Child Psychology / Edition 5

Child Psychology / Edition 5

by E. Mavis Hetherington, Ross D. Parke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070284695

ISBN-13: 9780070284692

Pub. Date: 07/20/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

A topically organized, scientific, research-based introduction to child development, Child Psychology presents a variety of theoretical viewpoints to provide students with a well balanced view of a child's developmental process. The most current studies and research available provide students with an understanding of the principal topics of child psychology as well…  See more details below

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A topically organized, scientific, research-based introduction to child development, Child Psychology presents a variety of theoretical viewpoints to provide students with a well balanced view of a child's developmental process. The most current studies and research available provide students with an understanding of the principal topics of child psychology as well as an up-to-date review of recent trends in socially relevant problem areas. In Child Psychology, authors Ross D. Parke and Virginia Otis Locke have incorporated extensive updates, new coverage in many hot areas and new pedagogy throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070284692
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/20/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction: Themes and Theories1
Ch. 2The Methods of Child Psychology29
Ch. 3The Biological Bases of Behavior57
Ch. 4Prenatal Development and Birth100
Ch. 5Infancy: The Emergence of Sensation, Perception, and Learning135
Ch. 6Brain Development, Motor Skills, and Physical Maturation171
Ch. 7Emotional Development207
Ch. 8Language and Communication251
Ch. 9Theories of Cognitive Development292
Ch. 10Processes of Cognitive Development340
Ch. 11Cognitive Development: Individual Differences in Intelligence and Achievement371
Ch. 12The Family417
Ch. 13Peers and Friends460
Ch. 14Schools, Technology, and Television496
Ch. 15The Development of Gender Roles and Gender Differences531
Ch. 16Morality, Altruism, and Aggression569
Ch. 17Developmental Psychopathology608
Ch. 18Epilogue650
AcknowledgmentsA-1
ReferencesR-1
GlossaryG-1
Name IndexI-1
Subject IndexI-19

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