9780534597511

Human Development : A Life-Span View (with InfoTrac)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534597511

  • ISBN 10:

    0534597513

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 06/20/2003
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Part One: PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT, INFANCY, AND EARLY CHILDHOOD. 1. The Study of Human Development. 2. Biological Foundations: Heredity, Prenatal Development, and Birth. 3. Tools for Exploring the World: Physical Development in Infancy and Early Childhood. 4. The Emergence of Thought and Language: Cognitive Development in Infancy and Early Childhood. 5. Entering the Social World: Socio-Emotional Development in Infancy and Early Childhood. Part Two: SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS. 6. Off to School: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood. 7. Expanding Social Horizons: Socio-Emotional Development in Middle Childhood. 8. Rites of Passage: Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescents. 9. Moving into the Adult Social World: Socio-Emotional Development in Adolescents. Part Three: YOUNG AND MIDDLE ADULTHOOD. 10. Becoming an Adult: Physical, Cognitive, and Personality Development. 11. Being with Others: Forming Relationships in Young and Middle Adulthood. 12. Work and Leisure: Occupational and Lifestyle Issues in Young and Middle Adulthood. 13. Making It in Midlife: The Unique Challenges of Middle Adulthood. Part Four: LATE ADULTHOOD. 14. The Personal Context of Later Life: Physical, Cognitive, and Mental Health Issues. 15. Social Aspects of Later Life: Psychosocial, Retirement, Relationship, and Societal Issues. 16. The Final Passage: Dying and Bereavement. Glossary. References. Credits. Name Index. Subject Index.

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