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Life-Span Development (Eleventh Edition)

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As a master teacher, Santrock connects students to current research and real world application. His integrated, personalized learning program gives students the insight they need to study smarter and improve performance. Connect with Life-Span Development and connect with success!


Informed and driven by research. At McGraw-Hill Education, we have spent thousands of hours w
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Paperback, 697 pages
Published 2008 by McGraw Hill (first published January 1st 1984)
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Niena Rachmaliah
BEST, more than hurlock
Samantha
Overall the book was okay. It was not the most engaging read and some chapters dragged. The book unfortunately presented a handful of the material in a way that was far too dull for my taste. There were some better chapters/sections, and a few interesting points, but a majority of it glazed over information learned in previous courses (such as an intro to Psychology course) and made it feel repetitive for learning.

I did like the presentation of the material inside the books, so it was at least
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Lutfia NH

Karakteristik perspektif masa hidup:berlangsung seumur hidup, multidimensi( biologis, kognitif, dan sosioemosi), multiarah(ada yang berkembang dan ada yang menyusut), plastis(plastisitas: kapasitas untuk berubah), multidisiplin kontekstual (tipe pengaruh: pengaruh normtif berdasarkan usia, sejarah dan no normatif.
Konsepsi usia: Usia kronologis (sebenarnya), usia psikologis (kapasitas adaptif individu), usia sosial (ibu dari seorang anak berusia 3 tahun, kurang akurat)
Teori-teori perkembangan kog
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Burcu
bebeklik kısmındaki fotoğraflara bakarak ağlıyorum bazen.
Kristin
Throughout the book, the author inserts data that dampens the outlook of aging. I think a fresh prespective would be to include how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, not just statistics on death, obesity, etc. Why not teach readers about nutrition and exercise, dealing with evitable stress (loss, change, aging, health concerns, etc.), etc.? It doesn't have to read like a self-help book, but let's balance the negative aspects with some positive ones.
Amy
I have decided I officially hate psychology! First of all, the book has so many typos and errors I had a hard time not looking for more as I was reading. Second, it was so boring I had a hard time staying awake. I wonder why people would spend their entire lives trying to figure out if a baby can distinguish between an airplane and a bird. Who cares? I certainly don't.
kenzie
I think the only thing I didn't like about the book is the fact that I had to get the brand new version for my human development class and it cost $120 for a paperback.

The book has a lot of interesting information and I really like how the chapters are split up.
Katie
Great resource for any people working with early adults all the way up to late adulthood. Perfect for people in the field of childcare - but check out the newer edition
Jordan
Engaging enough, though I hope to never encounter the adjective, "pubertal," again. Goodbye, PSY 311.
Linda  Branham Greenwell
Okay... has all of the necessary information. It is just not really "interesting"
chaula
Mau tahu tentang manusia? buku "mahal" ini jawabannya. =P
Tunkabean
Took 2 months but I finally finished
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