Book Review: Developmental Science
Developmental Science by Marc H. Bornstein and Michael E. Lamb is a comprehensive and enlightening text that delves into the complexities of human development. From infancy to adolescence, the authors present a broad overview of the latest research, theories, and methodologies in the field of developmental psychology.
One of the most striking features of this book is its organization. Bornstein and Lamb have done an exceptional job of organizing each chapter around a specific age group, allowing readers to easily track the progression from one stage to another. This makes it a valuable resource for anyone interested in understanding how humans grow and change over time.
The authors provide clear explanations of key concepts and utilize real-world examples to illustrate complex theories. Additionally, they offer practical applications for parents, educators, and researchers alike. Readers will appreciate their use of humor throughout the book – it’s not every day you find an academic text that can make you chuckle!
However, I would be remiss if I did not highlight some drawbacks as well. At times, Developmental Science can be dense and difficult to read – particularly for those without a background in psychology. Additionally, some may feel that certain topics are given more attention than others.
Overall though, I found this book to be informative, engaging and insightful. It has certainly broadened my understanding of human development across the lifespan. If you’re looking for a comprehensive guide to developmental psychology that is both accessible and engaging then look no further than Developmental Science by Bornstein and Lamb!
publishedDate : 2010-09-22
authors : Marc H. Bornstein, Michael E. Lamb
publishers : Taylor & Francis
pageCount : 752
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