Santrock, Life-Span Development, 15th Edition Preface Section One - The Life-Span Developmental Perspective Chapter 1. Introduction Appendix Careers in Life-Span Development Section Two - Beginning Chapter 2. Biological Beginnings Chapter 3. Prenatal Development and Birth Section Three - Infancy Chapter 4. Physical Development in Infancy Chapter 5. Cognitive Development in Infancy Chapter 6. Socioemotional Development in Infancy Section Four - Early Childhood Chapter 7. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood Chapter 8. Socioemotional Development in Early Childhood Section Five - Middle and Late Childhood Chapter 9. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle and Late Childhood Chapter 10. Socioemotional Development in Middle and Late Childhood Section Six - Adolescence Chapter 11. Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence Chapter 12. Socioemotional Development in Adolescence Section Seven - Early Adulthood Chapter 13. Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Adulthood Chapter 14. Socioemotional Development in Early AdulthoodSection Eight - Middle Adulthood Chapter 15. Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Adulthood Chapter 16. Socioemotional Development in Middle Adulthood Section Nine - Late Adulthood Chapter 17. Physical Development in Late Adulthood Chapter 18. Cognitive Development in Late Adulthood Chapter 19. Socioemotional Development in Late Adulthood Section Ten - Endings Chapter 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 taught at the University of Charleston and the University of Georgia before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology every year at the undergraduate level. In 2006, John received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in teaching award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology that focus 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 a member of the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Ed; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.