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Exploring Lifespan Development

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“[This text] is not only the best textbook in the field of human development but the single best textbook I have ever reviewed. It is thorough, research-based, theoretically sound, engaging, interesting, personable and compassionate in tone.....a very rare set of qualities..”

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Paperback, 616 pages
Published March 10th 2007 by Allyn & Bacon (first published June 30th 1904)
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Paul Kelly
Jul 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
Good lifespan development textbook. The book comes from a humanistic perspective and I found several places where i disagreed with the bias, being a conservative Christian. Nevertheless, Berk does a good job at surveying the current literature in biology, sociology, anthropology, psychology, and education, and pulling it together into a fairly readable study on the experience of being human. Admirable work.
Melanie
Jan 21, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This is really good for a textbook.
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This was interesting, but the general layout of the book wasn't too great.
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Nov 21, 2015 rated it it was ok
This was required for a class I taught. I would probably try to pick a different book if given the opportunity.
Beekay
well written
John
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Zing!
Randi
Jul 03, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: students or anyone interested in understanding human development
This was required for a graduate class in Human Experience. Well written and actually held my interest with stories that illustrate the theories it talks about. Terrible index though.
Brittany
May 26, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very effective for learning the basics of Human Development. Went into enough detail and provided good real-life examples.
Samra
Jan 18, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Very in-depth and covered everything
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