Human Development: A Life-Span View

Author: Robert Kail,John Cavanaugh

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111834113

Category: Psychology

Page: 768

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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.

Essentials of Human Development: A Life-Span View

Author: Robert V. Kail,John C. Cavanaugh

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305504585

Category: Psychology

Page: 576

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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

Author: Robert V. Kail,John C. Cavanaugh

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337554839

Category: Psychology

Page: 720

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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.

Human Development

Author: Dea K. DeWolff,Kail,Terri T. Combs

Publisher: Thomson Brooks/Cole

ISBN: 9780534339081

Category: Developmental psychology

Page: 412

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Kail and Cavanaugh "tell the story of life span" in a narrative that is intuitive and holistic -- eliminating the redundancy of describing the life span via the traditional 5 x 3 or similar organizational structure. The book's four-part structure reflects "early childhood", "the school years", "the working/raising children years", and "later life" -- a structure that makes sense to students and more accurately depicts the developmental process.

Human Development: A Lifespan View, 3ce

Author: Christine A. Ateah

Publisher: Nelson Education

ISBN: 0176481702

Category: Psychology

Page: 832

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Balanced coverage of the entire life span is just one thing that distinguishes Human Development: A Life-Span View, Third Canadian Edition. With its comprehensive and applied, yet succinct, coverage, the text has proven its ability to capture students’ in

Life-Span Human Development

Author: Carol K. Sigelman,Elizabeth A. Rider

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337516066

Category: Psychology

Page: 768

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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.

Cengage Advantage Books: Human Development

A Life-Span View

Author: Robert V. Kail,Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Planning and Professor of Psychology and Individual Family Studies John C (University of Deleware) Cavanaugh,John C. Cavanaugh

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781111835545

Category: Psychology

Page: 768

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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.

Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of Human Development

A Life-Span View

Author: Robert V. Kail,John C. Cavanaugh

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781285089683

Category: Psychology

Page: 576

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This streamlined, readable account of human development gives you the conceptual foundations that enable you to become an educated and critical interpreter of developmental information. ESSENTIALS OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW also offers an introduction to relevant research and its application to important issues in life-span development. In addition, the book emphasizes the application of human development research across diverse professional settings. If you're pursuing a career related not just to psychology but to education, health, or human sciences--be it as a nurse, physician, educator, psychologist, social worker, or others--this text will show you how human development research can allow you to work more effectively with future patients, students, or clients. Succinct and filled with real-life examples that aid your understanding, it will capture your interest while introducing you to the essential issues, forces, and outcomes that make us who we are.



The Life Span

Human Development for Helping Professionals

Author: Patricia C. Broderick,Pamela Blewitt

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780132942881

Category: Education

Page: 720

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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. 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 New Interactive, Multimedia Learning Features in the Video-Enhanced Pearson eText: o See real examples. Embedded videos illustrate and explain key concepts and show individuals addressing the challenges of that period of the life span. (See pages 334, 342, and 353 for examples.) o Practice applying chapter content. The Practice Using What You've Learned feature includes scaffolded video and print case exercises that challenge readers to analyze and apply chapter content. Sample responses are available through the enhanced text. (See page 366 for examples.) See how to work with people at different stages of the lifespan. Applications sections blend empirically supported information about treatments with the issues covered in each chapter, offering extensive discussion of how developmental science can inform practice. These include topics such as adolescent health and well-being, new approaches to maternity care, new interventions for promoting secure infant attachments, encouraging learning through play, helping parents avoid corporal punishment, and mindfulness-based practices, among many others. (See 357-360 for an example.)

Scientific Writing for Psychology

Lessons in Clarity and Style

Author: Robert V. Kail

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483353052

Category: Psychology

Page: 152

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Scientific Writing for Psychology: Lessons in Clarity and Style provides straightforward, hands-on strategies to help psychology students master scientific writing. At the core of this brief and engaging guide are seven class-tested lessons: three devoted to sentences, one to paragraphs, and three to writing research reports. Packed with helpful examples and an abundance of writing wisdom, this book addresses the skills every successful writer needs.

