject Index.