Discovering the Life Span (3rd Revised edition)

Discovering the Life Span (3rd Revised edition)

By: Robert S. Feldman (author)Paperback

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Modular, Manageable, Meaningful - help your students discover the life span. Discovering the Life Span, 3/e by Robert S. Feldman helps students truly connect to the material. Written in an engaging and accessible style and organized in a modular format, this title allows instructors to cover the entire lifespan without having to sacrifice content throughout their course. Students will get a better sense of the entire process of development and understand how the domains of development work together. Discovering the Life Span is a meaningful learning experience that prepares readers to apply content to their personal and future professional lives. MyPsychLab is an integral part of the Feldman program. Engaging activities and assessments provide a teaching and learning system that will help students master life span development. New features include the updated MyPsychLab Video Series for Lifespan Development, which contains a rich assortment of video clips including sketchnote-style tutorials as well as cross-cultural footage and segments featuring real students sharing their experiences. MyPsychLab also contains MyVirtualLife, an engaging variable-based simulation that allows students to experience lifespan development firsthand. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It: * Personalizes Learning with MyPsychLab: MyPsychLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance. * Engages Students: Written in an engaging and accessible style and organized in a modular format, this title helps students connect with the material. With Pearson's MyVirtualLife simulation, students can apply course concepts and truly engage with the material in a meaningful way. * Improves Critical Thinking:Becoming An Informed Consumer of Development vignettes throughout the text help build critical thinking skills. Writing Space contains a variety of writing prompts that ask students to demonstrate scientific thinking about key course concepts. * Explores Research: The third edition integrates new research and advances in areas such as behavioral genetics and brain development. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyPsychLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyPsychLab search for ISBN-10: 0133814912 / ISBN-13: 9780133814910. This package includes: 0205206514 / 9780205206513 NEW MyPsychLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card and 0205992315 / 9780205992317 Discovering the Life Span ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products. Packages Access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included when purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson; check with the seller before completing your purchase. Used or rental books If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, the access code may have been redeemed previously and you may have to purchase a new access code. Access codes Access codes that are purchased from sellers other than Pearson carry a higher risk of being either the wrong ISBN or a previously redeemed code. Check with the seller prior to purchase.

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About Author

Robert S. Feldman is Professor of Psychology and Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. A recipient of the College Distinguished Teacher Award, he teaches psychology classes ranging in size from 15 to nearly 500 students. During the course of more than two decades as a college instructor, he has taught both undergraduate and graduate courses at Mount Holyoke College, Wesleyan University, Virginia Commonwealth University, in addition to the University of Massachusetts. Feldman, who initiated the Minority Mentoring Program at the University of Massachusetts, also has served as a Hewlett Teaching Fellow and Senior Online Teaching Fellow. He initiated distance learning courses in psychology at the University of Massachusetts. Feldman also is actively involved in promoting the field of psychology. He is on the Board of Directors of the Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences (FABBS) and he also is on the Board of the FABBS Foundation A Fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science, Professor Feldman received a B.A. with High Honors from Wesleyan University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Feldman is a winner of a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer award, and he has written more than 150 books, book chapters, and scientific articles. He has edited Development of Nonverbal Behavior in Children (Springer-Verlag), Applications of Nonverbal Behavioral Theory and Research (Erlbaum), and co-edited Fundamentals of Nonverbal Behavior (Cambridge University Press). He is also author of Child Development, Understanding Psychology, and P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Strategies for Success in College and Life. His books have been translated into a number of languages, including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Dutch, Chinese, and Japanese. His research interests include honesty and deception in everyday life and the use of nonverbal behavior in impression management, and his research has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Disabilities and Rehabilitation Research. Feldman loves music, is an enthusiastic, if not-exactly-expert, pianist, and he enjoys cooking and traveling. He has three children, and he and his wife, a psychologist, live in western Massachusetts, in a home overlooking the Holyoke mountain range.

Contents

In this Section: 1. Brief Table of Contents 2. Full Table of Contents 1. Brief Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: The Start of Life Chapter 3: Infancy Chapter 4: The Preschool Years Chapter 5: Middle Childhood Chapter 6: Adolescence Chapter 7: Early Adulthood Chapter 8: Middle Adulthood Chapter 9: Late Adulthood Chapter 10: Death and Dying 2. Full Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction Module 1.1 Beginnings Module 1.2 Theoretical Perspectives on Lifespan Development Module 1.3 Research Methods Chapter 2: The Start of Life Module 2.1 Prenatal Development Module 2.2 Prenatal Growth and Change Module 2.3 Birth and the Newborn Infant Chapter 3: Infancy Module 3.1 Physical Development in Infancy Module 3.2 Cognitive Development in Infancy Module 3.3 Social and Personality Development in Infancy Chapter 4: The Preschool Years Module 4.1 Physical Development in the Preschool Years Module 4.2 Cognitive Development in the Preschool Years Module 4.3 Social and Personality Development in the Preschool Years Chapter 5: Middle Childhood Module 5.1 Physical Development in Middle Childhood Module 5.2 Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood Module 5.3 Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood Chapter 6: Adolescence Module 6.1 Physical Development in Adolescence Module 6.2 Cognitive Development in Adolescence Module 6.3 Social and Personality Development in Adolescence Chapter 7: Early Adulthood Module 7.1 Physical Development in Early Adulthood Module 7.2 Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood Module 7.3 Social and Personality Development in Early Adulthood Chapter 8: Middle Adulthood Module 8.1 Physical Development in Middle Adulthood Module 8.2 Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood Module 8.3 Social and Personality Development in Middle Adulthood Chapter 9: Late Adulthood Module 9.1 Physical Development in Late Adulthood Module 9.2 Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood Module 9.3 Social and Personality Development in Late Adulthood Chapter 10: Death and Dying Module 10.1 Dying and Death Across the Life Span Module 10.2 Confronting Death Module 10.3 Grief and Bereavement

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780205992317
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9780205992317
  • weight: 1130
  • ISBN10: 0205992315
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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