Human Development A Life Span View

Human Development  A Life Span View
Author: Robert V. Kail,John C. Cavanaugh
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2015-01-01
ISBN 10: 1305480635
ISBN 13: 9781305480636
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Development A Life Span View Book Review:

Balanced coverage of the entire life span is just one thing that distinguishes HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, Seventh Edition. With its comprehensive, succinct, and applied coverage, the text has proven its ability to capture students' interest while introducing them to the issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are. Robert V. Kail's expertise in childhood and adolescence, combined with John C. Cavanaugh's extensive research in gerontology, result in a book with a rich description of all life-span stages and important topics. A modified chronological approach traces development in sequential order from conception through late life, while also dedicating several chapters to key topical issues. This organization also allows the book to be relatively briefer than other texts, a benefit given the enormous amount of information covered in the course. The authors 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. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Human Development A Life Span View

Human Development  A Life Span View
Author: Robert V. Kail,John C. Cavanaugh
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2012-01-01
ISBN 10: 9781111834111
ISBN 13: 1111834113
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Development A Life Span View Book Review:

Balanced coverage of the entire life span is just one thing that distinguishes HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, 6TH EDITION. With its comprehensive, succinct, and applied coverage, the text has proven its ability to capture students’ interest while introducing them to the issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are. Robert V. Kail’s expertise in childhood and adolescence, combined with John C. Cavanaugh’s extensive research in gerontology, result in a book with a rich description of all life-span stages and important topics. A modified chronological approach traces development in sequential order from conception through late life, while also dedicating several chapters to key topical issues. This organization also allows the book to be relatively briefer than other texts a benefit given the enormous amount of information covered in the course. The authors 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. A complete media and supplement package--including videos, the PowerLecture (lecture presentation tool), and student study tools--supports students and instructors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Human Development

Understanding Human Development
Author: Ursula M. Staudinger,Ulman E.R. Lindenberger
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 519
Release: 2012-12-06
ISBN 10: 1461503574
ISBN 13: 9781461503576
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Human Development Book Review:

K. Warner Schaie I am pleased to write a foreword for this interesting volume, particularly as over many years, I have had the privilege of interacting with the editors and a majority of the con tributors in various professional roles as a colleague, mentor, or research collaborator. The editors begin their introduction by asking why one would want to read yet another book on human development. They immediately answer their question by pointing out that many developmentally oriented texts and other treatises neglect the theoretical foundations of human development and fail to embed psychological constructs within the multidisciplinary context so essential to understanding development. This volume provides a positive remedy to past deficiencies in volumes on hu man development with a well-organized structure that leads the reader from a general introduction through the basic processes to methodological issues and the relation of developmental constructs to social context and biological infrastructure. This approach does not surprise. After all, the editors and most of the contributors at one time or an other had a connection to the Max Planck Institute of Human Development in Berlin, whether as students, junior scientists, or senior visitors. That institute, under the leader ship of Paul Baltes, has been instrumental in pursuing a systematic lifespan approach to the study of cognition and personality. Over the past two decades, it has influenced the careers of a generation of scientists who have advocated long-term studies of human development in an interdisciplinary context.

Essentials of Human Development A Life Span View

Essentials of Human Development  A Life Span View
Author: Robert V. Kail,John C. Cavanaugh
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2016-01-01
ISBN 10: 9781305504585
ISBN 13: 1305504585
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Essentials of Human Development A Life Span View Book Review:

ESSENTIALS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, 2nd Edition fills the need for a shorter text that emphasizes the essential, defining features of modern research and theory in human development. Using a modified chronological approach and emphasizing the biopsychosocial framework, the text provides: a readable account of human development across the life span; conceptual foundations that enable students to become critical interpreters of developmental information; and an introduction to relevant research and its application to key issues. The text also emphasizes the application of human development research across diverse professional settings, making it ideal for students who are pursuing a career related to psychology or areas such as education, health, and human sciences. Succinct and filled with real-life examples, this text will capture your students' interest while introducing them to the essential issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Human Development A Life Span View

