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Understanding Human Development

Biological, social and psychological processes from conception to adult life

by Stephanie Thornton

Learn about human Development from Conception to Adult Life.

In Understanding Human Development Stephanie Thornton critically reviews research on human development from the earliest studies to the theories and issues of the 21st century, including recent breakthroughs in neuropsychology, cross-cultural psychology and in the application of dynamic systems theory. Coverage of methodology and ethics combined with thorough revision summaries in each chapter make this an invaluable introduction for students of developmental psychology.


On this companion website you’ll find detailed information about this book, along with an extensive range of teaching and learning resources to provide support and extension activities for both lecturers and students.