The Developing Person Through Childhood and Adolescence
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Kathleen Berger’s acclaimed introduction to childhood and adolescence development weaves together classic and cutting-edge research, contemporary topics (especially neuroscience and culture), and relatable real stories and personal experiences. LaunchPad for the text offers additional ways to engage students, including Data Connections, which lets students explore the data behind high-impact research; and Developing Lives, an interactive online experience in which students “raise” a virtual child through adolescence.
- The Chapter Apps feature directs students to smartphone apps that can be used to demonstrate real-life applications of childhood and adolescent development research. - New Career Alerts present career options in various applied settings. - New topics and research include COVID-19, bilingual education, children separated from parents at the border, childhood obesity, and much more.
Kathleen Stassen Berger completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University and Radcliffe College, earned her M.A.T. from Harvard University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Yeshiva University. Her broad range of experience as an educator includes directing a preschool, teaching philosophy and humanities at the United Nations International School, teaching child and adolescent development to graduate students at Fordham University, teaching inmates earning paralegal degrees at Sing Sing Prison, and teaching undergraduates at both Montclair State University and Quinnipiac University. She has also been involved in education as the president of Community School Board in District Two in Manhattan.