Child Development / Edition 7

Child Development / Edition 7

by Laura E. Berk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205509940

ISBN-13: 9780205509942

Pub. Date: 05/23/2006

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Berk's Child Development has been the standard for twenty years. Now, this twentieth-anniversary edition builds on its long and successful history with the most cutting-edge research, pedagogy, and supplements package available! Laura Berk has taught thousands of students with diverse majors, future goals, interests, and needs. Her work is continually at the forefront…  See more details below

Overview

Berk's Child Development has been the standard for twenty years. Now, this twentieth-anniversary edition builds on its long and successful history with the most cutting-edge research, pedagogy, and supplements package available! Laura Berk has taught thousands of students with diverse majors, future goals, interests, and needs. Her work is continually at the forefront of changes in the field. The eighth edition includes the most up-to-date scholarship while retaining all of the hallmark features for which Laura Berk's texts are known - unique story-telling, practical applications, meticulous research, and much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205509942
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
05/23/2006
Series:
MyDevelopmentLab Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Theory and Research in Child Development 2

1 History, Theory, and Applied Directions 2

2 Research Strategies 40

Pt. II Foundations of Development 70

3 Biological Foundations, Prenatal Development, and Birth 70

4 Infancy: Early Learning, Motor Skills, and Perceptual Capacities 126

5 Physical Growth 172

Pt. III Cognitive and Language Development 222

6 Cognitive Development: Piagetian, Core Knowledge, and Vygotskian Perspectives 222

7 Cognitive Development: An Information-Processing Perspective 274

8 Intelligence 316

9 Language Development 356

Pt. IV Personality and Social Development 398

10 Emotional Development 398

11 Self and Social Understanding 442

12 Moral Development 480

13 Development of Sex Differences and Gender Roles 524

Pt. V Contexts for Development 562

14 The Family 562

15 Peers, Media, and Schooling 602

Glossary

References

Name Index

Subject Index

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