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Life-Span Human Development (Available Titles CengageNOW)

 
 
 
 
Life-Span Human Development (Available Titles CengageNOW)
Author: Carol K. Sigelman - Elizabeth A. Rider
ISBN 13: 9780495553403
ISBN 10: 495553409
Edition: 6
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2008-02-13
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 524
List Price: $307.95
 
 

Following a more topical than chronological organization, this psychology textbook introduces the psychoanalytic, learning, cognitive, and contextual theories of human development, examines the development of basic human capacities, and describes the development of the self in society. The fifth edition focuses on the nature- nurture issue and incorporates recent research findings. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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A topically organized, research-based text covering the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial aspects of human development, with attention given to all periods of the life span. Discusses theories of human development, environmental influences, perception, gender roles and sexuality, motivation, lifestyles, and psychological disorders throughout the lifespan. This second edition covers cognitive and language development in separate chapters, and emphasizes interactions between nature and nurture in relation to genes, hormones, and other biological forces. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)