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Development Across the Life Span

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ISBN-10: 0205988105

ISBN-13: 9780205988105

Edition: 7th 2014

Authors: Robert S. Feldman

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This access code card gives you access to all of MyPsychLab's tools and resources. Want a complete eText of your textbook, too? Buy immediate access to MyPsychLab with Pearson eText online with a credit card atwww.mypsychlab.com.Offers a strong balance between research and applications.Robert Feldman offers students a chronological overview of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development-from conception through death with his text Development Across the Life Span. This best-selling text presents up-to-date coverage of theory and research, with an emphasis on the application of these concepts by students in their personal-and future professional-lives. The text taps into students' inherent interest in the subject of human development, encouraging them to draw connections between the material and their own experiences.MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Feldman program. Key learning applications include, MyPsychLab video series, MyVirtualLife, and MyVirtualChild.This text is available in a variety of formats - digital and print. Pearson offers its titles on the devices students love through Pearson's MyLab products, CourseSmart, Amazon, and more. To learn more about our programs, pricing options and customization, click the Choices tab.Teaching & Learning ExperiencePersonalize Learning - MyPsychLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance.Improve Critical Thinking - Review and Apply sections - Consist of short recaps of the chapters' main points, followed by questions designed to provoke critical thinking.Engage Students - Chapter Opening Prologues - Describe an individual or situation that is relevant to the basic developmental issues being addressed in the chapter.Explore Research - From Research to Practice boxes - Describe a contemporary developmental research topic.Support Instructors - A number of Instructor Resources including PowerPoint Presentations, MyTest Test Bank, and Instructor's Manual.
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Book details

List price: $79.15
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 5/31/2013
Binding: Digital, Other 
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Language: English

Beginnings
An Introduction to Lifespan Development
The Start of Life: Prenatal Development
Birth and the Newborn Infant
Infancy: Forming the Foundations of Life
Physical Development in Infancy
Cognitive Development in Infancy
Social and Personality Development in Infancy
The Preschool Years
Physicaland Cognitive Development in the Preschool Years
Social and Personality Development in the Preschool Years
The Middle Childhood Years
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood
Adolescence
Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Social and Personality Development in Adolescence
E arly Adulthood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood
Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthood
Middle Adulthood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood
Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthood
Late Adulthood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood
Social and Personality Development in Late Adulthood
Endings
Death and Dying
Beginnings
An Introduction to Lifespan Development
An Orientation to Lifespan Development
Key Issues and Questions: Determining the Nature-and Nurture-of Lifespan Development
Theoretical Perspectives on Lifespan Development
Research Methods
The Start of Life: Prenatal Development
Earliest Development
The Interaction of Heredity and Environment
Prenatal Growth and Change
Birth and the Newborn Infant
Birth
Birth Complications
The Competent Newborn
Infancy: Forming the Foundations of Life
Physical Development in Infancy
Growth and Stability
Motor Development
The Development of the Senses
Cognitive Development in Infancy
Piaget's Approach to Cognitive Development
Information Processing Approaches to Cognitive Development
The Roots of Language
Social and Personality Development in Infancy
Developing the Roots of Sociability
Forming Relationships
Differences among Infants
The Preschool Years
Physicaland Cognitive Development in the Preschool Years
Physical Growth
Intellectual Development
The Growth of Language and Learning
Social and Personality Development in the Preschool Years
Forming a Sense of Self
Friends and Family: Preschoolers' Social Lives
Moral Development and Aggression
The Middle Childhood Years
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Physical Development
Intellectual Development
Schooling: The Three Rs (and More) of Middle Childhood
Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood
The Developing Self
Relationships: Building Friendship in Middle Childhood
Family and School: Shaping Children's Behavior in Middle Childhood
Adolescence
Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Physical Maturation
Cognitive Development and Schooling
Threats to Adolescents' Well-Being
Social and Personality Development in Adolescence
Identity: Asking "Who Am I?"
Relationships: Family and Friends
Dating, Sexual Behavior, and Teenage Pregnancy
Early Adulthood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood
Physical Development
Cognitive Development
College: Pursuing Higher Education
Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthood
Forging Relationships: Intimacy, Liking, and Loving During Early Adulthood
The Course of Relationships
Work: Choosing and Embarking on a Career
Middle Adulthood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood
Physical Development
Health
Cognitive Development
Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthood
Personality Development
Relationships: Family in Middle Age
Work and Leisure
Late Adulthood
Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood
Physical Development in Late Adulthood
Health and Wellness in Late Adulthood
Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood
Social and Personality Development in Late Adulthood
Personality Development and Successful Aging
The Daily Life of Late Adulthood
Relationships: Old and New
Endings
Death and Dying
Dying and Death Across the Life Span
Confronting Death
Grief and Bereavement