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HDEV 5th Edition
Spencer A. Rathus
ISBN-13: 9781337116886 | ISBN-10: 1337116882
© 2018 | Published |  464  Pages
Previous Editions: 9781305257580

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Through ongoing research into students’ workflows and preferences, HDEV from 4LTR Press combines an easy-reference, paperback textbook with Chapter Review Cards, and an innovative online experience – all at an affordable price. New for this edition, students explore HDEV anywhere, anytime, and on most devices with HDEV Online! With the intuitive StudyBits™ functionality, students study more effectively and can visually monitor their own progress. Coupled with straightforward course management, assessment, and analytics for instructors, HDEV with HDEV Online engages students of all generations and learning styles, and integrates seamlessly into your human development course. HDEV features updated material on sexual orientation, gender identity, and emerging adulthood.



  • 1. History, Theories, and Methods.
    2. Heredity and Prenatal Development.
    3. Birth and the Newborn Baby: In the New World.
    4. Infancy: Physical Development.
    5. Infancy: Cognitive Development.
    6. Infancy: Social and Emotional Development.
    7. Early Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development.
    8. Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Development.
    9. Middle Childhood: Physical and Cognitive Development.
    10. Middle Childhood: Social and Emotional Development.
    11. Adolescence: Physical and Cognitive Development.
    12. Adolescence: Social and Emotional Development.
    13. Early Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development.
    14. Early Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development.
    15. Middle Adulthood: Physical and Cognitive Development.
    16. Middle Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development.
    17. Late Adulthood: Physical and Emotional Development.
    18. Late Adulthood: Social and Emotional Development.
    19. Life's Final Chapter.

    • Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, tear-out review cards, an interactive digital solution, which offers study tools and the full text narrative, all delivered and influenced by a deep understanding of student’s workflow and learning styles. Available as print with online, print only, or online only, students have their choice of format all at the same affordable price.
    • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format that increases the number of students who read the chapter without minimizing coverage for your course.
    • Tear-Out Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class and test preparation.
    • Chapter opening vignettes capture the student’s interest in the chapter topic. Truth and Fiction boxes help them access what they know prior to reading and help them learn the material more deeply. Assessments at the end of chapter and in HDEV Online reinforce their learning.
    • NEW 4LTR PRESS ONLINE: Created through a deep investigation of students' challenges and workflows, HDEV Online lets students study how and when they want−including on their devices!
    • With the unique StudyBits™ functionality, students easily collect notes and create StudyBits™ from interactive content to collect what’s important. And intuitive tagging and filtering options helps students maximize their study efforts as they make flashcards, take practice quizzes, view related content, and track their progress all in one place!
    • Coupled with straightforward course management, assessment, and analytics for instructors, HDEV with HDEV Online engages students of all generations and learning styles, and integrates seamlessly into your course, setting the stage for thinking critically about human development.
  • "I like the online quizzes. They are very helpful. So are the chapter review cards. I use them before each exam."

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant

  • HDEV 5 Online, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Rathus' HDEV 5
    ISBN-10: 1337117382 | ISBN-13:9781337117388
    List Price = 85.00
    HDEV 5 Online
    Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access for Rathus' HDEV 5
    ISBN-10: 1337117404 | ISBN-13:9781337117401
    List Price = 58.00
    Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want. Every question has undergone a series of accuracy checks and anti-piracy reviews, as well as a multi-point inspection to remove weak question options (e.g. all answers are correct), sharpen ambiguous questions, and ensure balanced coverage of major course concepts, difficulty levels, and Bloom’s Taxonomy. The test bank questions form the basis for the assessments in the HDEV Online product, and are different from the Practice Quizzes available for students.
    Instructor Companion Website for Rathus' HDEV 5
    ISBN-10: 1337117412 | ISBN-13:9781337117418
    List Price = 85.00
    Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint presentations, images, instructor’s manual, and more.
    LMS Integrated HDEV 5 Online, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Rathus' HDEV 5
    ISBN-10: 1337117536 | ISBN-13:9781337117531
    List Price = 85.00
    Cengage Learning has partnered with leading LMS providers to deliver seamless access to our premier learning solutions from the environment that is most comfortable and familiar to you and your students. This allows students get up and running quickly and for you to enhance and customize your course with learning activities that will elevate thinking and improve course outcomes.


  • Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including PSYCH, HDEV, AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT NEEDS TO KNOW, HUMAN SEXUALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, and CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT.