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Overview

Provides students the most support for learning and success

The Developing Child, 13e gives students the tools they need to organize, retain, and apply information from the broad field of child psychology, while offering balanced coverage of theory and application.

Through The Developing Child, 13e Helen Bee and Denise Boyd generate excitement about scientific inquiry by connecting research with applications. All integrated features within the text are designed to engage students and provide them with the support they need to understand, learn, and apply the material. Interactive resources like MyDevelopmentLab and MyVirtualChild offer students additional support and the ultimate hands-on learning experience.

This is the standalone book if you want the Book/MyDevelopmentLab/Access Card order the ISBN below:

0205865291 / 9780205865291 Developing Child and NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card Package

Package consists of:

0205206522 / 9780205206520 NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card

0205256023 / 9780205256020 Developing Child, The

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A revised and updated introductory text that balances theory, research, and real-world applications to lead students to a better understanding of child and adolescent development. This edition features expanded coverage of cultural comparisons throughout, including the addition of a new chapter, Beyond the Family: The Impact of Broader Cultures. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205256020
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 12/26/2011
  • Edition number: 13
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 219,031
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author


Denise Boyd received her Ed.D. in educational psychology from the University of Houston and has been a psychology instructor in the Houston Community College System since 1988. From 1995 until 1998, she chaired the psychology, sociology, and anthropology department at Houston Community College—Central. She has coauthored multiple Pearson texts: with Helen Bee, Lifespan Development (Sixth Edition) and The Growing Child (First Edition); and with Genevieve Stevens, Current Readings in Lifespan Development. A licensed psychologist, she has presented a number of papers at professional meetings, reporting research in child, adolescent, and adult development. She has also presented workshops for teachers whose students range from preschool to college.
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Table of Contents

IN THIS SECTION:

1.) BRIEF

2.) COMPREHENSIVE


BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1: Basic Issues in the Study of Development

Part II: The Beginnings of Life

Chapter 2: Prenatal Development

Chapter 3: Birth and Early Infancy

Part III: The Physical Child

Chapter 4: Physical Development

Chapter 5: Perceptual Development

Part IV: The Thinking Child

Chapter 6: Cognitive Development I: Structure and Process

Chapter 7: Cognitive Development II: Individual Differences in Cognitive Abilities

Chapter 8: The Development of Language

Part V: The Social Child

Chapter 9: Personality Development: Alternative Views

Chapter 10: Concepts of Self, Gender, and Sex Roles

Chapter 11: The Development of Social Relationships

Chapter 12: Thinking about Relationships: Social-Cognitive and Moral Development

Part VI: The Whole Child

Chapter 13: The Ecology of Development: The Child within the Family System

Chapter 14: Beyond the Family: The Impact of the Broader Culture

Chapter 15: Atypical Development

Epilogue: Putting It All Together: The Developing Child


COMPREHENSIVE TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1: Basic Issues in the Study of Development

Issues in the Study of Development

Theories of Development

Finding the Answers: Research Designs and Methods

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Part II: The Beginnings of Life

Chapter 2: Prenatal Development

Conception and Genetics

Development from Conception to Birth

Problems in Prenatal Development

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Chapter 3: Birth and Early Infancy

Birth

Behavior in Early Infancy

Health and Wellness in Early Infancy

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Part III: The Physical Child

Chapter 4: Physical Development

The Brain and Nervous System

Size, Shape, and Skills

The Endocrine and Reproductive Systems

Sexual Behavior in Adolescence

Health and Wellness

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Chapter 5: Perceptual Development

Thinking about Perceptual Development

Sensory Skills

Perceptual Skills

The Object Concept

Perception of Social Signals

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Part IV: The Thinking Child

Chapter 6: Cognitive Development I: Structure and Process

Piaget’s Basic Ideas

Infancy

The Preschool Years

The School-Aged Child

Adolescence

Development of Information-Processing Skills

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Chapter 7: Cognitive Development II: Individual Differences in Cognitive Abilities

Measuring Intellectual Power

Explaining Individual Differences in IQ Scores

Explaining Group Differences in IQ or Achievement Test Scores

Alternative Views of Intelligence

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Chapter 8: The Development of Language

Before the First Word: The Prelinguistic Phase

Learning Words and Word Meanings

Learning the Rules: The Development of Grammar and Pragmatics

Explaining Language Development

Individual and Group Differences in Language Development

Learning to Read and Write

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Part V: The Social Child

Chapter 9: Personality Development: Alternative Views

Defining Personality

Genetic and Biological Explanations of Personality

Learning Explanations of Personality

Psychoanalytic Explanations of Personality

A Possible Synthesis

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Chapter 10: Concepts of Self, Gender, and Sex Roles

The Concept of Self

Self-Esteem

The Development of the Concepts of Gender and Sex Roles

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Chapter 11: The Development of Social Relationships

Relationships with Parents

Variations in the Quality of Attachments

Relationships with Peers

Behavior with Peers

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Chapter 12: Thinking about Relationships: Social-Cognitive and Moral Development

The Development of Social Cognition

Moral Development

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Part VI: The Whole Child

Chapter 13: The Ecology of Development: The Child within the Family System

Understanding the Family System

Dimensions of Family Interaction

Parenting Styles

Family Structure, Divorce, and Parental Employment

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Chapter 14: Beyond the Family: The Impact of the Broader Culture

Nonparental Care

The Impact of Schools

The Impact of Entertainment Media

Macrosystem Effects: The Impact of the Larger Culture

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Chapter 15: Atypical Development

Understanding Atypical Development

Attention Problems and Externalizing Problems

Internalizing Problems

Atypical Intellectual and Social Development

Schooling for Atypical Children

Think Critically

Conduct Your Own Research

Summary

Key Terms

Epilogue: Putting It All Together: The Developing Child

Transitions, Consolidations, and Systems

From Birth to 24 Months

The Preschool Years

The Elementary School Years

Adolescence

A Return to Some Basic Questions

Glossary

References

Photo Credits

Name Index

Subject Index

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