As a master teacher, John Santrock connects students to current research and real-world application, helping students see how adolescent psychology plays a role in their own lives and future careers. Through an integrated, personalized digital learning program, students gain the insight they need to study smarter and improve performance.
New! McGraw-Hill Connect is a digital assignment and assessment platform that strengthens the link between faculty, students, and coursework, helping everyone accomplish more in less time. For students, Connect uses innovative, interactive technology to enable a more personalized learning experience that better engages students in course content so they are better prepared, are more active in discussion, and achieve better results. Connect allows instructors to give homework assignments with immediate, automatic feedback, upload recorded class lectures and presentations through Tegrity, and track student progress and concept comprehension through robust reporting tools.
Available within Connect, SmartBook™ is an adaptive learning program designed to help students stay focused and maximize their study time. Based on metacognition, and powered by LearnSmart™, SmartBook’s adaptive capabilities provide with a personalized reading and learning experience that helps them identify the concepts they know, and more importantly, the concepts they don’t know.
McGraw-Hill Education’s Milestones is a powerful video-based learning tool that allows students to experience life as it unfolds. A limited number of Milestones videos are now available in Connect for Santrock’s Adolescence 16e.
Expert Consultants. Life-span development has become an enormous, complex field, and no single author, or even several authors, can possibly keep up with all of the rapidly changing content in the many periods and different areas of life-span development. With each edition, John Santrock seeks the input of leading experts about the content in a number of areas of development, who provide evaluations and recommendations in their area(s) of expertise.
Proven Learning Goals Pedagogy. This class-tested hallmark of John Santrock's programs encompasses learning goals, chapter maps, review and reflect, and reach your learning goals sections, which are all linked together. By following this pedagogical road map, students will read and retain course material more effectively and efficiently.
Coverage of Career Opportunities in Adolescence. Connecting with Careers features in each chapter profile an individual whose career relates to the chapter’s content. The Careers Appendix describes a number of careers in education/research, clinical/counseling, medical/nursing/physical, and family/relationships categories.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Puberty, Health, and Biological Foundations
Chapter 3: The Brain and Cognitive Development
Chapter 4: The Self, Identity, Emotion, and Personality
Chapter 5: Gender
Chapter 6: Sexuality
Chapter 7: Moral Development
Chapter 8: Families
Chapter 9: Peers, Romantic Relationships, and Lifestyles
Chapter 10: Schools
Chapter 11: Achievement, Work, and Careers
Chapter 12: Culture
Chapter 13: Problems in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood