ISBN-10:
0070293384
ISBN-13:
9780070293380
Pub. Date:
01/01/1994
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Developmental Psychology Today / Edition 6

Developmental Psychology Today / Edition 6

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This is a well-respected,widely used,classic text on human development throughout the lifespan. The authors have thoroughly revised the book to reflect current trends in the field of lifespan development. DPT,6/e features a chronological organization and is directed at the mid-level of the market. The text offers a solid research orientation and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of developmental psychology. Drs. Hoffman and Paris—renowned scholars in the field—have included the most important new information available and have struck a winning balance between psychological theory and "real life" applications. Students will be impressed with Elizabeth Hall's accessible and enjoyable writing style. Also featured throughout the entire text are a beautiful,brand new,four-color design and an impressive,thoroughly modernized,four-color photo album.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070293380
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 01/01/1994
Edition description: 6th ed
Pages: 640

Table of Contents

PART I: THE MEANING OF DEVELOPMENT
CHAPTER 1: Concepts and Methods in Developmental Psychology
CHAPTER 2: Theories of Development
PART II. THE BEGINNING OF LIFE
CHAPTER 3: Prenatal Development
CHAPTER 4: The Newborn's World
PART III: THE FIRST FOUR YEARS
CHAPTER 5: Fundamentals of Physical Growth
CHAPTER 6: Cognition: From Sensing to Knowing
CHAPTER 7: Cognition: The Emergence of Language
CHAPTER 8: Personality: Becoming a Person
PART IV: THE INDUSTRIOUS CHILD
CHAPTER 9: Personality: Growing Up in the Family
CHAPTER 10: Personality: Expanding Social Interaction
CHAPTER 11: Cognition: Thinking and Reasoning
CHAPTER 12: Cognition: Intelligence and Schooling
PART V: ADOLESCENCE: BUILDING AN IDENTITY
CHAPTER 13: Physical and Social Changes in Adolescence
CHAPTER 14: Cognition and Schooling in Adolescence
CHAPTER 15: The Stresses of Adolescence
PART VI: EARLY & MIDDLE ADULTHOOD
CHAPTER 16: Young Adulthood: Selecting the Options
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