Best Books – Life Span Development

We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Life Span Development subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Life Span Development along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Life Span Development subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Life Span Development" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Life Span Development” by John Santrock

“Life Span Development” Book Review: This book clearly points out the core concepts that are fundamental to students’ learning and performance. This book highlights to students the connections among the different aspects of life span development. Students can understand concepts better by reading this book.

2. “Development Across the Life Span” by Robert Feldman

“Development Across the Life Span” Book Review: Get a chronological overview of physical, social, and emotional development by reading this book. This book contains theory and research details. Learn about the applications of these concepts and how students use them in their personal lives. Students can learn about the subject of human development. Get to learn how to draw connections between the material and their own experiences.

3. “Life-Span Development” by John W Santrock

“Life-Span Development” Book Review: This book contains learning goals and gives you up-to-date coverage of the topic. Learn about adulthood and ageing from this book. Get updated research data by reading this book to learn about lifespan development. This book contains many new citations.

4. “The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals” by Patricia C Broderick and Pamela Blewitt

“The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals” Book Review: This book will be useful for students and professionals in the field of counselling and social work. It explains the science of human development in detail. It highlights the theories and researches that provide the useful application in counselling and social work. It discusses the life span development in context to family, social, network and culture. It mainly focuses on the information that provides applications that can be used to help professionals. The research in these areas will enhance the student to understand the scientific basis for application to practice.

5. “Essentials of Life-Span Development” by John W Santrock

“Essentials of Life-Span Development” Book Review: This book will be useful for students who have taken courses in human development. It covers the human life cycle from birth period followed by adulthood to death. It discusses the physical and mental development in infancy, childhood and adolescence. It also deals with development in early adulthood, middle and late adulthood. Socioemotional development is also covered in this book. It also explains death, dying and grieving.

6. “Lifespan Development” by Helen Bee

“Lifespan Development” Book Review: It is a valuable text for students who have taken courses in human development. It explains human development from birth to death. It deals with the methods and theories of development. It discusses physical and cognitive development in infancy, early childhood, middle childhood and adolescence. It also explains the developments during early adulthood and middle adulthood. Social and personality developments are also addressed. It ends with late adulthood and the end of life which includes death, dying and bereavement.

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