A valuable asset for instructors and students alike, Human Growth and Development will appeal to anyone involved in the study of human biology and allied medical disciplines. Written by leading international authorities, 18 chapters cover a wide range of subjects on human growth and maturationfrom the basic stages of growth, to the different influences that may affect them, to the research methods needed to accurately assess them. Packed with important facts and illustrative figures, each well-organized chapter can also double as a 60-minute lecture, allowing instructors to design a course for a variety of classroom audiences. Providing ample opportunity for further independent investigation, detailed reference lists, recommended web sites, and other resources for future research round out each chapter. Readers will be hard-pressed to find a more complete resource than Human Growth and Development.
* Both biological and bio-medical approaches to human development.
* Chapters on research methods of growth data collection.
* Annotated reference lists for every chapter.
* Tremendous breadth of knowledge within a single source.
It provides an excellent and detailed overview of the knowledge, theory, and methods in the study of human growth and development. Indeed, Noël Cameron has performed a great service to the field...It was a great idea and it worked.