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Lifespan

Lifespan
  • Author : David A. Sinclair,Matthew D. LaPlante
  • Publisher : Atria Books
  • Release : 2019-09-10
  • ISBN : 1501191977
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A paradigm-shifting book from an acclaimed Harvard Medical School scientist and one of Time’s most influential people. It’s a seemingly undeniable truth that aging is inevitable. But what if everything we’ve been taught to believe about aging is wrong? What if we could choose our lifespan? In this groundbreaking book, Dr. David Sinclair, leading world authority on genetics and longevity, reveals a bold new theory for why we age. As he writes: “Aging is a disease, and that disease is treatable.” This eye-opening and provocative work takes us to the frontlines of research that is pushing the boundaries on our perceived scientific limitations, revealing incredible breakthroughs—many from Dr. David Sinclair’s own lab at Harvard—that demonstrate how we can slow down, or even reverse, aging. The key is activating newly discovered vitality genes, the descendants of an ancient genetic survival circuit that is both the cause of aging and the key to reversing it. Recent experiments in genetic reprogramming suggest that in the near future we may not just be able to feel younger, but actually become younger. Through a page-turning narrative, Dr. Sinclair invites you into the process of scientific discovery and reveals the emerging technologies and simple lifestyle changes—such as intermittent fasting, cold exposure, exercising with the right intensity, and eating less meat—that have been shown to help us live younger and healthier for longer. At once a roadmap for taking charge of our own health destiny and a bold new vision for the future of humankind, Lifespan will forever change the way we think about why we age and what we can do about it.

Parenting Across the Life Span

Parenting Across the Life Span
  • Author : Jane Beckman Lancaster,Jeanne Altmann,Lonnie R. Sherrod,Alice Rossi
  • Publisher : AldineTransaction
  • Release : 2010-01-01
  • ISBN : 1412844525
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Originally published: New York: A. de Gruyter, c1987.

The Life Span

The Life Span
  • Author : Patricia C. Broderick,Pamela Blewitt
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release : 2019-01-04
  • ISBN : 9780135227763
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, 5th Edition, provides an in-depth look at the science of human development, highlighting theories and research that have useful applications for individuals working in fields such as education, counseling, and social work. The main purpose of this book is to provide the reader with information that can be translated into professional best practice applications. Throughout, the text reflects the contemporary view that life span development is a process deeply embedded within and inseparable from the context of family, social network, and culture. Because the book is designed for graduate students, most topics, especially those that have special relevance to helping professionals, are covered in greater depth than in a typical life span text. The expanded coverage of research in these areas will enhance readers' understanding of the scientific basis for application to practice. Also available with MyLab Education By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student. MyLab Education gives helping professionals opportunities to apply theory to practice -- better preparing them for success in their future classrooms. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Education, search for: 0135205921 / 9780135205921 The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals Plus MyLab Education with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 5e Package consists of: 0135208688 / 9780135208687 MyLab Education with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, 5/e 0135227763 / 9780135227763 The Life Span: Human Development for Helping Professionals, 5e

Moral Motivation Through the Life Span

Moral Motivation Through the Life Span
  • Author : Gustavo Carlo,Carolyn P. Edwards
  • Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
  • Release : 2005
  • ISBN : 0803215495
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Moral Motivation through the Life Span is the fifty-first volume in the Nebraska Symposium on Motivation series, the longest continuously running symposium in the field of psychology. This work focuses on moral development theory and research, an area of academic study that began early in the twentieth century but has never before been addressed by the Symposium. What is morality, such theorists ask, and what exactly makes a "moral person"? ø The contributors to this volume are of diverse theoretical orientations and take different stances on a number of major themes: What motivates moral behavior? Are there certain universal moral values, or are such values always subjective? Does an individual's will or an individual's environment play a greater role in determining moral conduct? What influence can we attribute to spirituality? Finally, the contributors explore the practical applications of their research on moral motivation: What implications do such theories have for child-rearing or our educational system? How do we raise the next generation to be empathetic toward their fellow human beings?

The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 1

The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 1
  • Author : Richard M. Lerner,Willis F. Overton
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 2010-12-14
  • ISBN : 0470634359
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

In the past fifty years, scholars of human development have been moving from studying change in humans within sharply defined periods, to seeing many more of these phenomenon as more profitably studied over time and in relation to other processes. The Handbook of Life-Span Development, Volume 1: Cognition, Biology, and Methods presents the study of human development conducted by the best scholars in the 21st century. Social workers, counselors and public health workers will receive coverage of of the biological and cognitive aspects of human change across the lifespan.

Temperament and Personality Development Across the Life Span

Temperament and Personality Development Across the Life Span
  • Author : Victoria J. Molfese,Dennis L. Molfese,Robert R. McCrae
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 2000-06
  • ISBN : 1135666989
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

This is the third book in a series of Across the Life Span volumes that has come from the Biennial Life Span Development Conferences. The authors--well known in their fields--present theoretical and research issues important for the understanding of temperament in infancy and childhood, as well as personality in adolescence and adulthood. Current findings placed within theoretical and historical contexts make each chapter distinctive. The chapter authors focus on their work and its implications for temperament and personality issues across the life span. In addition, they include summaries of research by other investigators and theorists, placing their work and that of others in a lifespan perspective.

Growing Together

Growing Together
  • Author : Frieder R. Lang,Karen L. Fingerman
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 2004
  • ISBN : 9780521813105
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

This edited volume integrates research on people's relationships from childhood to later adulthood.

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span - E-Book

Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span - E-Book
  • Author : Carole Lium Edelman,Carol Lynn Mandle,Elizabeth C. Kudzma
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2013-09-11
  • ISBN : 0323277896
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

With the advent of health care reform and an emphasis on reducing health care costs, health promotion and disease prevention is a priority in nursing care. Be prepared with Health Promotion Throughout the Life Span, 8th Edition, your comprehensive guide to major health promotion concepts. Featuring practical guidance – including boxes on diversity awareness, evidence-based practice, innovative practice, hot topics, and quality and safety as well as case studies and care plans – our experienced authors give you all the tools you need to stay current on the latest research and trends in health promotion. Extensive coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan emphasizes the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development. Separate chapters on each population – group, individual, family, and community – stress the unique issues faced when providing care to each group. Evidence-Based Practice boxes emphasize current research efforts and opportunities in health promotion. Hot Topics and Innovative Practice boxes engage students’ interest by introducing significant issues, trends, and creative programs and projects in health promotion practice. Diversity Awareness boxes address various cultural perspectives and provide important information that needs to be considered in planning care. Case studies and care plans present realistic situations that challenge students to reflect upon important health promotion concepts. Think About It boxes dig deeper into the chapter topic and encourage critical thinking. Numerous pedagogical features such as objectives, key terms, and textual summaries highlight the most important concepts and terms in each chapter. NEW! Healthy People 2020 boxes include related goals and objectives for each chapter to address emerging health issues and health priorities over the next decade. NEW! Quality and Safety scenarios include examples and suggestions to encourage quality and safety in nursing. NEW! Redesigned Nutrition chapter highlights the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the MyPlate food guide. NEW! Standard headings in the growth and development chapters reinforce the concepts of Gordon's Functional Health Patterns.