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Exploring lifespan development

Author: Laura E Berk
Publisher: Hoboken NJ : Pearson, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura E Berk
ISBN: 9780134419701 0134419707 9780134420714 0134420713 0134420675 9780134420677
OCLC Number: 994773546
Notes: Revised edition of the author's Exploring lifespan development, 2014.
Description: xxvi, 542, [128] pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: PART I - THEORY AND RESEARCH IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 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 DEVELOPMENT GENETIC FOUNDATIONS 2. Genetic Reproductive Choices and Environmental Foundations Genetic Foundations Reproductive Choices Environmental Contexts for Development Understanding the Relationship Between Heredity and Environment 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 The Newborn Baby's Capacities Adjusting to the New Family Unit PART III - INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD: THE FIRST TWO YEARS 4. Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood Body Growth Brain Development Influences on Early Physical Growth Learning Capacities Motor Development Perceptual Development 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 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 PART IV - EARLY CHILDHOOD: TWO TO SIX YEARS 7. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT A Changing Body and Brain Influences on Physical Growth and Health Motor Development COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Piaget's Theory: The Preoperational Stage Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory Information Processing Individual Differences in Mental Development Language Development 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 Development PART V - MIDDLE CHILDHOOD: SIX TO ELEVEN YEARS 9. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT Body Growth Health Issues Motor Development and Play COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Piaget's Theory: The Concrete Operational Stage Information Processing Individual Differences in Mental Development Language Development Learning in School 10. Emotional and Social Development in Middle Childhood Erikson's Theory: Industry versus Inferiority Self-Understanding Emotional Development Moral Development Peer Relations Gender Typing Family Influences Some Common Problems of Development PART VI - ADOLESCENCE: THE TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD 11. Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT Conceptions of Adolescence Puberty: The Physical Transition to Adulthood The Psychological Impact of Pubertal Events Health Issues COGNITIVE 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 School 12. Emotional and Social Development in Adolescence Erikson's Theory: Identity versus Role Confusion Self-Understanding Moral Development The Family Peer Relations Problems of Development PART VII - EARLY ADULTHOOD 13. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT Biological Aging Is Under Way in Early Adulthood Physical Changes Health and Fitness COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Changes in the Structure of Thought Expertise and Creativity The College Experience Vocational Choice 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 Development PART VIII - MIDDLE ADULTHOOD 15. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT Physical Changes Health and Fitness Adapting to the Physical Challenges of Midlife Health Issues COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Changes in Mental Abilities Information Processing Vocational Life and Cognitive Development Adult Learners: Becoming a Student in Midlife 16. Emotional and Social Development in Middle Adulthood Erikson's Theory: Generativity versus Stagnation Other Theories of Psychosocial Development in Midlife Stability and Change in Self-Concept and Personality Relationships at Midlife Vocational Life PART IX - LATE ADULTHOOD 17. Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT Life Expectancy Physical Changes Health, Fitness, and Disability COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT Memory Language Processing Problem Solving Wisdom Factors Related to Cognitive Maintenance Change Cognitive Interventions Lifelong Learning 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 Successful Aging PART X - THE END OF LIFE 19. Death, Dying, and Bereavement How We Die 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
Responsibility: Laura E. Berk, Illinois State University.

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