Lifespan Development Author:Kelvin L. Seifert, Robert J. Hoffnung, Michele Hoffnung, Gregory Cutler, Robert F. Rycek This chronologically organized text presents development from a growth perspective, focusing on continuities and change throughout life. By illustrating the connections and relationships among all stages, Lifespan allows students to discover that human development is a lifelong process. The Second Edition offers an even stronger emphasis ... more »on the lifespan approach to development, as exemplified by four themes: Lifelong Growth, Continuity and Change, Changing Meanings and Changing Vantage Points, and Developmental Diversity.
Focusing On features, in each chapter, highlight significant and timely issues in society.
What Do You Think? questions stimulate thought for discussion, debate, or group exercises on developmental psychology issues.
A Multi-cultural View features highlight a particular issue of development from a cross- or multi-cultural perspective.
Working With interviews contain dialogues with experienced professionals who work with children, adolescents, adults, and seniors.