Psychology Express: Developmental Psychology

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Penney Upton / Dominic Upton  
Publisher
Prentice Hall
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
272
Pub.-date
July 2011
ISBN13
9780273735168
ISBN
0273735160
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Description

This revision guide provides concise coverage of the central topics within Developmental Psychology, presented within a framework designed to help you focus on assessment and exams.  The guide is organised broadly chronologically, but with a topical focus in tune with the majority of courses. Sample questions, assessment advice and exam tips drive the organisation within chapters so you are able to grasp and marshal your thoughts towards revision of the main topics.  Features focused on critical thinking, practical applications and key research will offer additional pointers for you in you revision process and exam preparation.

A companion website provides supporting resources for self testing, exam practice, answers to questions in the book, and links to further resources.

Features

·        Plan your Developmental Psychology revision more effectively

·        Approach Developmental Psychology assignments and exams with greater confidence

·        Use the companion website to test your knowledge with quizzes and interactive flashcards, try out sample exam questions, and keep up to date with the latest study advice

·        Review the key topics in Developmental Psychology required by the British Psychological Society curriculum

·        Check your understanding of the important research, debates and practical applications within the field

·        Make your answer stand out using the guidance, tips and practical advice

 

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Guided tour
Guided tour of the companion website


Chapter 1       Themes, theories and key figures in developmental psychology
Chapter 2       Prenatal development
Chapter 3       Motor, sensory and perceptual development
Chapter 4       Attachment and relationship formation
Chapter 5       Language development
Chapter 6       Play
Chapter 7       Cognitive development
Chapter 8       Moral development
Chapter 9       The self, gender and identity development
Chapter 10     Adulthood
Chapter 11     Death, dying and bereavement 

And finally, before the exam… 
Glossary
References
Index

Back Cover

The Psychology Express series is tailored to help you to understand key concepts quickly, revise effectively and make sure your answer stands out.

  • Prepare for exams and coursework using sample questions and assessment advice
  • Maximise your marks and approach exams with confidence
  • Quickly grasp key research and methodological issues
  • Use the subject-specific companion website to test your knowledge, try out sample exam questions and view guided answers and keep up to date with the latest study advice

UNDERSTAND QUICKLY
REVISE EFFECTIVELY
TAKE EXAMS WITH CONFIDENCE

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