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Experience Human Development
Experience Human Development

Experience Human Development

ISBN10: 1266349561 | ISBN13: 9781266349560
By Diane Papalia and Gabriela Martorell

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Experience Human Development helps students explore the human side of development through exposure to culture and diversity, evaluation of the science on human development, and immersion in practical applications. Long noted for its wide-ranging coverage of questions of diversity and human development, the text now provides a thorough Guide to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the preface to summarize and provide transparency on the relevant changes to this important topic. The text combines robust scholarship, citations from the latest research, and a rich and respectful coverage of diversity and equity issues, so that all learners can see themselves within this program. McGraw Hill Connect’s® digital learning tools are invaluable in helping students synthesize and master the broad scope of content of the lifespan development course.

Part 1 About Human Development 
1 The Study of Human Development 
2 Theory and Research 

Part 2 Beginnings 
3 Forming a New Life 
4 Birth and Physical Development during the First Three Years 
5 Cognitive Development during the First Three Years 
6 Psychosocial Development during the First Three Years
Part 3 Early Childhood 
7 Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood 
8 Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood 

Part 4 Middle Childhood 
9 Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood 
10 Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood 

Part 5 Adolescence 
11 Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence 
12 Psychosocial Development in Adolescence 

Part 6 Emerging and Young Adulthood 
13 Physical and Cognitive Development in Emerging and Young Adulthood 
14 Psychosocial Development in Emerging and Young Adulthood 

Part 7 Middle Adulthood 
15 Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood 
16 Psychosocial Development in Middle Adulthood 

Part 8 Late Adulthood 
17 Physical and Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood 
18 Psychosocial Development in Late Adulthood 

Part 9 The End of Life 
19 Dealing with Death and Bereavement
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About the Author

Diane Papalia

As a professor, Diane E. Papalia has taught thousands of undergraduates at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her bachelor’s degree, majoring in psychology, from Vassar College and both her master’s degree in child development and family relations and her Ph.D. in life-span developmental psychology from West Virginia University. She has published numerous articles in such professional journals as Human Development, International Journal of Aging and Human Development, Sex Roles, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology and Journal of Gerontology. Most of these papers have dealt with her major research focus, cognitive development from childhood through old age.

Gabriela Martorell

Gabriela Alicia Martorell was born in Seattle, Washington, but moved as a toddler to Guatemala. At eight, she returned to the United States and lived in Northern California until leaving for her undergraduate training at the University of California, Davis. After obtaining her B.S. in Psychology, she earned her Ph.D. in Developmental and Evolutionary Psychology with an interdisciplinary emphasis in Human Development from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She now works as a Full Professor of Psychology at Virginia Wesleyan University and serves as the chair of the Institutional Review Board. Gabi maintains an active teaching schedule and teaches courses in Introductory Psychology, Lifespan Human Development, Infant Development, Child Development, Adolescent Development, Culture and Development, Evolutionary Psychology, Research Methods, Original Research Project and Capstone community-based learning courses in Early Childhood Education and Adulthood and Aging. She is committed to teaching, mentoring, and advising. She recently concluded a 5-year longitudinal National Science Foundation grant focused on the retention of higher education students from traditionally underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering, and math. She is also a volunteer trainer for Court Appointed Special Advocates, and a group fitness instructor for the YMCA of South Hampton Roads. 


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