Human Development  A Life Span View
Author: Robert V. Kail,John C. Cavanaugh
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 720
Release: 2018-01-01
ISBN 10: 9781337554831
ISBN 13: 1337554839
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Development A Life Span View Book Review:

Comprehensive, succinct, and applied, HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW has proven its ability to capture students' interest while introducing them to the issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are. Robert Kail and John Cavanaugh's combined expertise in childhood, adolescence, and gerontology result in a rich description of all life-span stages and important topics. A modified chronological approach traces development from conception through late life, with several chapters dedicated to key topics -- an organization that allows the book to be briefer than other texts. Students gain theoretical and empirical foundations that enable them to become educated, critical interpreters of developmental information. The eighth edition blends basic and applied research with coverage of controversial topics and emergent trends to demonstrate connections between the laboratory and life. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook of Life Span Development

Handbook of Life Span Development
Author: Karen L. Fingerman
Publsiher: Springer Publishing Company
Total Pages: 905
Release: 2010-12-25
ISBN 10: 0826110797
ISBN 13: 9780826110794
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Life Span Development Book Review:

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Work Across the Lifespan

Work Across the Lifespan
Author: Boris Baltes,Cort W. Rudolph,Hannes Zacher
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 664
Release: 2019-01-07
ISBN 10: 0128127570
ISBN 13: 9780128127575
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Work Across the Lifespan Book Review:

Work Across the Lifespan coalesces theoretical and empirical perspectives on aging and work. This volume examines a collection of human development theories that explain trajectories of change, including patterns of growth, maintenance, and decline across the adult lifespan. At its core, the lifespan perspective assumes a focus on aging as a continuous process of intraindividual change and goal-based self-regulation. In this text, the lifespan perspective serves as a lens for examining the complex relationship between aging and work. Integrating research from the fields of developmental psychology as well as industrial, work, and organizational psychology, this authoritative reference brings together the collective thinking of researchers who study work, careers, organizations, and aging. Summarizes key tenets of lifespan theories Applies lifespan theories to work, organizational life, and careers Examines age and work-related processes Provides an comprehensive lifespan perspective on work and aging Focuses on aging as a continuous intraindividual change process

Life Span Human Development

Life Span Human Development
Author: Carol K. Sigelman,Elizabeth A. Rider
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 736
Release: 2011-01-01
ISBN 10: 9781111342739
ISBN 13: 1111342733
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Life Span Human Development Book Review:

Known for its clear, straightforward writing style, comprehensive coverage, strong and current research-based approach, and excellent visuals and tables, this life-span development text offers a topical organization at the chapter level and a consistent chronological presentation within each chapter. Each chapter focuses on a domain of development such as physical growth, cognition, or personality, and traces developmental trends and influences in that domain from infancy to old age. Within each chapter, you will find sections on four life stages: infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. This unique organization enables students to comprehend the processes of transformation that occur in key areas of human development. Another staple of the text is its emphasis on theories and how they apply to specific topics in each chapter. This new edition also asks students to engage more actively with the content, and includes a clear focus on the complex interactions of nature and nurture in development, more integrated coverage of culture and diversity, and an exciting new media package for both students and instructors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Lifespan Development and the Brain

Lifespan Development and the Brain
Author: Paul B. Baltes,Patricia A. Reuter-Lorenz,Frank Rösler
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2006-06-19
ISBN 10: 113945675X
ISBN 13: 9781139456753
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lifespan Development and the Brain Book Review:

The book focuses on the developmental analysis of the brain-culture-environment dynamic and argues that this dynamic is interactive and reciprocal. Brain and culture co-determine each other. As a whole, this book refutes any unidirectional conception of the brain-culture dynamic. Each is influenced by and modifies the other. To capture the ubiquitous reach and significance of the mutually dependent brain-culture system, the metaphor of biocultural co-constructivism is invoked. Distinguished researchers from cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology and developmental psychology review the evidence in their respective fields. A special focus of the book is its coverage of the entire human lifespan from infancy to old age.

