New York University, School of Continuing and Professional Studies Bio: Spence Rathus is a veteran author who, in addition to his intro and development books with Thomson Learning, publishes texts in adjustment and abnormal psychology with other publishers. Spencer A. Rathus is known for his warm, encouraging writing style and applied approach to learning. As the first member of his family to attend college, he struggled through dry and technical books that didn't resonate with him. His goal is to write textbooks that excite and motivate today's students, through humor, personal examples, and a clear pedagogical framework. Since earning his Ph.D., he has published research articles in the areas of human growth and development, psychological disorders, methods of therapy, and psychological assessment. Foremost among his research publications is the Rathus Assertiveness Schedule(RAS), which is widely used in research and clinical practice and frequently referenced in other literature. Rathus taught at Northeastern University and St. John's University before arriving at his current position at New York University, where he teaches a culturally diverse population of students in the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
Childhood: Voyages in Development, 3rd Edition / Edition 3by Spencer A. Rathus
Read, Observe, Apply, and Discover with Rathus's text! Spencer A. Rathus's chronologically organized CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT, Third Edition, will help you understand the link between developmental theories and research and how they apply to everyday life. You'll find reading and studying an enjoyable voyage of discovery as you follow… See more details below
Read, Observe, Apply, and Discover with Rathus's text! Spencer A. Rathus's chronologically organized CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT, Third Edition, will help you understand the link between developmental theories and research and how they apply to everyday life. You'll find reading and studying an enjoyable voyage of discovery as you follow the author's PQ4R (Preview, Question, Read, Reflect, Review, Recite) approach, enlivened with his own personal and humorous stories.
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1. History, Theories, and Methods. 2. Heredity and Conception. 3. Prenatal Development. 4. Birth and the Newborn Baby: In the New World. 5. Infancy: Physical Development. 6. Infancy: Cognitive Development. 7. Infancy: Social and Emotional Development. 8. Early Childhood: Physical Development. 9. Early Childhood: Cognitive Development. 10. Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Development. 11. Middle Childhood: Physical Development. 12. Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development. 13. Middle Childhood: Social and Emotional Development.
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