A Topical Approach to Lifespan Development (9th edition)

A Topical Approach to Lifespan Development (9th edition)

By: John W. Santrock (author)Hardback

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As a master teacher, John Santrock connects students to current research and real-world application, helping students see how developmental psychology plays a role in their own lives and future careers. Through an integrated, personalized digital learning program, students gain the insight they need to study smarter and improve performance.

About Author

John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He has taught at the University of Charleston, the University of Georgia, and the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology at the undergraduate level. In 2006, Dr. Santrock received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in Teaching Award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology on the contextual aspects of affectively toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been on the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Edition; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.


SECTION 1: TheLife-Span Perspective Chapter 1: Introduction APPENDIX: Careers in Adolescent Development SECTION 2: Biological Processes, Physical Development, and Health Chapter 2: Biological Beginnings Chapter 3: Physical Development and Biological Aging Chapter 4: Health Chapter 5: Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Development SECTION 3: Cognitive Processes and Development Chapter 6: Cognitive Developmental Approaches Chapter 7: Information Processing Chapter 8: Intelligence Chapter 9: Language Development SECTION 4:Socioemotional Processes and Development Chapter 10: Emotional Development and Attachment Chapter 11: The Self, Identity, and Personality Chapter 12: Gender and Sexuality Chapter 13: Moral Development, Values, and Religion SECTION 5: Social Contexts of Development Chapter 14: Families, Lifestyles, and Parenting Chapter 15: Peers and the Sociocultural World Chapter 16: Schools, Achievement, and Work SECTION 6: Endings Chapter 17: Death, Dying, and Grieving MH CONNECT: McGraw-Hill Education Psychology APA Documentation Style Guide

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  • ISBN13: 9781259708787
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 800
  • ID: 9781259708787
  • weight: 1790
  • ISBN10: 1259708780
  • edition: 9th edition

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