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Adult Development and Aging

Adult Development and Aging
Author: William Hoyer - Paul Roodin
ISBN 13: 9780073128542
ISBN 10: 73128546
Edition: 6th
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
Publication Date: 2008-07-30
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 560
List Price: $50.85

Adult Development and Aging offers professors and students a clear, comprehensive and current account of the salient issues and concerns that dominate the field of adult development. Hoyer and Roodin employ an interdisciplinary, process oriented perspective to show students the past, present, and future of our understanding and research in adult development.

In this thoroughly-revised new edition, Hoyer and Roodin continue to provide cutting edge material in an accessible manner for undergraduates. With a new theme of developmental bioculturalism running throughout, the authors also present the most balanced and comprehensive coverage of biological, health, cognitive, and social areas.


A textbook that combines current research and theory to present the basic views, principles, research findings, and ideas about adulthood from an interdisciplinary, process-oriented perspective. It also provides an account of the issues and concerns that dominate the field of adult development and aging, and where the field is headed. Assumes no prior knowledge of psychology. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)