Adult development and aging

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McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 1996 - Psychology - 609 pages
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Papalia's Adult Development and Aging delivers the most current research findings in the field while providing a clear and concise writing style praised by students and instructors. The Third Edition provides a positive perspective on adult development and aging, enhanced by strong multicultural and diversity coverage. The Third Edition includes new content on younger and middle-aged adults, providing a better balance between adulthood and aging.

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Contents

Metatheories
39
EXPLORING THE WORLD Basic Research Methods
46
OF ADULTHOOD i Sampling Data Collection
54
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About the author (1996)

As a professor, Diane E. Papalia has taught thousands of undergraduates at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her bachelor's degree, majoring in psychology, from Vassar College and both her master's degree in child development and family relations and her Ph.D. in life-span developmental psychology from West Virginia University. She has published numerous articles in such professional journals as Human Development, International Journal of Aging and Human Development, Sex Roles, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology and Journal of Gerontology. Most of these papers have dealt with her major research focus, cognitive development from childhood through old age.

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