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Life-Span Development (Eleventh Edition)

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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
Lutfia NH
Dec 02, 2013 Lutfia NH rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

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)
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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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Kristin
May 12, 2010 Kristin rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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
Mar 14, 2009 Amy rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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
Sep 12, 2013 kenzie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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.
Kat Foley
Jan 09, 2016 Kat Foley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Not the first time I've taken a final exam. First time I've taken a final exam in the middle of the night while simultaneously battling mosquitoes....
Katie
Jun 19, 2012 Katie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
Tunkabean
Took 2 months but I finally finished
Linda  Branham Greenwell
Okay... has all of the necessary information. It is just not really "interesting"
chaula
Jun 23, 2007 chaula rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psikologi
Mau tahu tentang manusia? buku "mahal" ini jawabannya. =P
Burcu
Nov 28, 2014 Burcu rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psikoloji
bebeklik kısmındaki fotoğraflara bakarak ağlıyorum bazen.
Jordan
Dec 06, 2012 Jordan rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Engaging enough, though I hope to never encounter the adjective, "pubertal," again. Goodbye, PSY 311.
Mariam Nawaz
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Mohamad Iqbal
Mar 07, 2013 Mohamad Iqbal rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
open your mind
Lubena Amen
Oct 07, 2009 Lubena Amen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome book
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