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SECTION 1: TheLife-Span Perspective

Chapter 1: Introduction

APPENDIX: Careers in Adolescent Development

SECTION 2: BiologicalProcesses, Physical Development, and Health

Chapter 2: Biological Beginnings

Chapter 3: Physical Development and Biological Aging

Chapter 4: Health

Chapter 5: Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Development

SECTION 3: CognitiveProcesses and Development

Chapter 6: Cognitive Developmental Approaches

Chapter 7: Information Processing

Chapter 8: Intelligence

Chapter 9: Language Development

SECTION 4:Socioemotional Processes and Development

Chapter 10: Emotional Development and Attachment

Chapter 11: The Self, Identity, and Personality

Chapter 12: Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 13: Moral Development, Values, and Religion

SECTION 5: SocialContexts of Development

Chapter 14: Families, Lifestyles, and Parenting

Chapter 15: Peers and the Sociocultural World

Chapter 16: Schools, Achievement, and Work

SECTION 6: Endings

Chapter 17: Death, Dying, and Grieving

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