Developmental Psychology
Psychology Express 

By Penney Upton
February 2012
Prentice Hall / Pearson Education
Distributed by the Trans-Atlantic Publications 
ISBN: 9780273735168
260 Pages, Illustrated
$33.50 Paper original

This revision guide provides concise coverage of the central topics within Developmental Psychology, presented within a framework designed to help you focus on assessment and exams. The guide is organised broadly chronologically, but with a topical focus in tune with the majority of courses. Sample questions, assessment advice and exam tips drive the organisation within chapters so you are able to grasp and marshal your thoughts towards revision of the main topics. Features focused on critical thinking, practical applications and key research will offer additional pointers for you in you revision process and exam preparation.

A companion website provides supporting resources for self testing, exam practice, answers to questions in the book, and links to further resources.

Guided tour 
Guided tour of the companion website

Chapter 1 Themes, theories and key figures in developmental psychology 
Chapter 2 Prenatal development 
Chapter 3 Motor, sensory and perceptual development 
Chapter 4 Attachment and relationship formation 
Chapter 5 Language development 
Chapter 6 Play 
Chapter 7 Cognitive development 
Chapter 8 Moral development 
Chapter 9 The self, gender and identity development
Chapter 10 Adulthood
Chapter 11 Death, dying and bereavement 

And finally, before the exam… 

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