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A Topical Approach

Second Edition


December 2022 | SAGE Publications, Inc
About Lifespan Development in Context: A Topical Approach, Second Edition

In the Second Edition of this award-winning text, Lifespan Development in Context, Tara L. Kuther provides a panoramic view of how the places, sociocultural environments, and ways in which we are raised influence human development.

About Lifespan Development in Context - Vantage Digital Option, Second Edition

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Chapter 1: Understanding Human Development: Approaches and Theories
 
Chapter 2: Biological and Environmental Foundations and Prenatal Development
 
Chapter 3: Physical Development and Aging
 
Chapter 4: Brain, Perception, and Motor Development
 
Chapter 5: Health and Wellness
 
Chapter 6: Cognitive Change: Cognitive-Developmental and Sociocultural Approaches
 
Chapter 7: Cognitive Change: Information Processing
 
Chapter 8: Intelligence
 
Chapter 9: Language Development
 
Chapter 10: Emotional Development
 
Chapter 11: Self, Identity, and Personality
 
Chapter 12: Moral Development
 
Chapter 13: Gender and Sexuality
 
Chapter 14: Social Relationships: Family and Peers
 
Chapter 15: School, Achievement, and Work
 
Chapter 16: Death and Dying

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KEY FEATURES OF LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT IN CONTEXT, SECOND EDITION

New to this Edition:
  • New applied feature, Lifespan Development at Work, which introduces students to over 35 careers that are related to or benefit from an understanding of developmental science.
  • Updated with the most current research to date with over 2,500 references published since 2018, including about 450 published since 2021.
  • Expanded sections in each chapter to better cover relevant developmental issues, such as the opioid epidemic, transgender identity, spirituality, screen use, and the experience of discrimination.
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  • Chapter-opening Learning Objectives are aligned to Bloom’s taxonomy and matched with key digital resources curated and developed specifically to facilitate comprehension.
  • Lives in Context integrated examples illustrate how our biology, cultural, lived experiences all are embedded in multiple layers of context, including family, culture, neighborhood, community, norms, values, and historical events. This key coverage is embedded in all sections throughout the text, linking to learning objectives, related core concepts, and to clear, real-life examples.
  • Career Connections featuring 35 careers rooted in developmental science, cover career pathways for students and highlight career contexts to consider at every stage of life.
  • Thinking in Context critical thinking questions at the end of every section prompt students to compare concepts, apply theoretical perspectives, and consider applications of research findings.
  • Apply Your Knowledge sections at the end of every chapter ask students to apply their understanding to address a particular situation or problem, reinforcing the book’s emphasis on application.
  • Robust pedagogical tools include key terms, summaries and end-of-chapter Review Questions allow students to easily revisit, review, and retain chapter content.
  • Available in Vantage, Lives in Context Video Cases with assessments spotlight individuals in every stage of the lifespan, allowing students to see theories of development through a culturally rich, real-world lens.

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