Welcome to the SAGE companion site for Exploring Lifespan Development, Fourth Edition!

With its seamless integration of up-to-date research, strong multicultural and cross-cultural focus, and clear, engaging narrative, Development Through the Lifespan, by best-selling author Laura E. Berk, has established itself as the market’s leading text. Known for staying current, the fully updated Seventh Edition offers the latest, most relevant research and applications in the field of human development. New and compelling topics, rich examples, coupled with Berk’s signature storytelling style, makes this edition the most accessible and engaging text available to students today.

This site features an array of free resources you can access anytime, anywhere.


We gratefully acknowledge Laura E. Berk for writing an excellent text and creating the materials on this site. 


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