By John W. Santrock
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S. S. S. S. S. S. S. S. S. S. S. indd Page xxxii • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • 9/20/10 2:47 PM user-f469 New discussion of Internet matchmaking, including a comparison with online matchmaking and in person initiation of relationships (Holmes, Little, & Welsh, 2009; Masters, 2008) Expanded description of adult friendships including the percentage of men and women who have a best friend and opportunities for making new friendships in adulthood (Blieszner, 2009). S. S. S. men and women (Laumann & others, 2009) New coverage of Timothy Salthouse’s (2009) view that decline in many cognitive skills occurs in early adulthood and continue to decline in the 50s New information about decline in neurobiological functioning that might be linked to a decrease in age-related cognitive functioning (Del Tredici & Braak, 2008) Inclusion of Schaie’s (2009) rebuttal to Salthouse’s (2009) claim of decline in cognitive functioning in early and middle adulthood Description of the increasing evidence that religion has a positive link to health (McCullough & Willoughby, 2009) Coverage of a recent study indicating that certain aspect of religion are related to lower levels of worry, anxiety, and depressive symptoms (Rosmarin, Krumrei, & Andersson, 2009) Discussion of a recent study that compared different religious coping styles and adjustment (Ross & others, 2009) New material on the factors that shape an individual’s exploration of meaning in life and whether developing a sense of meaning in life is linked to positive developmental outcomes (Krause, 2008, 2009) /Volumes/209/MHSF195/san32096_disk1of1/san32096_pagefiles • • • • Chapter 17: Physical Development in Late Adulthood • • • • • Chapter 16: Socioemotional Development in Middle Adulthood • • • • • • • • New discussion of a longitudinal study on developmental changes in generativity from the college years through 43 years of age (Whitbourne, Sneed, & Sayer, 2009) New coverage of a recent study on changes in marital satisfaction in middle age and aspects of the empty nest syndrome (Gorchoff, John, & Helson, 2008) Coverage of a recent study that compared the relationships of married and partnered middle-aged adults with their late adulthood counterparts (Windsor & Butterworth, 2010) Description of a study on the quality of sibling relationships in childhood and their link with depression at age 50 (Waldinger, Vaillant, & Orav, 2007) New discussion of how trends in longevity and childbearing delay are inﬂuencing grandparenting availability (Szinovacz, 2009) Expanded and updated coverage of grandparents as fulltime caregivers for grandchildren (Silverstein, 2009) Description of a recent study of grandparenting and adolescent adjustment in single-parent, stepparent, and two-parent biological families (Attar-Schwartz & others, 2009) Expanded discussion of the important role that middle age parents play in intergenerational relationships and inclusion of a recent study on relationships between aging parents and their children (Fingerman & others, 2008) Description of a recent study of how often middle-aged parents provide support to their children who are 18 years and older (Fingerman & others, 2009) Expanded and updated description of the closeness of women’s relationships across generations (Merrill, 2009) Coverage of a recent intergenerational study of divorce and secure attachment (Crowell, Treboux, & Brockmeyer, 2009) Discussion of recent study on the intergenerational transmission of smoking (Chassin & others, 2008) • • • • • • • • • • New coverage of cross-cultural comparisons of centenarians (Hall, 2008).
Bornstein, National Institute of Child Health & Development; Karyn Mitchell Boutlin, Massasoit Community College; Donald Bowers, Community College of Philadelphia; Saundra Y. indd Page xl 9/20/10 2:47 PM user-f469 /Volumes/209/MHSF195/san32096_disk1of1/san32096_pagefiles Harrisburg Area Community College; Joesph Campos, University of California at Berkeley; Joan B. Cannon, University of Lowell; Jeri Carter, Glendale Community College; Vincent Castranovo, Community College of Philadelphia; Ginny Chappeleau, Muskingum Area Technical College; Dominique Charlotteaux, Broward Community College; Rosalind Charlesworth, Weber State University; Yiwei Chen, Bowling Green State University; Bill Cheney, Crichton College; M.
Claire Community College; Lynne Andreozzi Fontaine, Community College of Rhode Island; Tom Frangicetto, Northampton Community College; Kathleen Corrigan Fuhs, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College; J. Steven Fulks, Utah State University; Cathy Furlong, Tulsa Junior College; Duwayne Furman, Western Illinois University; John Gat, Humboldt State University; Marvin Gelman, Montgomery County College; Rebecca J. Glare, Weber State College; Jean Berko Gleason, Boston University; David Goldstein, Temple University; Arthur Gonchar, University of LaVerne; Judy Goodell, National University; Mary Ann Goodwyn, Northeast Louisiana University; Gilbert Gottlieb, University of North Carolina; Caroline Gould, Eastern Michigan University; Julia Graber, Columbia University; Sandra Graham, University of California–Los Angeles; Peter C.