Child Psychology / Edition 5

Child Psychology / Edition 5

by E. Mavis Hetherington, Ross D. Parke
     
 

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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

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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

1. Themes and Theories of Child Development
2. Research Methods in Child Psychology
3. Heredity and Environment
4. Prenatal Development and Birth
5. Infancy: Sensation, Perception and Learning
6. The Child's Growth: Brain, Body, Motor Skills, and Sexual Maturation
7. Emotional Development
8. Language and Communication
9. Cognitive Development: Piaget and Vygotsky
10. Cognitive Development: The Information Processing Approach
11. Intelligence
12. The Family
13. Peers and Friends
14. Schools, Technology and Television
15. Gender Roles and Gender Differences
16. Morality, Altruism, and Aggression
Epilogue
Glossary
References
Name Index
Subject Index
Separate Module: Developmental Psychology

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