Adult Development and Aging deals with all of adulthood, giving equal coverage to issues facing young, middle-aged, and older persons in our society. The text examines the development of adults of all ages from a topical rather than a chronological perspective.
Lecture Slides (PDF - 4.5MB) Discussion: Development. Adulthood and aging, including changes in the body, in perception, and in cognition; and social and emotional development across the lifespan Read more» Further Study. These optional resources are provided for students that wish to .
PDF Printer-friendly page. October 2001. Four Adult Development Theories and Their Implications for Practice. by Lisa M. Baumgartner What is adult development? What relevance do adult development theories and models have to the practice of adult basic education? Our philosophy of adult development informs our teaching. For example, if we.
n psychological development involves physical, sensory, cognitive, social and emotional processes, and the interactions among them; n although adolescence is a time of new discoveries and attainments, it is by no means the end of development; n there is some evidence of broad patterns of adult development (perhaps even stages), yet there is.
The Journal of Adult Development is an interdisciplinary journal covering development in early adulthood, midlife, and later adulthood. The Journal supports innovative theoretical and empirical articles that help direct the future of our field. Critical issues include the importance of life-long education, work and family changes, and physical and mental health influencing adult development.