Development Through The Lifespan

Topics: Developmental psychology, Jean Piaget, Child development Pages: 27 (13093 words) Published: March 22, 2015
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Development
Through the Lifespan
Laura E. Berk

Illinois State University

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Berk, Laura E.
Development through the lifespan / Laura E. Berk. — [Sixth edition].   pages cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-0-205-95760-6
1. Developmental psychology—Textbooks. I. Title.
  BF713.B465 2014
  155—dc23

2013006664
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Student Edition
ISBN 10: 0-205-95760-9
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About the Author

Laura E. Berk is a distinguished professor of psychology
at  Illinois State University, where she has taught human
development to both undergraduate and graduate students
for more than three decades. She received her bachelor’s
degree in psychology from the University of California,
Berkeley, and her master’s and doctoral degrees in child
development and educational psychology from the University of Chicago. She has been a visiting scholar at Cornell University, UCLA, Stanford University, and the University of South Australia.
Berk has published widely on the effects of school environments on children’s development, the development of private speech, and the role of make-believe play in development. Her research has been funded by the U.S. Office of Education and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. It has appeared in many prominent journals, including Child Development, Developmental...
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