Gain a strong understanding of the issues, forces and outcomes that shape individuals into the people they become as you study the captivating content in Kail/Cavanaugh's HUMAN DEVELOPMENT: A LIFE-SPAN VIEW, 9E. This comprehensive, yet succinct, narrative offers a rich description of all life-span stages, tracing development from conception through late life. The authors use real-life examples to help you understand the relevance of the latest research as well as controversial topics and emergent trends. Updates explore the pandemic from a developmental perspective and examine issues such as the differences in emerging and established adulthood, the development of transgender children and advancements in holistic interventions for dementia. You gain the foundation in important theories and research to critically interpret developmental information throughout your career. MindTap digital resources are also available to strengthen your understanding.