Discovering the Life Span (2nd Edition) by Robert S. Feldman

By Robert S. Feldman

Modular, attainable, significant- aid your scholars notice the existence span!

Discovering the lifestyles Span offers scholars with a robust stability of study and applications.

Many teachers wish to hide the total lifestyles span in one time period and support their scholars see the large photograph. they need scholars to appreciate how the domain names of improvement interact and maybe, most significantly, have their scholars actually hook up with the cloth. This notable textual content does all of this. Its balanced modular layout treats every one degree of existence and every area both during the textual content. With 10 chapters, three modules consistent with bankruptcy, and basically 576 pages, researching the lifestyles Span is extra potential for teachers and scholars. It permits teachers to hide all components of the lifestyles span with no need to sacrifice content material in the course of their one-term direction and scholars get a greater experience of the total technique of improvement. Interactive assets like MyDevelopmentLab and MyVirtualChild produce a significant studying adventure and get ready scholars to use content material to their own and destiny specialist lives.

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Personalize studying – the hot MyDevelopmentLab gives you confirmed ends up in aiding scholars prevail, presents enticing reviews that customize studying, and springs from a depended on accomplice with academic services and a deep dedication to aiding scholars and teachers in achieving their goals.
Engage Students– Interactive on-line assets, robust functions, and leading edge pedagogy built-in through the textual content produce a significant studying event for college students. those instruments, besides in-text beneficial properties inspire scholars to use the content material to their own and destiny expert lives.
Improve severe considering – “Review, cost, and Apply” sections tied to the educational goals support scholars in actual fact comprehend what they're anticipated to profit in a given component to the booklet.
Explore examine – “From study to Practice” is helping scholars see the impression of developmental examine all through society.
Understand tradition and variety – In-text “Cultural Dimensions” spotlight concerns correct in today’s multicultural society.
Support teachers - MyDevelopmentLab’s category Prep, MyVirtualChild, video embedded PowerPoints, MyTest, clicker questions, and an instructor’s handbook supply huge help for instructors.

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Stages of the life span such as adolescence and middle age are universal across cultures and stable across history. d True d False d. a non-normative life event. APPLYING LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT d What are some examples in your life of events and experiences that have affected your age cohort differently from other cohorts? com Answers: 1) a; 2) False; 3) b REVIEW Key Issues and Questions: Determining the Nature—and Nurture—of Lifespan Development LO3 What are the key issues in the field of development?

For example, one specialist in physical development might examine the effects of malnutrition on the pace of growth in children, while another might look at how athletes’ physical performance declines during adulthood (Fell & Williams, 2008). Other developmental specialists examine cognitive development, seeking to understand how growth and change in intellectual capabilities influence a person’s behavior. Cognitive developmentalists examine learning, memory, problem-solving, and intelligence. , 2009).

In this chapter, we will introduce the field of lifespan development. We first discuss the breadth of the field, both in the range of years it covers and in the topics it addresses, and we look at the major theoretical perspectives that have examined those topics. We also describe the key features of the scientific method, the main approach that scientists take to answering questions of interest. 1 Beginnings New Conceptions What if for your entire life, the image that others held of you was colored by the way in which you were conceived?

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