Developmental Psychology is a market leading textbook with a highly respected author team. This edition combines classic and up-to-date research across the broad span of this dynamic subject area to give a comprehensive introduction and is designed for first and second year undergraduate students. This topical approach provides a sophisticated presentation of the theories that guide research in developmental psychology whilst also retaining a focus on the importance of data. The international outlook of the text provides students with a holistic introduction to the discipline.Key updates and features include:•Updated Research Close-Up boxes, which take an inside look at research studies, familiarising students with the scientific-journal format and encourages them to think critically.•Updated Applied Developmental Psychology boxes which make real world connections, with a focus on how the results of research can be applied to the solution of problems in children’s development.•A new section of the effects of puberty on brain development•Revised coverage of attachment•Fully updated coverage of the diagnostic criteria and classification of disorders in accordance with the DSM-5•Renewed focus on ‘Chronology of Development’ for each chapter to chart the chronological progression of each topic.Available with McGraw-Hill Education’s Connect®, the well-established online learning platform, which features our award-winning adaptive reading experience as well as resources to help faculty and institutions improve student outcomes and course delivery efficiency.
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