Lifespan Development: A Topical Approach, 5th edition

  • Robert S. Feldman

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Lifespan Development: A Topical Approach helps you see the big picture of development across the entire lifespan. Author Robert Feldman employs a topical approach that makes it easy to understand the scope of development within particular areas (such as social or personality development) across the full lifespan.

The 5th Edition offers coverage of relevant contemporary topics, including the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic across all spheres of development. Updated chapter-opening prologues tie issues such as gender identity and homeschooling to the topics being discussed in the chapter. And updated From Research to Practice features explain how developmental research can be applied to problems such as the effects of screen time on children and palliative care.

Published by Pearson (September 25th 2023) - Copyright © 2024

ISBN-13: 9780137988099

Subject: Psychology

Category: Lifespan Development


  1. An Orientation to Lifespan Development
  2. Genetics, Prenatal Development, and Birth
  3. Physical Growth and Aging Across the Life Span
  4. Health and Wellness
  5. Cognitive Growth: Piaget and Vygotsky
  6. Cognitive Growth: Information Processing Approaches
  7. Language Development
  8. Intelligence
  9. Social and Emotional Development
  10. Development of the Self
  11. Moral Development and Aggression
  12. Gender and Sexuality
  13. Friends and Family
  14. Living in a Multicultural World: Diversity, Schooling, and Everyday Life and Leisure
  15. Death and Dying

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