All of the lifespan without all of the bells and whistles. This chronologically-organized text is less expensive and briefer than most Lifespan texts. Its numerous examples drawn from education, nursing, and psychology make the content relevant to students from a variety of majors and backgrounds, while a highly praised study guide integrated into the text promotes and reinforces conceptual understanding.
This text covers nine major periods of human development from pregnancy and birth to late adulthood, with attention paid to physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development at each stage. Vignettes, outlines, list of objectives, view boxes, and chapter highlights are used liberally throughout the text for emphasis and clarification. Some color photographs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)