Adolescence: An Introduction
When [the author] wrote the first edition of [the book], [he] wanted to construct a book that would portray the study of adolescent development in an interesting and scientific manner.... [The book] is an up-to-date presentation in the three primary domains of adolescent development: biological processes, cognitive processes, and socioemotional processes. -Pref.
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The Nature of Adolescent Development
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