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Connect with Life-span Development and connect with success Informed and driven by research. At McGraw-Hill, we have spent thousands of hours with you and your students, working to understand the key needs and concerns you face in Human Development courses. The most common topics raised include managing the vast amount of content inherent to a Lifespan course and ensuring the dependability of the assigned material - is it current and accurate? The result of this research is John Santrock's Life-Span Development. "Life-Span Development" ensures students complete and understand the assigned material in a number of ways. Santrock's hallmark Learning Goals pedagogy provides a comprehensive roadmap to the text material, clearly pointing out the core concepts fundamental to students' learning and performance. An adaptive diagnostic tool increases students' efficiency in studying by identifying what they know and don't know and providing in-the-moment guides to learning what they do not. At the same time, instructors have access to powerful visual reports allowing them to quickly see where students' strengths and weaknesses lie. Connect Lifespan takes your instruction and your students' learning experience to the next level without requiring hours of setup and personalized instruction by you. The research and development of the 13th edition indicated that students said that highlighting connections among the different aspects of life-span development would help them to better understand the concepts. This recurring theme of connections - Developmental Connections, Topical Connections, Connecting Development to Life, Connecting with Careers, and Connections through Research - ties together concepts from across chapters to reinforce the learning process and connects the material to students' everyday lives and future aspirations. And our new Milestones of development help bring the course material to life, allowing students to witness development as it unfolds. Connecting to today's student, connecting research to what we know about development; connecting developmental processes; and connecting lifespan development to the real world are the 4 key ways that the connections theme has shaped this 13th edition. All of this material is informed by "Life-Span Development"'s unique board of expert contributors - a who's who of developmental psychology - ensuring that the material is as accurate and up-to-date as possible.
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Santrock, Life-Span Development, 13th Edition Preface Section One - The Life-Span Developmental Perspective Chapter 1. Introduction Appendix Careers in Life-Span Development Section Two - Beginning Chapter 2. Biological Beginnings Chapter 3. Prenatal Development and Birth Section Three - Infancy Chapter 4. Physical Development in Infancy Chapter 5. Cognitive Development in Infancy Chapter 6. Socioemotional Development in Infancy Section Four - Early Childhood Chapter 7. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood Chapter 8. Socioemotional Development in Early Childhood Section Five - Middle and Late Childhood Chapter 9. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle and Late Childhood Chapter 10. Socioemotional Development in Middle and Late Childhood Section Six - Adolescence Chapter 11. Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence Chapter 12. Socioemotional Development in Adolescence Section Seven - Early Adulthood Chapter 13. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood Chapter 14. Socioemotional Development in Early Adulthood Section Eight - Middle Adulthood Chapter 15. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood Chapter 16. Socioemotional Development in Middle Adulthood Section Nine - Late Adulthood Chapter 17. Physical Development in Late Adulthood Chapter 18. Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood Chapter 19. Socioemotional Development in Late Adulthood Section Ten - Endings Chapter 20. Death, Dying and Grieving

About the Author

John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in 1973. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the Program in Psychology and Human Development at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he currently teaches a number of undergraduate courses. In 1982, John created the life-span development course at UT-Dallas and has taught it every year since then.

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