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This work provides students with a complete understanding of human development. Organized chronologically, with parallel chapters on physical/cognitive development and social/personality development for each stage of life, the book features coverage of lifespan across cultures and cross-ethnic research. The book's balance of theory, research and applications should interest students to think about the material and themselves in new ways.
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Lifespan Development presents the optimum balance between theory, research, and practical application on the topic of human development. Readers will appreciate the personal and accessible writing style of this book, yet recognize the theoretical clarity and rigor of research used in presenting the most current and relevant discussions for the study of development in the twenty-first century.
For anyone interested in development through the lifespan. This book will be relevant to readers involved in the fields of psychology, education, human development, nursing, home economics, and family studies.About the Author:
Denise Boyd received her Ed.D. in educational psychology from the University of Houston and has been a psychology instructor in the Houston Community College System since 1988. From 1995 until 1998, she chaired the psychology, sociology, and anthropology department at Houston Community College–Central. She has coauthored four other Allyn and Bacon texts: with Helen Bee, The Developing Child (Twelfth Edition), and The Growing Child (First Edition); and with Genevieve Stevens, Current Readings in Lifespan Development. A licensed psychologist, she has presented a number of papers at professional meetings, reporting research in child, adolescent, and adult development. She has also presented workshops for teachers whose students range from preschool to college.
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