Tenth Edition   ©2017

Developing Person Through the Life Span

Kathleen Stassen Berger (Bronx Community College, CUNY)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-01587-5; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-01587-9; Format: Cloth Text

New Media Option!
Achieve Read & Practice
Achieve Read & Practice marries Macmillan Learning’s mobile-accessible eBook with the acclaimed LearningCurve adaptive quizzing. It is an easy-to-use yet exceptionally powerful teaching and learning option that streamlines the process of increasing student engagement and understanding. instructors can assign reading simply, students can complete assignments on any device, and the cost is significantly less than that of a printed book.

With Achieve Read & Practice:

  • Instructors can arrange and assign chapters and sections from the eBook in any sequence they prefer.
  • Assignments come with LearningCurve quizzes offering individualized question sets, feedback, and eBook references that adapt to correct and incorrect answers. If students struggle with a particular topic, they are encouraged to re-read the material and answer a few short additional questions.
  • The Read & Practice gradebook tracks student performance individually and for the whole class, helping instructors prepare for class and one-on-one discussions. 

Also New

New neuroscience feature called Inside the Brain

Hundreds of New Research Citations
Coverage includes new developments in late-breaking research areas, from epigenetics to end-of-life care. Special emphasis is on brain development, culture, genetics, and emotional development. Berger includes this research in a way your students will understand and be able to apply in their future careers.

New and updated Data Connections activities! For each chapter, students have an opportunity to expand their understanding of key topics and data interactively. From interactive maps showing rates of breastfeeding and immunization across the country (and around the world), to manipulatable graphs showing trends in adolescent risk-taking behaviors, students will be able to take a new hands-on-approach to understanding the data in child development themselves. Available in LaunchPad.

Throughout the book, marginal LaunchPad callouts describe relevant online videos and activities. Some even contain QR codes, allowing students to view them instantly using their smartphones.

Marginal Think Critically questions occur several times in each chapter and are intended to provoke thought, not simple responses.

Updated Visualizing Development infographics.