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Life Span, The: Human Development for Helping Professionals, 4th edition

  • Patricia C. Broderick
  • Pamela Blewitt

Published by Pearson (January 9th 2014) - Copyright © 2015

4th edition

Life Span, The: Human Development for Helping Professionals (2-downloads)

ISBN-13: 9780132943758

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Table of contents

Chapter 1: Organizing Themes in Development 

Reflection and Action

A Historical Perspective on Contemporary Developmental Theories  

Applying Theory to Practice  

Major Issues in Development  

Applications  

Focus on Developmental Psychopathology  

Summary 

Case Study  

Journal Questions  

Key Terms  

 

Chapter 2: Epigenesis and the Brain: The Fundamentals of Behavioral Development  

The Nature—Nurture Illusion  

Mechanisms of Genetic Influence: How Do Genes Work?  

Explaining Behavior: Focus on Genetics  

Epigenesis: The Gene—Environment Dance  

Healthy Prenatal Development  

Applications  

Focus on Developmental Psychopathology  

Summary  

Case Study  

Journal Questions  

Key Terms  

 

Chapter 3: Neural and Cognitive Development in the Early Years  

The Brain  

Cognitive Development  

Applications  

Summary  

Case Study  

Journal Questions  

Key Terms  

 

Chapter 4: Emotional Development in the Early Years  

Theories of Emotions: The State of the Art  

Early Caregiver—Infant Interactions and Emotional Development  

Attachment: Early Social Relationships  

Applications  

Focus on Developmental Psychopathology  

Summary  

Case Study  

Journal Questions  

Key Terms  

 

Chapter 5: The Emerging Self and Socialization in the Early Years  

The Self-System: Traditional Conceptions  

The Early Development of the Self-System  

Early Socialization: Parenting and the Development of the Self-System  

Conscience: The Beginnings of a Moral Self  

Applications  

Summary  

Case Study  

Journal Questions  

Key Terms

  

 

Chapter 6: Realms of Cognition in Middle Childhood  

Physical and Brain-Related Changes  

Cognitive Development  

Social Cognition  

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