The Developing Person Through the Life Span

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Edition: 12th
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Pub. Date: 2022-11-08
Publisher(s): Worth Publishers
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Table of Contents

PART I The Beginnings
Chapter 1
The Science of Human Development
Understanding How and Why
  A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Do You Need Friends?
The Life-Span Perspective
   A CASE TO STUDY: A Very Rude Child?
Doing Science
Cautions and Challenges from Science
   CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Science and Truth
Chapter 2 Theories of Development
The Genetic Code
CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Too Many Boys?
New Cells, New People 
A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Golden Rice
From Genotype to Phenotype
A CASE TO STUDY: Women Engineers
VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: One Baby or More?
Chromosomal and Genetic Abnormalities
CAREER ALERT: The Genetic Counselor
Chapter 3 The New Genetics
The Genetic Code
CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Too Many Boys?
New Cells, New People 
A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Golden Rice
From Genotype to Phenotype
A CASE TO STUDY: Women Engineers
VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: One Baby or More?
Chromosomal and Genetic Differences
CAREER ALERT: The Genetic Counselor
Chapter 4 Prenatal Development and Birth
Prenatal Development
     INSIDE THE BRAIN: Essential Connections
Birth
     VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: The Apgar
     CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Drugs in the Birth Process
Problems and Solutions
     A CASE TO STUDY: He Cannot Get the Right Words Out
     A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Psychological Disorders
The New Family


PART II The First Two Years
Chapter 5
The First Two Years: Biosocial Development
Body Changes
     INSIDE THE BRAIN: Neuroscience Vocabulary
Perceiving and Moving
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Sticky Mittens
Surviving in Good Health
    A CASE TO STUDY: Scientist at Work
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Immunization
Chapter 6 The First Two Years: Cognitive Development
The Eager Mind
Piaget’s Sensorimotor Intelligence
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: How to Measure Object Permanence
Language in the First Two Years
    A CASE TO STUDY: Early Speech
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Early Communication and Language
Chapter 7 The First Two Years: Psychosocial Development
Emotional Development
Temperament and Personality
     A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Temperament over the Years
The Development of Social Bonds
     CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Attachment Parenting
     A CASE TO STUDY: Can We Bear This Commitment?
VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Developing Attachment]
Theories of Infant Psychosocial Development
Who Should Care for Babies?


PART III Early Childhood
Chapter 8
Early Childhood: Biosocial Development
Chapter 9 Early Childhood: Cognitive Development
Thinking During Early Childhood
    INSIDE THE BRAIN: The Role of Experience
Two Theories of Cognition
    A CASE TO STUDY: Stones in the Belly
Language Learning
Early-Childhood Schooling
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Comparing Child-Centered and Teacher-Directed Preschools
    CAREER ALERT: The Preschool Teacher
Chapter 10 Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development
Emotional Development
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Waiting for the Marshmallow
Play
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: More Play Time, Less Screen Time
Challenges for Caregivers
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Spare the Rod?
Becoming Boys and Girls: Sex and Gender
    A CASE TO STUDY: The Berger Daughters


PART IV Middle Childhood
Chapter 11
Middle Childhood: Biosocial Development
A Healthy Time
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Making Music
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Childhood Obesity Around the World
Brain Development
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: The Flynn Effect
Children with Distinct Educational Needs
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Drugs for Children
    A CASE TO STUDY: The Gifted and Talented
Chapter 12 Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development
Thinking
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Two or Twenty Pills a Day?
    INSIDE THE BRAIN: Coordination and Capacity
Language
Teaching and Learning
    A CASE TO STUDY: Motivating the Child
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Education in Middle Childhood
Chapter 13 Middle Childhood: Psychosocial Development
The Nature of the Child 
Families During Middle Childhood
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Family Structures Around the World 
Other Children
    A CASE TO STUDY: Stop and Think   