Life Span Developmental Psychology

Life Span Developmental Psychology
Author: Paul B. Baltes,K Warner Schaie
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 468
Release: 2013-09-11
ISBN 10: 1483216365
ISBN 13: 9781483216362
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Life Span Developmental Psychology Book Review:

Life-Span Developmental Psychology: Personality and Socialization presents papers on personality and socialization. The book discusses the history, theory, and psychological approaches of developmental psychology, with focus on socialization and personality development through the life span; personality dimensions; and theories of socialization and sex-role development. The text also describes the life-span perspective of creativity and cognitive styles; continuities in childhood and adult moral development revisited; and issues of intergenerational relations as they affect both individual socialization and continuity of culture. The interactional analysis of family attachments; social-learning theory as a framework for the study of adult personality development; person-perception research; and the perception of life-span development are also considered. The book further tackles the potential usefulness of the life-span developmental perspective in education; the strategies for enhancing human development over the life span through educational intervention; and some ecological implications for the organization of human intervention throughout the life span. Developmental psychologists, sociologists, gerontologists, and people involved in the study of child development will find the book invaluable.

Life Span Human Development

Life Span Human Development
Author: Carol K. Sigelman,Elizabeth A. Rider
Publsiher: Cengage Learning
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2017-03-14
ISBN 10: 9781337100731
ISBN 13: 1337100730
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Life Span Human Development Book Review:

Known for its clear, straightforward writing, grounding in current research, and well-chosen visuals and examples, Sigelman and Rider's text combines a topical organization at the chapter level and a consistent chronological presentation within each chapter. Each chapter focuses on a domain of development and traces developmental trends and influences in that domain from infancy to old age. Each chapter also includes sections on infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. The blend of topical and chronological approaches helps students grasp key transformations that occur in each period of the life span. Other staples of the text are its emphasis on theories and their application to different aspects of development and its focus on the interplay of nature and nurture in development. This edition expands its examination of both biological bases of and sociocultural influences on life-span development. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Life Span Development

Life Span Development
Author: John Santrock
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Education
Total Pages: 816
Release: 2012-11-27
ISBN 10: 9780078035326
ISBN 13: 0078035325
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Life Span Development Book Review:

Connect with Lifespan Development and connect with success Informed and driven by research. At McGraw-Hill, we have spent thousands of hours with you and your students, working to understand the key needs and concerns you face in Human Development courses. The most common topics raised include managing the vast amount of content inherent to a Lifespan course and ensuring the dependability of the assigned material—is it current and accurate? The result of this research is John Santrock’s Life-Span Development. Life-Span Development ensures students complete and understand the assigned material in a number of ways: Santrock’s hallmark Learning Goals pedagogy provides a comprehensive roadmap to the text material, clearly pointing out the core concepts fundamental to students’ learning and performance. Our adaptive study tool, LearnSmart, increases students’ efficiency in studying by identifying what they know, and more importantly what they don’t know, providing immediate remediation for the areas in which they are struggling. At the same time, instructors have access to powerful, visual reports allowing them to quickly see where students’ strengths and weaknesses lie. Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective. The 14th edition continues with the connections theme to help students better understand the concepts among the different aspects of life-span development. This recurring theme of connections—Developmental Connections, Topical Connections, Connecting Development to Life, Connecting with Careers, and Connections through Research—ties together concepts from across chapters to reinforce the learning process and connects the material to students’ everyday lives and future aspirations. Our Milestones of Development video series helps bring the course material to life, allowing students to witness development as it unfolds. And of course, all of the text material is informed by Life-Span Development’s unique board of expert consultants—a who’s who of developmental psychology—who make sure the material is as accurate and up-to-date as possible.

