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The Developing Person Through the Life Span
Already on its 8th edition, The Developing Person Through the Life Span (ISBN 9781429232050) has been revised thoroughly and integrated with nearly 700 new references. Author Kathleen Stassen Berger explains human development in an engaging narrative style and emphasizes universal themes that students can relate to. The book starts with a definition of...
Already on its 8th edition, The Developing Person Through the Life Span (ISBN 9781429232050) has been revised thoroughly and integrated with nearly 700 new references. Author Kathleen Stassen Berger explains human development in an engaging narrative style and emphasizes universal themes that students can relate to. The book starts with a definition of development and a review of the scientific method and cautions of science. Berger also explains grand theories to new theories, heredity and environment, prenatal development and birth, biosocial development, and psychosocial development during the different life phases (from early childhood to late adulthood). The book ends with a discussion of death and dying, tackling death and hope, dying and acceptance, and bereavement. Researchers who need expert material on topics such as the genetic code, the aging brain, health, nutrition, moral development and other factors that affect humans as they age and grow will find this reference very useful. Kathleen Stassen Berger is a teacher and renowned author of human development books. This edition of The Developing Person Through the Life Span tackles a wide range of topics such as human motivation, abnormal psychology, life-span, aging, development, and adulthood and designed mainly for entry-level psychology majors. It offers not only offers information on how humans change, but also encourages its readers to apply what they have learned to daily life. It is widely available in bookshops and rentals. A loose-leaf version is likewise offered; it allows students to take only the chapters that they need in class, as opposed to having to carry the whole book.
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