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Author : Spencer A. Rathus


480 Pages  Paperback 

3rd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012

©2014, Published


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Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process, HDEV is an extremely concise, visually appealing new text that traces development from infancy through late adulthood without any delays or distractions. Spencer Rathus's trademark reader-friendly, effective approach is evident throu... more


Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, tear-out review cards, an interactive digital solution (CourseMate), and an eBook, all of which were directly influenced from student focus groups and surveys and from interviews with nearly 150 faculty and students.

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New to this Edition

Expanded coverage of key topics, including the impact of child abuse and neglect on development, gender roles and stereotypes, emerging adulthood, and retirement planning.

New topics are discussed throughout. Chapter 3 ("Birth and the Newborn Baby: In the New World") introduces hypnosis and biofeed... more