The Cultural Nature of Human Development

The Cultural Nature of Human Development
Author: Barbara Rogoff
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 434
Release: 2003-02-13
ISBN 10: 0195131339
ISBN 13: 9780195131338
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cultural Nature of Human Development Book Review:

"Barbara Rogoff argues that human development must be understood as a cultural process. Individuals develop as participants in their cultural communities, engaging with others in shared endeavors and building on cultural practices of prior generations ... [This book] identifies patterns in the differences and similarities among cultural communities, such as children's opportunities to engage in mature activities of their community or in specialized child-focused activities. The book examines classic aspects of development afresh from a cultural angle--childrearing, social relations, interdependence and autonomy, developmental transitions across the lifespan, gender roles, attachment, and learning and cognitive development"--Dust jacket.

Life Span Development and Behavior

Life Span Development and Behavior
Author: David L. Featherman,Richard M. Lerner,Marion Perlmutter
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2014-01-14
ISBN 10: 1317783743
ISBN 13: 9781317783749
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Life Span Development and Behavior Book Review:

This volume continues the tradition of the Life-Span Development Series, presenting overviews of research programs on a variety of developmental topics. Research and theory in life-span development have given increased attention to the issues of constancy and change in human development and to the opportunities for, and constraints on, plasticity in structure and function across life. Acknowledging the need for and existence of interconnection between age and developmental periods, it focuses on conditions for possibly discontinuous development that emerge at later periods. Contributors to this series are sensitive to the restrictive consequences of studying only specific age periods, such as old age, infancy, or adolescence. Each scholar attempts to relate the facts about one age group to similar facts about other age groups, and to move toward the study of transformation of characteristics and processes over the life span.

Life span Human Development

Life span Human Development
Author: Carol K. Sigelman,Elizabeth A. Rider
Publsiher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Total Pages: 524
Release: 2008-01-01
ISBN 10: 9780495506188
ISBN 13: 0495506184
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Life span Human Development Book Review:

By combining the best of topical and chronological approaches, this text presents life-span development as a motion picture rather than as a series of individual snapshots.

The Life Span

The Life Span
Author: Patricia C. Broderick,Pamela Blewitt
Publsiher: Pearson Higher Ed
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2014-01-06
ISBN 10: 0133549313
ISBN 13: 9780133549317
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Life Span Book Review:

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0133785645. The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, 4/e, provides an in-depth look at the science of human development, highlighting theories and research that have useful applications for individuals working in fields such as education, counseling, and social work. The main purpose of this book is to provide the reader with information that can be translated into professional “best practice” applications. Throughout, the text reflects the contemporary view that life span development is a process deeply embedded within and inseparable from the context of family, social network, and culture. Because the book is designed for graduate students, most topics, especially those that have special relevance to helping professionals, are covered in greater depth than in a typical life span text. The expanded coverage of research in these areas will enhance students’ understanding of the scientific basis for application to practice. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video to illustrate key concepts and pop-up assessments to help students assess their proficiency. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. From reviews of the book: “This book is unique in that it is research-based, includes comprehensive coverage of important course topics, and offers helping professionals information about human development that will enhance service provision to clients across the lifespan.” --Mary M. Chittooran, Saint Louis University “The writing style is clear, interesting and engaging and is at a level appropriate for my students. Nicely done. . . . [The] case studies [and] developmental psychopathology sections are strengths. . . . [The book is] well organized, well-written, broad-based . . ., [and] insightful. [I] especially liked the authors’ focus on practical and applied therapies, as well as their emphasis on research-based therapies that incorporate sound principles of human developmental.” --Rosalie A. Rohm, Ball State University “This readable, well organized text addresses the depth and scope of development. The text extends students knowledge of the material by providing a wealth of applicable information for those who are or will be in a helping profession. . . . [Compared to other available texts, this one is] far superior in terms of the balance of scope and depth.” --Kathryn Cooper, Northern Colorado University

Parenting

Parenting
Author: Carole A. Martin,Karen Karal Colbert
Publsiher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
Total Pages: 389
Release: 1997
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: WISC:89076089028
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Parenting Book Review:

This first edition parenting text is the only book on the market that takes an explicit developmental perspective and provides a balanced treatment of research and applications. Both authors are developmental psychologists and therefore utilize research from developmental psychology and provide a strong foundation in actual developmental findings. Other parenting texts are more prescriptive or clinically oriented. This is the only parenting text that features a lifespan perspective including coverage of parenting from infancy through young adulthood, and then addresses grandparenting and other permutations of parenting at the end of the lifespan. This text is perfect for the parenting course found in Human Development, Family Studies, Home Economics, and Developmental Psychology departments.

