Adolescence

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McGraw-Hill Education, Oct 7, 2009 - Psychology - 624 pages
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More students learn from John Santrock’s Adolescence than from any other text in this field. The 13th edition combines proven pedagogy and the most current research to provide a market leading presentation of adolescence. This time tested text provides compelling contemporary research, including updates from eleven leading experts in the field. The text's accessible presentation, plentiful applications and engaging writing foster increased mastery of the content. The new edition includes substantially expanded material on diversity and culture, adolescents’ and emerging adults’ health and well-being, including numerous recommendations for improving the lives of adolescents, and expanded emphasis on the positive aspects of adolescent development.

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This is a university paper text book. I looked at it when I received it and gulped! But I have to say I found it really interesting. The way the paper was conducted helped... but the information is well worth reading if you have adolescent children or they are readily approaching this time. Read full review

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User Review  - Richelle - Goodreads

This is a university paper text book. I looked at it when I received it and gulped! But I have to say I found it really interesting. The way the paper was conducted helped... but the information is well worth reading if you have adolescent children or they are readily approaching this time. Read full review

About the author (2009)

John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology every year at the undergraduate level. In 2006, John received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in teaching award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus on the contextual aspects of affectively-toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been a member of the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Ed; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.

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