This chronologically organized text, designed for the mainstream Human Development course, continues to showcase the author team¿s trademark of clear, accessible writing. The Eighth edition introduces a new pedagogical learning system, making the text even more valuable and easy-to-use for students. Applauded by adopters for its combination of research coverage with applications and real-life examples, the text continues to include superior coverage of cross-cultural topics and issues facing the disabled, in addition to exceptionally good coverage of health issues and applications.
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Diane E. Papalia As a professor, Diane E. Papalia has taught thousands of undergraduates at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her bachelor’s degree, majoring in psychology, from Vassar College and both her master’s degree in child development and family relations and her Ph.D. in life-span developmental psychology from West Virginia University. She has published numerous articles in such professional journals as Human Development, International Journal of Aging and Human Development, Sex Roles, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology and Journal of Gerontology. Most of these papers have dealt with her major research focus, cognitive development from childhood through old age. She is especially interested in intelligence in old age and factors that contribute to the maintenance of intellectual functioning in late adulthood. She is a Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America. She is the coauthor, with Sally Wendkos Olds and Ruth Duskin Feldman, of A Child's World, now in its eighth edition; of Psychology with Sally Wendkos Olds; and of Adult Development and Aging, with Cameron J. Camp and Ruth Duskin Feldman.
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