A one-term, chronologically organized child development text, fourteen chapters in length, which features the "development in context" approach. Author Larry Steinberg is nationally known for his research in adolescence. The course may be found in departments of psychology, human development, or education. This is a mainstream text, accompanied by a full supplements package.
CHAPTER 1: The Study of Human DevelopmentCHAPTER 2: Conception, Heredity, and Prenatal Development CHAPTER 3: Birth and the Newborn CHAPTER 4: Physical Development in Infancy CHAPTER 5: Cognitive and Language Development in Infancy CHAPTER 6: Social and Emotional Development in Infancy CHAPTER 7: The Social Context of Infancy CHAPTER 8: Physical, Cognitive and Language Development in Early Childhood CHAPTER 9: Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood CHAPTER 10: The Social Context of Early Childhood CHAPTER 11: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood CHAPTER 12: Social and Emotional Development in Middle Childhood CHAPTER 13: The Social Context of Middle Childhood CHAPTER 14: The Transition Into Adolescence