Journey Across the Life Sapn

Human Development and Health Promotion Revised Reprint

Author: Elaine Polan,Daphne Taylor

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803675917

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Here’s just what you need to effectively care for your patients in the ever-changing world of health care. Elaine Polan and Daphne Taylor guide you through the life cycle—from conception to old age—with an emphasis on health promotion, maintenance, and restoration in clinical practice. Easy-to-understand chapters and a full-color presentation offer a complete review of growth and development across the life span.

Human Development

A Life-span Approach

Author: F. Philip Rice

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780130185655

Category: Psychology

Page: 677

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For undergraduate courses in Human Development, Lifespan Development, Developmental Psychology offered in departments of Psychology, Human Ecology, Education, Early Childhood Education, Nursing and Social Work. In an approach that reflects the fascinating story of our development and the development of others around us, this text encourages students to examine their lives and the lives of others to understand how we've become the individuals we are today, and to think about how our development will change throughout our lives. Using a unique and flexible organization, that combines the best of both the topical and chronological formats, and an eclectic theoretical perspective, students are introduced to the main concepts and theories important to understanding developmental psychology. Many anecdotes, real-life examples, and special features, drawn from the author's extensive experience as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor make this text a practical and interesting read. Flexible Organization - Chapters are organized so that professors can teach the course either topically or chronologically allowing more flexibility in how the material is presented. The last three parts of th


Life-Span Developmental Psychology

Personality and Socialization

Author: Paul B. Baltes,K Warner Schaie

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483216365

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 468

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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.

Invitation to the Life Span

Author: Kathleen Stassen Berger

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0716754665

Category: Psychology

Page: 600

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Check out a preview. KATHLEEN STASSEN BERGER’s bestselling textbooks are un-matched for the engrossing, culturally inclusive way they communicate the essential science of human development. But that does not even begin to convey what the Berger experience is: What makes these bestselling textbooks so distinctive is the unmistakable presence of KATHLEEN STASSEN BERGER on every page, in writing that continually draws on the author’s teaching and family life to demonstrate a remarkable understanding not just of the field, but of students’ questions, their concerns, and their lives. The distinctive, definitive BERGER touch is evident throughout her new textbook, Invitation to the Life Span. This brief, original, 15-chapter textbook was created from page 1 to address the challenges teachers and students face when covering the entire life span in a semester (or even a quarter!). The hallmark Berger qualities are all here—the relatable presentation of research, the inclusive approach to world cultures, the study help that builds critical thinking and observational skills, the outstanding media and supplements—and all held together with Berger’s skill in bringing students and the science together.

Human Growth and Development Across the Lifespan

Applications for Counselors

Author: David Capuzzi,Mark D. Stauffer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118984757

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

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A practically focused guide to effective counseling of all clients Human Development Across the Life Span is a practical guide to human growth and development, moving beyond theory to include real-world applications for counselors who work with clients. Written by recognized authorities in mental health counseling and counselor education, this book is fully aligned with the American Counseling Association's accreditation standards and includes contributions by well-known and respected academics and practitioners. Based on an extensive review of course syllabi across CACREP-accredited programs, this book is organized to follow the way courses are typically taught and follows a consistent structure including pedagogical elements that help students learn. After a thorough examination of essential concepts and theories of life span development, the book moves through each stage of human growth and development to provide expert insight, short case studies, and practical applications to counseling. The full Instructor's package provides a useful set of tools, including a Respondus test bank, PowerPoint slides, and an Instructor's Manual. This book is the only text on human growth and development that emphasizes the key implications and applications for counselors, providing useful information and the insights of real experts in each subject area. Understand the developmental milestones at each life stage Appreciate clients' perspectives to better facilitate appropriate interventions Work more effectively with clients of any age, from toddlers to seniors Tailor your approach to meet the unique needs and abilities of each life stage As a counselor, you cannot approach a child's therapy the same way you approach an adult's. Even within each major category, each developmental stage includes a nuanced set of characteristics that, considered appropriately, will inform a more effective treatment plan. Human Development Across the Life Span is a comprehensive guide to understanding all of your clients, and providing the type of counseling that facilitates more positive outcomes.

Lifespan Development and the Brain

The Perspective of Biocultural Co-Constructivism

Author: Paul B. Baltes,Patricia A. Reuter-Lorenz,Frank Rösler

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 113945675X

Category: Psychology

Page: N.A

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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.