A Topical Approach to Life-Span Development by John W. Santrock

By John W. Santrock

Knowledgeable and pushed by means of learn. At McGraw-Hill, we've spent hundreds of thousands of hours with you and your scholars, operating to appreciate the main wishes and issues you face within the Human improvement path. the most typical subject matters raised comprise dealing with the gigantic volume of content material inherent to a Lifespan path and making sure the dependability of the assigned fabric – is it present and actual? the results of this examine is John Santrock's A Topical method of Lifespan improvement, 7e.

Santrock guarantees scholars whole and comprehend the assigned fabric in a couple of methods: Santrock's hallmark studying targets pedagogy presents a complete roadmap to the textual content fabric, truly stating the middle recommendations primary to students' studying and function. McGraw-Hill's LearnSmart raises students' potency in learning via picking out what they understand and don't be aware of and gives rapid remediation, supporting them to profit the cloth they're being affected by. The connections topic keeps within the seventh version, displaying scholars the several facets of lifespan improvement and supporting them to higher comprehend the innovations. This habitual subject of connections – Developmental Connections, Topical Connections, Connecting improvement to lifestyles, Connecting with Careers, and Connections via examine – ties jointly techniques from throughout chapters to augment the training method and fix the fabric to students' daily lives and destiny aspirations. McGraw-Hill's Milestones video and evaluation software is helping convey the path fabric to lifestyles, so your scholars can witness genuine young children constructing through the years. and naturally, all of this fabric is knowledgeable by way of our particular board of professional individuals – a who's who of developmental psychology – who make sure the fabric is as actual and updated as possible.

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S. S. adolescents through 2011, including gender and grade level percentages of ever having had intercourse, being currently sexually active, having had sexual intercourse before age 13, and having had sexual intercourse with four or more persons (Eaton & others, 2012) Updated data (2011) on the percentage of African American, Latino, and non-Latino White male and female adolescents who have ever experienced sexual intercourse (Eaton & others, 2012) Description of a recent study that found the following results: Of adolescent girls who initiated vaginal sex first, 31 percent reported having a teen pregnancy, whereas of those who initiated oral-genital sex first, only 8 percent reported having a teen pregnancy (Reese & others, 2013) Discussion of a recent study that confirmed early engagement in sexual intercourse is associated with high-risk sexual factors (becoming pregnant or causing a pregnancy, for example) as well as dating violence (Kaplan & others, 2013) Coverage of recent research in low-income neighborhoods that found caregiver hostility was linked to early sexual activity and sex with multiple partners, while caregiver warmth was related to later sexual initiation and a lower incidence of sex with multiple partners (Gardner, Martin, & Brooks-Gunn, 2012) From the Author xxxi • • • • • • • • • New commentary about the increase in “hooking up” during college (Holman & Sillars, 2012) Description of a recent study on the significant underreporting of rape in college women (Wolitzky-Taylor & others, 2011) New discussion of whether menopause is occurring earlier than in the past Coverage of recent research indicating that early-onset menopause is linked to cardiovascular disease and stroke (Kaur, Singh, & Ahula, 2012; Lubiszewska & others, 2012) Discussion of a recent research review indicating that there is no clear evidence that depressive disorders occur more frequently during menopause than at other times in a woman’s reproductive life (Judd, Hickey, & Bryant, 2012) Description of the recent conclusion that reduction of cardiovascular disease occurs when HRT is initiated before 60 years of age and/or within 10 years of menopause and continued for six years or more (Hodis & others, 2012) Updated coverage of recent research studies in a number of countries indicating that coinciding with the decreased use of HRT in recent years, research is mixed regarding effects on the incidence of breast cancer (Baber, 2011; Chlebowski & others, 2011; Gompel & Santen, 2012; Howell & Evans, 2011) Description of recent research that found how often middleaged adults engaged in sexual intercourse, the quality of their sexual life, and their interest in sex was linked to how healthy they were (Lindau & Gavrilova, 2010) New commentary about reductions in the number of older adults, especially the young old, who have problems with erectile dysfunction because of the recent development of drugs such as Viagra (Lowe & Costabile, 2012; Rubio-Aurioles & others, 2012) Chapter 13: Moral Development, Values, and Religion • • • • • Updated and expanded coverage of criticisms of Piaget’s view of young children’s moral development based on research indicating that young children often show a non-egocentric awareness of others’ intentions and know when someone violates a moral prohibition (Thompson, 2012) New coverage of Darcia Narváez and Tracy Gleason’s (2013) analysis of recent research on cohort effects that shows a decline in moral reasoning in college students Discussion of a recent study that demonstrated toddlers can learn to engage in prosocial behavior after watching a model respond to another person’s distress (Williamson, Donohue, & Tully, 2013) New description of research by Daniel Hart and his colleagues (Hart, 2005; Hart & others, 2011) regarding the difficulties poor urban youth have in developing a moral identity because of the contexts in which they live Inclusion of recent research showing that 3-year-olds were less likely to offer assistance to an adult they previously had observed being harmful to another person (Vaish, Carpenter, & Tomasello, 2010) xxxii From the Author • Updated coverage of the views of Nancy Eisenberg and her colleagues (2013) regarding parenting strategies that are likely to be linked to children behaving morally • Description of a recent study that found parents’ elicitation of toddlers’ emotion talk was linked to the toddlers’ engagement in prosocial behavior (Brownell & others, 2013) • New discussion of a recent study that found adolescents’ volunteering activity in the community was linked to higher levels of identity achievement (Crocetti, Jahromi, & Meeus, 2012) • Description of a recent study that revealed adolescents’ volunteer activities provided opportunities to explore and reason about moral issues (van Goethem, 2012) • New discussion of the important role that sympathy plays in motivating children’s prosocial behavior (Eisenberg, Spinrad, & Morris, 2013) • Discussion of a recent study that found mothers’, but not fathers’, authoritative parenting was associated with adolescents’ engagement in prosocial behavior one year later (PadillaWalker & others, 2012).

