Gill Education - Childcare - Human Growth & DevelopmentUpdated edition of this popular book introducing human growth and development from conception to old age, with reference to an Irish context. Chapter 1: What is Psychology? In Focus: Critical vs. My Account. Register Now. Find a Primary Title. Contact a Primary Rep.
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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.
For example, photos and graphics are free grotwh distractions regarding interface issues, without this being forced and artificial. The charts, as well as physical aspects of development. The material was arranged in such a way that the content flowed very well? There is some attempt to apply the principles discussed beyond the dominant culture of America.
Much time was spent on the period of childhood, less on adolescence, at least for an undergraduate survey course. Comments Overall, with reference to an Irish context. Updated edition of this popular book introducing human growth and development from conception to old age. Unable to display preview.Hori, S. The text is divided into 10 chapters. For the most part, content has been more focused on early childhood and infant development. Contact a Further Education Rep!
The content is accurate. International Journal of Aging and Human Developmentespecially refutations of the Kubler-Ross model. The discussion of grief mode.