Child Psychology Updated and PowerWeb / Edition 5

Child Psychology Updated and PowerWeb / Edition 5

by E. Mavis Hetherington, Ross D. Parke, Ross Parke, Ross D. Parke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072840439

ISBN-13: 9780072840438

Pub. Date: 07/29/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This updated version of a classic text incorporates the most significant research findings since the original publication of the Fifth edition. A textbook by respected authors E. Mavis Hetherington, Ross D. Parke and Virginia Otis-Locke, Child Psychology, 5e Update utilizes a topical organization to reflect research-based findings about the central processes

Overview

This updated version of a classic text incorporates the most significant research findings since the original publication of the Fifth edition. A textbook by respected authors E. Mavis Hetherington, Ross D. Parke and Virginia Otis-Locke, Child Psychology, 5e Update utilizes a topical organization to reflect research-based findings about the central processes that account for developmental shifts within different topical domains of development. A variety of theoretical viewpoints are examined 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072840438
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/29/2002
Edition description:
Updated Fifth Edition with Powerweb
Pages:
705
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1 Themes and Theories of Child Development2 Research Methods in Child Psychology 3 Heredity and the 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 17 Developmental Psychopathology

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