S. adolescents through 2011, including gender and grade level percentages of ever having had intercourse, being currently sexually active, having had sexual intercourse before age 13, and having had sexual intercourse with four or more persons (Eaton & others, 2012) Updated data (2011) on the percentage of African American, Latino, and non-Latino White male and female adolescents who have ever experienced sexual intercourse (Eaton & others, 2012) Description of a recent study that found the following results: Of adolescent girls who initiated vaginal sex first, 31 percent reported having a teen pregnancy, whereas of those who initiated oral-genital sex first, only 8 percent reported having a teen pregnancy (Reese & others, 2013) Discussion of a recent study that confirmed early engagement in sexual intercourse is associated with high-risk sexual factors (becoming pregnant or causing a pregnancy, for example) as well as dating violence (Kaplan & others, 2013) Coverage of recent research in low-income neighborhoods that found caregiver hostility was linked to early sexual activity and sex with multiple partners, while caregiver warmth was related to later sexual initiation and a lower incidence of sex with multiple partners (Gardner, Martin, & Brooks-Gunn, 2012) From the Author xxxi • • • • • • • • • New commentary about the increase in “hooking up” during college (Holman & Sillars, 2012) Description of a recent study on the significant underreporting of rape in college women (Wolitzky-Taylor & others, 2011) New discussion of whether menopause is occurring earlier than in the past Coverage of recent research indicating that early-onset menopause is linked to cardiovascular disease and stroke (Kaur, Singh, & Ahula, 2012; Lubiszewska & others, 2012) Discussion of a recent research review indicating that there is no clear evidence that depressive disorders occur more frequently during menopause than at other times in a woman’s reproductive life (Judd, Hickey, & Bryant, 2012) Description of the recent conclusion that reduction of cardiovascular disease occurs when HRT is initiated before 60 years of age and/or within 10 years of menopause and continued for six years or more (Hodis & others, 2012) Updated coverage of recent research studies in a number of countries indicating that coinciding with the decreased use of HRT in recent years, research is mixed regarding effects on the incidence of breast cancer (Baber, 2011; Chlebowski & others, 2011; Gompel & Santen, 2012; Howell & Evans, 2011) Description of recent research that found how often middleaged adults engaged in sexual intercourse, the quality of their sexual life, and their interest in sex was linked to how healthy they were (Lindau & Gavrilova, 2010) New commentary about reductions in the number of older adults, especially the young old, who have problems with erectile dysfunction because of the recent development of drugs such as Viagra (Lowe & Costabile, 2012; Rubio-Aurioles & others, 2012) Chapter 13: Moral Development, Values, and Religion • • • • • Updated and expanded coverage of criticisms of Piaget’s view of young children’s moral development based on research indicating that young children often show a non-egocentric awareness of others’ intentions and know when someone violates a moral prohibition (Thompson, 2012) New coverage of Darcia Narváez and Tracy Gleason’s (2013) analysis of recent research on cohort effects that shows a decline in moral reasoning in college students Discussion of a recent study that demonstrated toddlers can learn to engage in prosocial behavior after watching a model respond to another person’s distress (Williamson, Donohue, & Tully, 2013) New description of research by Daniel Hart and his colleagues (Hart, 2005; Hart & others, 2011) regarding the difficulties poor urban youth have in developing a moral identity because of the contexts in which they live Inclusion of recent research showing that 3-year-olds were less likely to offer assistance to an adult they previously had observed being harmful to another person (Vaish, Carpenter, & Tomasello, 2010) xxxii From the Author • Updated coverage of the views of Nancy Eisenberg and her colleagues (2013) regarding parenting strategies that are likely to be linked to children behaving morally • Description of a recent study that found parents’ elicitation of toddlers’ emotion talk was linked to the toddlers’ engagement in prosocial behavior (Brownell & others, 2013) • New discussion of a recent study that found adolescents’ volunteering activity in the community was linked to higher levels of identity achievement (Crocetti, Jahromi, & Meeus, 2012) • Description of a recent study that revealed adolescents’ volunteer activities provided opportunities to explore and reason about moral issues (van Goethem, 2012) • New discussion of the important role that sympathy plays in motivating children’s prosocial behavior (Eisenberg, Spinrad, & Morris, 2013) • Discussion of a recent study that found mothers’, but not fathers’, authoritative parenting was associated with adolescents’ engagement in prosocial behavior one year later (PadillaWalker & others, 2012).

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