The Handbook of Life-Span Development, 2 Volume Set

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In the past fifty years, scholars of human development have been moving from studying change in humans within sharply defined periods, to analyzing this change over time and in relation to other processes. This two-volume set presents the study of human development conducted by the best scholars in the 21st century. Social workers, counselors, and public health workers will benefit from complete coverage of the biological, cognitive, social, and emotional aspects of human change across the lifespan.

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Richard M. Lerner is the Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science and the Director of the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University. A developmental psychologist, he has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences and is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Association, and the American Psychological Society. Lerner is the author or editor of 65 books and more than 450 scholarly articles and chapters.

Dr. Willis (Bill) F. Overton is the Thaddeus Lincoln Bolton Professor of Psychology at?Temple University?in?Philadelphia, PA. ?Dr. Overton has been Editor of Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development; Associate Editor of Developmental Psychology, and board member of many developmental and cognitive-developmental journals.

Michael E. Lamb is Professor of Psychology in the Social Sciences at the University of Cambridge and previously served as Head of the Section on Social and Emotional Development at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development near Washington DC. He He has written several hundred professional publications on social and emotional development, especially in infancy and early childhood.

Alexandra M. Freund is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Zurich.?Together with Paul B. Baltes in?Berlin at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, she started and co-directed the project "Personal Goals in Lifespan Development" in 2002-2003. Her recent publications are primarily concerned with the development of motivational process in adulthood.

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"An outstanding collection of chapters on a remarkable array oftopics; each takes a lifespan perspective in discussingcutting-edge methods and empirical data in a conceptuallysophisticated and historically grounded context."
Lynn S. Liben, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, ThePennsylvania State University

"This Handbook is a comprehensive summary of the field thatdefines the state of the art for research on life span development;it will be an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest inhuman development."
Lonnie R. Sherrod, PhD, Executive Director, Societyfor Research in Child Development, SRCD

"Handbooks record the results of scientific endeavors in anauthoritative and timely fashion, and if accomplished well theyalso catalyze the future development of the field. In my viewexactly this is what the Handbook of Life-Span Developmentwill achieve – explaining where developmentalscience is and predicting where it is heading. This book is a mustfor the library of every scholar in psychology and alliedfields."
Dr. Rainer Silbereisen, Professor of DevelopmentalPsychology, President of the International Union of PsychologicalScience

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