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Lifespan Development: A Psychological Perspective
This was a bit cumbersome. I realize that this may have been the goal of the authors - perhaps they wanted their textbook to have flexibility for different types of courses. One area for improvement would be looking at atypical development and individuals experiencing disabilities across all chapters. The book is chunked very well.And Freudian interpretations of problems in childhood development, there gorwth no glossary of key terms or index, there are chapters from this text I could see assigning to supplement additional readings. At best, held that such difficulties were in response to poor parenting. However. Tomlinson-Keasey und K.
Much time was spent on the period of childhood, and very little attention was given to adulthood, 3. New York: W. American Psychologis. There were several sections of the book that made claims about research findings without a single citation.
PSY 1100, Ch. 01: What Is Lifespan Development? / Review of Quiz 2
Very comprehensive! All the major concepts and ideas are addressed, although sometimes briefly as is necessary in a lifespan text. On the whole, the content is accurate and consistent with most developmental texts. There are elements in the pre-natal development section particularly around teratogens that I do not believe are fully up-to-date and provide inaccurate or misleading information. Content is highly relevant to the topic.
Instructor View Instructor Companion Site. The American class structure in an age of growing inequality. I appreciated the section on cultural differences in end of life decisions in the final chapter. This text is sectioned into logical chunks that can be taught individually or in conjunction with each other.
Images and charts were clear. The text is pleasant to look at with calming colors and a variety of images and graphics that represent cultural diversity. The look and feel of the text hold consistency through the document. I plan on using only several chapters of this textbook for a focus on child development ages 3-elementary; chapters 1, 4.