Understanding Human Development

Understanding Human Development
Author: Stephanie Thornton
Publsiher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2008-01-31
ISBN 10: 1137294493
ISBN 13: 9781137294494
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Human Development Book Review:

How does a fertilized egg become a person? How do the processes which shape the common features of human development also produce the rich variety of individual diversity? Understanding Human Development explores these questions in a lively and wide-ranging survey of the subject, offering both a topical and a chronological view of development. The author critically reviews research on human development from the earliest studies to the theories and issues of the 21st century, including recent breakthroughs in neuropsychology, cross-cultural psychology and in the application of dynamic systems theory. Coverage of methodology and ethics combined with thorough revision summaries in each chapter make this an invaluable introduction for students of developmental psychology. STUDENT SUPPLEMENTS * Companion Website at www.palgrave.com/psychology/thornton: Offers a range of study tools such as Chapter Summaries, Study Skills FAQ with links to useful websites, and an interview with the author. LECTURER SUPPLEMENTS * Companion Website at www.palgrave.com/psychology/thornton: Includes notes on how to use this book in your course, a complete bibliography as a resource for reading list construction, Teaching Aids section with links to other useful websites, Research Updates section, and access to all student resources.

Developmental Transitions Across the Lifespan

Developmental Transitions Across the Lifespan
Author: Leo B. Hendry
Publsiher: Psychology Press
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2015-05-01
ISBN 10: 9781848722798
ISBN 13: 1848722796
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Developmental Transitions Across the Lifespan Book Review:

Leo B. Hendry is one of the foremost developmental psychologists of his generation. His diverse range of interests have included studies on young people's involvement in competitive sports, investigations into teacher and pupil relations in school, adolescents' leisure pursuits and their family relations, parenting styles, youth workers and mentoring, youth unemployment, adolescent health behaviours, and transition to early adulthood. His research interests now include work on ageing and retirement. Developmental Transitions across the Lifespan is the first collection of Hendry's works, and essentially joins the dots to provide an overarching perspective on lifespan development through a dynamic systems theory approach. Underpinned by empirical research, this collection of journal articles and book chapters is linked by a contemporary commentary which not only contextualises each piece within today's research climate, but builds to provides an unorthodox, comprehensive but above all compelling perspective on human development from childhood to old age. Leo B. Hendry's research output has been significant and influential. This is an important book that will provide students and researchers in developmental psychology not only with an opportunity to view his contribution holistically, but in connecting his range of research interests, provides a new contribution to our understanding of lifespan development in its own right.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development
Author: Marc H. Bornstein
Publsiher: SAGE Publications
Total Pages: 2616
Release: 2018-01-15
ISBN 10: 1506353312
ISBN 13: 9781506353319
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development Book Review:

Lifespan human development is the study of all aspects of biological, physical, cognitive, socioemotional, and contextual development from conception to the end of life. In approximately 800 signed articles by experts from a wide diversity of fields, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development explores all individual and situational factors related to human development across the lifespan. Some of the broad thematic areas will include: Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood Aging Behavioral and Developmental Disorders Cognitive Development Community and Culture Early and Middle Childhood Education through the Lifespan Genetics and Biology Gender and Sexuality Life Events Mental Health through the Lifespan Research Methods in Lifespan Development Speech and Language Across the Lifespan Theories and Models of Development. This five-volume encyclopedia promises to be an authoritative, discipline-defining work for students and researchers seeking to become familiar with various approaches, theories, and empirical findings about human development broadly construed, as well as past and current research.