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Lives in Context IEB

Second Edition


January 2019 | SAGE Publications, Inc

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This dynamic interactive eBook goes way beyond highlighting and note-taking, giving you access to SAGE Premium Video—curated and produced specifically for Lifespan Development: Lives in Context, Second Edition. Read your mobile-friendly eBook and access SAGE Premium Video and multimedia tools anywhere, anytime across desktop, smartphone, and tablet devices. Simply click on icons in the eBook to experience a broad array of multimedia features, including:

 

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  • ONLINE CONTENT: Access more online content via links to important data, relevant background, and profiles that enrich key concepts in the text.

 
PART I. Foundations of LifeSpan Human Development
 
1. UNDERSTANDING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: APPROACHES AND THEORIES
What Is LifeSpan Human Development?

 
Basic Issues in LifeSpan Human Development

 
Theoretical Perspectives on Human Development

 
Research in Human Development

 
Research Ethics

 
 
2. BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FOUNDATIONS
Genetic Foundations of Development

 
Chromosomal and Genetic Problems

 
Heredity and Environment

 
 
3. THE PRENATAL PERIOD, BIRTH, AND THE NEWBORN
Prenatal Development

 
Environmental Influences on Prenatal Development

 
Birth and the Newborn

 
 
PART II. Infancy and Toddlerhood
 
4. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD
Body Growth

 
Brain Development During Infancy and Toddlerhood

 
Early Learning Capacities

 
Sensation and Perception During Infancy and Toddlerhood

 
Motor Development During Infancy and Toddlerhood

 
 
5. COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD
Piaget’s Cognitive-Developmental Perspective

 
Information Processing

 
Individual Differences in Infant Intelligence

 
Language Development in Infancy

 
 
6. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD
Psychosocial Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood

 
Emotional Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood

 
Temperament

 
Attachment

 
Self-Concept and Self-Recognition

 
 
PART III. Early Childhood
 
7. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
Physical Development in Early Childhood

 
Cognitive-Developmental and Sociocultural Reasoning in Early Childhood

 
Information Processing in Early Childhood

 
Young Children’s Language Development

 
Moral Development in Early Childhood

 
Early Childhood Education

 
 
8. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
Emerging Sense of Self

 
Emotional Development

 
Parenting

 
Gender Stereotypes, Gender Differences, and Gender Development

 
Play and Peer Relationships

 
 
PART IV. Middle Childhood
 
9. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
Physical and Motor Development

 
Cognitive Development

 
Intelligence

 
Moral Development

 
Language Development

 
Learning and Schooling

 
 
10. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood

 
Peer Relationships in Middle Childhood

 
Families in Middle Childhood

 
Common Socioemotional and Developmental Problems in Middle Childhood

 
 
PART V. Adolescence
 
11. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN ADOLESCENCE
Conceptions of Adolescence

 
Physical Development in Adolescence

 
Brain Development in Adolescence

 
Adolescent Cognitive Development

 
Adolescent Moral Development

 
Schools and Academic Functioning in Adolescence 1870

 
 
12. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN ADOLESCENCE
Psychosocial Development: The Changing Self

 
Adolescents and Their Families

 
Adolescents and Their Peers

 
Adolescent Sexuality

 
Problems in Adolescence

 
 
PART VI. Early Adulthood
 
13. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY ADULTHOOD
Emerging Adulthood: Transition to Adulthood

 
Physical Development in Emerging and Early Adulthood

 
Health, Fitness, and Wellness in Emerging and Early Adulthood

 
Cognitive Development in Emerging and Early Adulthood

 
Education in Emerging and Early Adulthood

 
Career Development in Emerging and Early Adulthood

 
 
14. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EMERGING AND EARLY ADULTHOOD
Psychosocial Development in Emerging Adulthood and Early Adulthood

 
Relationships in Psychosocial Development in Emerging Adulthood and Early Adulthood

 
Lifestyles and Romantic Partnerships

 
Parenthood in Early Adulthood

 
 
PART VII. Middle Adulthood
 
15. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE ADULTHOOD
Physical Development in Middle Adulthood

 
Health in Middle Adulthood

 
Intellectual Abilities in Middle Adulthood

 
Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood

 
 
16. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE ADULTHOOD
Psychosocial Development in Middle Adulthood

 
The Self in Middle Adulthood

 
Relationships in Middle Adulthood

 
Careers in Middle Adulthood

 
 
PART VIII. Late Adulthood
 
17. PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN LATE ADULTHOOD
Physical Development in Late Adulthood

 
Health in Late Adulthood

 
Dementia in Late Adulthood

 
Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood

 
 
18. SOCIOEMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN LATE ADULTHOOD
The Self in Late Adulthood

 
Late Adulthood and Social Contexts

 
Relationships in Late Adulthood

 
Retirement

 
 
19. DEATH AND DYING
Patterns of Mortality and Defining Death

 
Conceptions of Death Across the Lifespan

 
Dying and the Experience of Death

 
Bereavement and Grief

 
 
PART IX: ENDINGS
Key features

KEY FEATURES:

  • A thoroughly integrated emphasis on the role of context in the lifespan and the diverse forms that context takes (gender, race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, etc.) helps students understand the wide range of dynamic influences that shape human development.
  • Lives in Context and Cultural Influences on Development boxes include compelling examples of contextual and cultural influences on development and highlight issues informed by lifespan research including cyberbullying, cultural differences in childbirth, the gender divide in STEM fields, and more.
  • Applying Developmental Science and Ethical and Policy Applications of Lifespan Development boxes reflect the increasing relevance and influence of developmental science on issues such as the effectiveness of the federal Head Start program, infant sign language, gender disparities in poverty, the availability of family leave, and whether juvenile criminal offenders should face the death penalty.
  • Lifespan Brain Development boxes apply research on neurological development to topics such as the multidimensional “brain-based education” movement, videos that claim to promote precocious infant learning, and how changes in the middle-aged brain relate to behavioral changes typical of individuals in midlife.
  • Thinking in Context critical thinking questions at the end of each section and at the end of each boxed feature encourage students to consider and apply theory and research to solve problems.
  • Chapter-ending Applying Your Knowledge case scenarios, followed by in-depth questions, help students apply their understanding of text concepts to particular situations or problems.
  • Concept maps that introduce each text section and learning objectives (revisited in chapter-ending summaries) anchor student learning goals while emphasizing key text concepts.
  • Original SAGE video demonstrations, interviews, and case studies linked to learning objectives and assessments help students connect concepts in the video back to the text.
  • Dr. Kuther's Chalk Talks, a series of whiteboard-style animations that bring concept maps to life, feature brief, captivating videos that help students learn basic concepts outside of the classroom.
  • Free instructor and student resources include whiteboard author lectures, quizzes, PowerPoint slides, an extensive test bank, SAGE journal articles and a FREE interactive eBook.

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