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Development through the lifespan

Author: Laura E Berk
Publisher: New York : Pearson, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6. editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura E Berk
ISBN: 9780205957606 0205957609
OCLC Number: 874761139
Description: xxvi, 667 pages, glossary, references, name index, subject index
Contents: In this section: 1. Brief Table of Contents2. Full Table of Contents Brief Table of Contents PART I. THEORY AND RESEARCH IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENTChapter 1: History, Theory, and Research Strategies PART II. FOUNDATIONS OF DEVELOPMENTChapter 2: Genetic and Environmental FoundationsChapter 3: Prenatal Development, Birth, and the Newborn BabyPART III. INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD: THE FIRST TWO YEARSChapter 4: Physical Development in Infancy and ToddlerhoodChapter 5: Cognitive Development in Infancy and ToddlerhoodChapter 6: Emotional and Social Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood PART IV. EARLY CHILDHOOD: TWO TO SIX YEARSChapter 7: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early ChildhoodChapter 8: Emotional and Social Development in Early ChildhoodPART V. MIDDLE CHILDHOOD: SIX TO ELEVEN YEARSChapter 9: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle ChildhoodChapter 10: Emotional and Social Development in Middle ChildhoodPART VI. ADOLESCENCE: THE TRANSITION TO ADULTHOODChapter 11: Physical and Cognitive Development in AdolescenceChapter 12: Emotional and Social Development in AdolescencePART VII. EARLY ADULTHOODChapter 13: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early AdulthoodChapter 14: Emotional and Social Development in Early AdulthoodPART VIII. MIDDLE ADULTHOODChapter 15: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle AdulthoodChapter 16: Emotional and Social Development in Middle AdulthoodPART IX. LATE ADULTHOODChapter 17: Physical and Cognitive Development in Late AdulthoodChapter 18: Emotional and Social Development in Late Adulthood PART X. THE END OF LIFEChapter 19: Death, Dying, and Bereavement Full Table of Contents PART I. THEORY AND RESEARCH IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENTChapter 1: History, Theory, and Research Strategies* A Scientific, Applied, and Interdisciplinary Field* Basic Issues* The Lifespan Perspective: A Balanced Point of View* Scientific Beginnings* Mid-Twentieth-Century Theories* Recent Theoretical Perspectives* Comparing and Evaluating Theories* Studying Development* Ethics in Lifespan Research PART II. FOUNDATIONS OF DEVELOPMENTChapter 2: Genetic and Environmental Foundations* Genetic Foundations* Reproductive Choices* Environmental Contexts for Development* Understanding the Relationship Between Heredity and EnvironmentChapter 3: Prenatal Development, Birth, and the Newborn Baby* Prenatal Development* Prenatal Environmental Influences* Childbirth* Approaches to Childbirth* Medical Interventions* Preterm and Low-Birth-Weight Infants* Birth Complications, Parenting, and Resilience* The Newborn Baby's Capacities* Adjusting to the New Family UnitPART III. INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD: THE FIRST TWO YEARSChapter 4: Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood* Body Growth* Brain Development* Influences on Early Physical Growth* Learning Capacities* Motor Development* Perceptual DevelopmentChapter 5: Cognitive Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood* Piaget's Cognitive-Developmental Theory* Information Processing* The Social Context of Early Cognitive Development* Individual Differences in Early Mental Development* Language Development Chapter 6: Emotional and Social Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood* Erikson's Theory of Infant and Toddler Personality* Emotional Development* Temperament and Development* Development of Attachment* Self-Development During the First Two Years PART IV. EARLY CHILDHOOD: TWO TO SIX YEARSChapter 7: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early ChildhoodPhysical Development* A Changing Body and Brain* Influences on Physical Growth and Health* Motor DevelopmentCognitive Development* Piaget's Theory: The Preoperational Stage* Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory* Information Processing* Individual Differences in Mental Development* Language DevelopmentChapter 8: Emotional and Social Development in Early Childhood* Erikson's Theory: Initiative versus Guilt* Self-Understanding* Emotional Development* Peer Relations* Foundations of Morality* Gender Typing* Child Rearing and Emotional and Social DevelopmentPART V. MIDDLE CHILDHOOD: SIX TO ELEVEN YEARSChapter 9: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle ChildhoodPhysical Development* Body Growth* Common Health Problems* Motor Development and PlayCognitive Development* Piaget's Theory: The Concrete Operational Stage* Information Processing* Individual Differences in Mental Development* Language Development* Learning in SchoolChapter 10: Emotional and Social Development in Middle Childhood* Erikson's Theory: Industry versus Inferiority* Self-Understanding* Understanding Others: Perspective Taking* Moral Development* Peer Relations* Gender Typing* Family Influences* Some Common Problems of DevelopmentPART VI. ADOLESCENCE: THE TRANSITION TO ADULTHOODChapter 11: Physical and Cognitive Development in AdolescencePhysical Development* Conceptions of Adolescence* Puberty: The Physical Transition to Adulthood* The Psychological Impact of Pubertal Events* Health IssuesCognitive Development* Piaget's Theory: The Formal Operational Stage* An Information-Processing View of Adolescent Cognitive Development* Consequences of Adolescent Cognitive Changes* Sex Differences in Mental Abilities* Learning in SchoolChapter 12: Emotional and Social Development in Adolescence* Erikson's Theory: Identity versus Role Confusion* Self-Understanding* Moral Development* Gender Typing* The Family* Peer Relations* Problems of DevelopmentPART VII. EARLY ADULTHOODChapter 13: Physical and Cognitive Development in Early AdulthoodPhysical Development* Biological Aging Is Under Way in Early Adulthood* Physical Changes* Health and FitnessCognitive Development* Changes in the Structure of Thought* Expertise and Creativity* The College Experience* Vocational ChoiceChapter 14: Emotional and Social Development in Early Adulthood* A Gradual Transition: Emerging Adulthood* Erikson's Theory: Intimacy versus Isolation* Other Theories of Adult Psychosocial Development* Close Relationships* The Family Life Cycle* The Diversity of Adult Lifestyles* Career DevelopmentPART VIII. MIDDLE ADULTHOODChapter 15: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle AdulthoodPhysical Development* Physical Changes* Health and Fitness* Adapting the Physical Challenges of MidlifeCognitive Development* Changes in Mental Abilities* Information Processing* Vocational Life and Cognitive Development* Adult Learners: Becoming a College Student in MidlifeChapter 16: Emotional and Social Development in Middle Adulthood* Erikson's Theory of Psychosocial Development in Midlife* Stability and Change in Self-Concept and Personality* Relationships at Midlife* Vocational LifePART IX. LATE ADULTHOODChapter 17: Physical and Cognitive Development in Late AdulthoodPhysical Development* Life Expectancy* Physical Changes* Health, Fitness, and DisabilityCognitive Development* Memory* Language Processing* Problem Solving* Wisdom* Factors Related to Cognitive Change* Cognitive Interventions* Lifelong Learning Chapter 18: Emotional and Social Development in Late Adulthood* Erikson's Theory: Ego Integrity versus Despair* Other Theories of Psychosocial Development in Late Adulthood* Stability and Change in Self-Concept and Personality* Contextual Influences on Psychological Well-Being* A Changing Social World* Relationships in Late Adulthood* Retirement* Optimal Aging PART X. THE END OF LIFEChapter 19: Death, Dying, and Bereavement* How We Die* Understanding of and Attitudes Toward Death* Thinking and Emotions of Dying People* A Place to Die* The Right to Die* Bereavement: Coping with the Death of a Loved One* Death Education
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