The Developing Person Through the Life Span
Santrauka: With Kathleen Stassen Bergers always contemporary, always compelling textbook, students learn to see how the basic ideas of developmental psychology apply to their own lives, the lives of those around them, and the lives of others of all life stages and in cultures all around the world. Bergers narrative voice, wide-ranging cultural perspective, and focus on universal themes captivate students from the outset, helping them grasp the important theoretical and scientific work driving the field of developmental psychology today. Abstract This textbook presents the biosocial, cognitive, and psychosocial development of the first two years of life to late adulthood. The author discusses theories of development, heredity and environment, and prenatal development and birth. The book is concluded with a chapter on death and dying.