PART V Adolescence
Chapter 14
Adolescence: Biosocial Development
Puberty Begins       
    INSIDE THE BRAIN: Lopsided Growth
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Stress and Puberty
Growth and Nutrition
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Satisfied with Your Body?
Sexual Maturation
Chapter 15 Adolescence: Cognitive Development
Self and Logic
Modes of Thinking
    A CASE TO STUDY: Biting the Policeman
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Longevity Versus Immediate Approval
Secondary Education
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: How Many Adolescents Are in School?
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Creating a Valid Test
    CAREER ALERT: The Teacher
    INSIDE THE BRAIN Save for a Rainy Day?
Chapter 16 Adolescence: Psychosocial Development
Identity
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Where Are You From?
Close Relationships
    A CASE TO STUDY: The Naiveté of Your Author
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Adolescent Bullying
Sadness and Anger
    INSIDE THE BRAIN: Impulses, Rewards, and Reflection
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Morals, Values, and Drug Use


PART VI Emerging Adulthood
Chapter 17
Emerging Adulthood: Biosocial Development
Biological Universals
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: WEIRD People
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Highlights in the Journey to Adulthood
    A CASE TO STUDY: Anita, the Exercise-Deficient Basketball Star
Sexual Activity
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Premarital Sex
Taking Risks
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: An Adrenaline Junkie
Chapter 18 Emerging Adulthood: Cognitive Development
A New Level of Thinking
    INSIDE THE BRAIN: Really a Stage?
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Fire and Alcohol
Ethics and Religion
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: COVID-19 Vaccination
Cognitive Growth and Higher Education
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Women and College
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Why Study?
Chapter 19 Emerging Adulthood: Psychosocial Development
Who Am I Now?
    CAREER ALERT The Career Counselor
Social Connections
Romantic Partners 
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Living Together 
    A CASE TO STUDY: My Students, My Daughters, and Me
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Making Divorce More Likely?
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Marital Status in the United States


PART VII Adulthood
Chapter 20
Adulthood: Biosocial Development
Growing Older
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Hormone Replacement
Other Health Hazards
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Adult Overweight Around the World
Measuring Health
Chapter 21 Adulthood: Cognitive Development
Intelligence Changes During Adulthood?
Components of Intelligence: Many and Varied
Selective Gains and Losses
   VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Media Use Among U.S. Adults
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Who Wins in Soccer?
   A CASE TO STUDY: Parenting Expertise
Chapter 22 Adulthood: Psychosocial Development
Personality Development in Adulthood
Intimacy: Connecting with Others 
    A CASE TO STUDY: The Benefits of Marriage
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Family Connections 
Generativity: The Work of Adulthood 
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: The Skipped-Generation Family
    CONTRASTING PERSPECTIVES: Accommodating Diversity
    CAREER ALERT: The Physical Therapist 
   
PART VIII Late Adulthood
Chapter 23
Late Adulthood: Biosocial Development
Prejudice and Predictions
    A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: I’m Not Like Those Other Old People
Adjusting to Changes
    A CASE TO STUDY: Sex Among Older Adults
Theories of Aging
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Social Comparison: Elders Behind the Wheel
Chapter 24 Late Adulthood: Cognitive Development
The Brain During Late Adulthood
    OPPOSING PERSPECTIVES: Slower Thinking
Step-by-Step Processing
Neurocognitive Disorders
    A CASE TO STUDY: The More You Know . . .
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Global Prevalence of Major Neurocognitive Disorders
New Cognitive Development
Chapter 25 Late Adulthood: Psychosocial Development
Theories of Late Adulthood
    A CASE TO STUDY: Saving Old Newspapers
Activities in Late Adulthood
The Frail Elderly
    A CASE TO STUDY: A Trusted Sister
    VISUALIZING DEVELOPMENT: Life After 65: Living Independently            
 CAREER ALERT: The Developmental Scientist
Epilogue Death, Dying, and the Affirmation of Life
Death and Hope
Choices in Dying
    A CASE TO STUDY: What Is Your Intention?
    OPPOSING PERSPECTIVES: The “Right to Die”?
Affirmation of Life


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