Human Development: A Life-span View

Paperback | February 19, 2014

byChristine A. Ateah, Robert V. Kail, John C. Cavanaugh

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Balanced coverage of the entire life span is just one thing that distinguishes Human Development: A Life-Span View, Third Canadian Edition. With its comprehensive and applied, yet succinct, coverage, the text has proven its ability to capture students' interest, accentuating discussions on the emerging trends, issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are by placing them within a Canadian context and focusing on the Canadian experience. A modified chronological approach traces development in sequential order from conception through late life, while also dedicating several chapters to key topical issues. The authors continue to provide theoretical and empirical foundations that enable students to become educated, critical interpreters of developmental information. A blend of basic and applied research, as well as coverage of controversial topics and emergent trends, demonstrates connections between the laboratory and life.

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Balanced coverage of the entire life span is just one thing that distinguishes Human Development: A Life-Span View, Third Canadian Edition. With its comprehensive and applied, yet succinct, coverage, the text has proven its ability to capture students' interest, accentuating discussions on the emerging trends, issues, forces, and outco...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:832 pages, 10.79 × 8.45 × 1 inPublished:February 19, 2014Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176502203

ISBN - 13:9780176502201

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Study of Human DevelopmentPart One: Prenatal Development, Infancy, and Early ChildhoodChapter 2: Biological Foundations: Heredity, Prenatal Development, and BirthChapter 3: Tools for Exploring the World: Physical and Cognitive Development in InfancyChapter 4: Entering the Social World: Socioemotional Development in InfancyChapter 5: Growing and Learning in the Preschool Years: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early ChildhoodChapter 6: Interacting and the Work of Play: Socioemotional Development in Early ChildhoodPart Two: School-Age Children and AdolescentsChapter 7: Off to School: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle ChildhoodChapter 8: Expanding Social Horizons: Socioemotional Development in Middle ChildhoodChapter 9: Rites of Passage: Physical and Cognitive Development in AdolescenceChapter 10: Moving into the Adult Social World: Socioemotional Development in AdolescencePart Three: Young and Middle AdulthoodChapter 11: Becoming an Adult: Physical and Cognitive DevelopmentChapter 12: Being with Others: Forming Relationships in Young and Middle AdulthoodChapter 13: Work and Leisure: Occupational and Lifestyle Issues in Young and Middle AdulthoodChapter 14: Making It in Midlife: The Unique Challenges of Middle AdulthoodPart Four: Late AdulthoodChapter 15: The Personal Context of Later Life: Physical, Cognitive, and Mental Health IssuesChapter 16: Social Aspects of Later Life: Psychosocial, Retirement, Relationship, and Societal IssuesChapter 17: The Final Passage: Dying and Bereavement