By Tara L. Kuther

Recipient of the 2017 such a lot Promising New Textbook Award from the Textbook & educational Authors organization (TAA)

Chronologically equipped, Lifespan improvement: Lives in Context offers a distinct viewpoint at the box through concentrating on the significance of context—examining how the locations, sociocultural environments, and ways that we're raised impact who we turn into and the way we develop and alter. writer Tara L. Kuther integrates state-of-the-art and vintage learn in the course of the textual content to provide a unified tale of developmental technological know-how and its purposes to daily life. powerful pedagogy, student-friendly writing, and an inviting layout improve this intriguing and inclusive exploration of the ways that context informs our realizing of the lifespan.

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