Life Span, Human Development

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Life Span, Human Development

ISBN : 9780155020344
Publisher : Harcourt, Brace & World
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Edition : 6 Rev ed
Overview Lifespan Human Development 6/e offers a guidebook for students as they study the different phases of life. It weaves together multiple perspectives, research, practical applications, and a strong cultural context to help students understand the variability of life. Boxed inserts, which offer students a variety of perspectives, as well as updated coverage of important subjects such as genetics, attachment, Piaget, impact of school on development, media influences, cognitive changes in adulthood, family lifecycle models, elder care ethical dilemmas, and assisted suicides complement this great text. Features: * Chapter 1 provides coverage of issues, theories and methods to help students understand the empirical side of development studies. * Parts One through Seven cover physical, cognitive, personality and social development within a chronological framework. * Cultural context is emphasized throughout the text providing readers with an appreciation of the importance and influence of culture on development. New to this edition: * Extensive revision and updating reflects current issues and concerns. * Chapter One has been extensively reorganized and refocused. * Boxed inserts, which of


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