This advanced text for psychology, human development, and education provides students with state-of-the-art overviews of the discipline in an accessible, affordable format. Unique both in the depth of its coverage and in the timeliness of the research that it presents, this comprehensive text conveys the field of child and adolescent development through the voices of scientists who themselves are now shaping the field.
William Damon, PhD, is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, the Director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and a Professor of Education at Stanford University. He has written several books, many book chapters, and numerous articles on child development and adolescence. Richard M. Lerner, PhD, is Bergstrom Chair in Applied Develop-mental Science at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University. He is the author or editor of many publications, including the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition, with William Damon (Wiley). Dr. Lerner is also a past editor of the Journal of Research on Adolescence.