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Human Development (International Edition)


By: Thomas Crandell(Author), Corine Crandell(Author), James W Vander Zanden(Author)

736 pages, colour & b/w illustrations

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Nov 2011 | Edition: 10 | #216037 | ISBN-13: 9780071314909
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This long-trusted text features an interdisciplinary, cross-cultural, and contextual perspective on development. Applications to psychology, health care, social work, education, and family dynamics make this a perfect book for classes with a mixed population of majors. And now with Connect Lifespan with Milestones , Through Milestones video and assessment program, Connect brings the course material to life, so your students can witness development as it unfolds. Continuing the hallmark diversity coverage of the prior nine editions, Crandell et al once again do an incomparable job examining populations at risk and explaining how they experience development and why their experience is different. With more than 1000 new references, the 10th edition has been updated throughout to reflect the latest information available in human development.


PART ONE The Study of Human Development
CHAPTER 1 Introduction

CHAPTER 2 Theories of Development

PART TWO Beginnings
CHAPTER 3 Reproduction, Heredity, and Prenatal Development
PART THREE Birth and Infancy: The First Two Years
CHAPTER 4 Birth and Physical Development: The First Two Years 104
CHAPTER 5 Infancy: Cognitive and Language Development
CHAPTER 6 Infancy: The Development of Emotional and Social Bonds

PART FOUR Early Childhood: 2 to 6
CHAPTER 7 Early Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development
CHAPTER 8 Early Childhood: Emotional and Social Development

PART FIVE Middle Childhood: 7 to 12
CHAPTER 9 Middle Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development
CHAPTER 10 Middle Childhood: Emotional and Social Development

PART SIX Adolescence
CHAPTER 11 Adolescence: Physical and Cognitive Development
CHAPTER 12 Adolescence: Emotional and Social Development

PART SEVEN Early Adulthood
CHAPTER 13 Early Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
CHAPTER 14 Early Adulthood: Emotional and Social Development

PART EIGHT Middle Adulthood
CHAPTER 15 Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
CHAPTER 16 Middle Adulthood: Emotional and Social Development

PART NINE Late Adulthood
CHAPTER 17 Late Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development
CHAPTER 18 Late Adulthood: Emotional and Social Development

PART TEN The End of Life
CHAPTER 19 Dying and Death

Glossary G-0
References R-0
Credits C-1
Name Index I-1
Subject Index I-5

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Thomas Crandell received his Ph.D. in educational psychology from Cornell University and is currently on the faculty of Broome Community College. His research and expertise is in designing instructional text-based and online materials based on individual differences in learning. In addition to teaching college courses in human development and atypical development for over 25 years, he has been a consultant in educational, business, and legal settings for 20 years and has authored numerous articles on the design of print and online educational materials for ease of use and ease of learning. In 1996 he earned the "Distinguished Article of the Year" award in the Frank R. Smith competition by the Journal for the Society of Technical Communications.

Corinne Crandell holds a masters degree in Counseling Psychology from SUNY Oneonta and is currently on the faculty of Broome Community College. She has taught at both the college level and the middle school level over the past 30 years. For five years, she worked with children with learning disabilities, as well as with children who were "gifted." She became the Enrichment Coordinator for the 12 Catholic Schools of Broome County for one year, has coached Odyssey of the Mind teams for over 5 years, and has been involved extensively with the education of youth as well as college students. She provides insight into the development of a diversity of children in the educational system in a city environment.

James W. Vander Zanden is Professor Emeritus in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Ohio State University and previously taught at Duke University. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Professor Vander Zanden is the author of the first four editions of Sociology: The Core. His other published works include eight books and more than twenty professional articles.

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