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Lifespan Development: A Psychological Perspective

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Martha Lally, College of Lake County

Suzanne Valentine-French, College of Lake County

Pub Date: 2017

Publisher: Independent

Language: English

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Reviewed by Christopher Belser, Assistant Professor, University of New Orleans on 6/20/18

Overall, the text covers a wide array of topics within this subject, but the degree of depth to which these topics are covered varies. Career development isn’t introduced until the section on emerging adulthood. Research dating back 50+ years... read more

 

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Lifespan Development
  • Chapter 2: Heredity, Prenatal Development, and Birth
  • Chapter 3: Infancy and Toddlerhood
  • Chapter 4: Early Childhood
  • Chapter 5: Middle and Late Childhood
  • Chapter 6: Adolescence
  • Chapter 7: Emerging and Early Adulthood
  • Chapter 8: Middle Adulthood
  • Chapter 9: Late Adulthood
  • Chapter 10: Death and Dying

About the Book

This textbook introduces the idea of lifespan development from a psychological perspective.

About the Contributors

Authors

Martha Lally is an Instructor in the Psychology department at the College of Lake County.

Suzanne Valentine-French is an Instructor in the Psychology department at the College of Lake County.