Santrock, Life-Span Development, 13th Edition Preface Section One - The Life-Span Developmental Perspective Chapter 1. IntroductionAppendix Careers in Life-Span DevelopmentSection Two - BeginningChapter 2. Biological BeginningsChapter 3. Prenatal Development and BirthSection Three - InfancyChapter 4. Physical Development in InfancyChapter 5. Cognitive Development in InfancyChapter 6. Socioemotional Development in InfancySection Four - Early ChildhoodChapter 7. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early ChildhoodChapter 8. Socioemotional Development in Early ChildhoodSection Five - Middle and Late ChildhoodChapter 9. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle and Late ChildhoodChapter 10. Socioemotional Development in Middle and Late ChildhoodSection Six - AdolescenceChapter 11. Physical and Cognitive Development in AdolescenceChapter 12. Socioemotional Development in AdolescenceSection Seven - Early AdulthoodChapter 13. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early AdulthoodChapter 14. Socioemotional Development in Early AdulthoodSection Eight - Middle AdulthoodChapter 15. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle AdulthoodChapter 16. Socioemotional Development in Middle AdulthoodSection Nine - Late AdulthoodChapter 17. Physical Development in Late AdulthoodChapter 18. Cognitive Development in Late AdulthoodChapter 19. Socioemotional Development in Late AdulthoodSection Ten - EndingsChapter 20. Death, Dying and Grieving
John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He has taught at the University of Charleston, the University of Georgia, and the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology at the undergraduate level. In 2006, Dr. Santrock received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in Teaching Award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology on the contextual aspects of affectively toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been on the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Edition; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.