The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development
- Marc H. Bornstein - National Institute of Child Health & Human Development, Bethesda, MD
Lifespan human development is the study of all aspects of biological, physical, cognitive, socioemotional, and contextual development from conception to the end of life. In approximately 800 signed articles by experts from a wide diversity of fields, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development explores all individual and situational factors related to human development across the lifespan.
Some of the broad thematic areas will include:
- Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood
- Behavioral and Developmental Disorders
- Cognitive Development
- Community and Culture
- Early and Middle Childhood
- Education through the Lifespan
- Genetics and Biology
- Gender and Sexuality
- Life Events
- Mental Health through the Lifespan
- Research Methods in Lifespan Development
- Speech and Language Across the Lifespan
- Theories and Models of Development.
"...this encyclopedia should give users not only an overview of lifespan development but also a firm grounding in the theory and research underpinning the ideas.The editorial board selected the entries and crafted the book for use by community college, undergraduate and graduate students as well as scholars and researchers in the social sciences, humanities, life sciences, and natural sciences worldwide. Highly recommended for academic libraries."