Cengage Advantage Books: Developmental Psychology Childhood and Adolescence

ISBN-10: 1133491235

ISBN-13: 9781133491231

Edition: 9th 2014

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Description: This popular, topically organized, and thoroughly updated child and adolescent development text presents you with the best theories, research, and practical advice that developmentalists have to offer today. Authors David R. Shaffer and Katherine Kipp provide you with a current and comprehensive overview of child and adolescent development, written in clear, concise language that talks "to" you rather than "at" you. The authors also focus on application showing how theories and research apply to real-life settings. As a result, you will gain an understanding of developmental principles that will help you in your roles as parents, teachers, nurses, day-care workers, pediatricians, psychologists, or in any other capacity by which you may one day influence the lives of developing persons.

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List price: $165.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Binding: Looseleaf - sheets only 
Pages: 720
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

David R. Shaffer is a Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator of Psychology at the University of Georgia, where he focuses on the Social and Life-Span Developmental Psychology Programs. He has been teaching courses in human development to graduate and undergraduate students for nearly 30 years. His many research articles have concerned such topics as altruism, attitudes and persuasion, moral development, sex roles and social behavior, self-disclosure, and social psychology and the law. He has also served as associate editor for the "Journal of Personality and Social Psychology," "Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin," and "Journal of Personality." In 1990 Dr. Shaffer received the University of Georgia's highest instructional honor�the Josiah Meigs award for Excellence in Instruction.

Katherine Kipp, Ph.D., is Professor of Developmental Psychology at Gainesville State University. Dr. Kipp was formerly Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Georgia, where she focused on the Life-Span Developmental and Cognitive/Experimental Psychology Programs, and where she received numerous teaching and mentoring awards and fellowships. An active researcher, her interests include cognitive inhibition in children, children's memory, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and giftedness in children. She is a member of the Society for Research in Child Development, Cognitive Development Society, American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, Society for Teaching in Psychology, and Psychonomics Society.

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