Developing Person: Through Childhood and Adolescence / Edition 6

Developing Person: Through Childhood and Adolescence / Edition 6

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by Kathleen Stassen Berger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0716752573

ISBN-13: 9780716752578

Pub. Date: 10/28/2003

Publisher: Worth Publishers, Incorporated

The new edition of the acclaimed classroom favorite for chronologically organized child development courses.

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The new edition of the acclaimed classroom favorite for chronologically organized child development courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716752578
Publisher:
Worth Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
559
Product dimensions:
9.52(w) x 11.04(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Introduction

Defining Development

Zooming In and Zooming Out

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Depression and the Brain

A CASE TO STUDY: Plasticity and My Nephew David

Applying the Scientific Method

Cautions from Science

Chapter 2. Theories of Development

Grand Theories

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: What’s a Mother For?

Emergent Theories

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: My Beautiful, Hairless Babies

Useful Application of Theories

Chapter 3. Heredity and Environment

The Genetic Code

Sex, Multiple Births, and Fertility

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: IVF and Multiple Births

From One Cell to Many

Genotype and Phenotype

Chromosomal and Genetic Abnormalities

Genetic Counseling and Testing

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Genetic Testing for Psychological Disorders

Chapter 4. Prenatal Development and Birth

From Zygote to Newborn

Risk Reduction

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Jail Those Drunken Women?

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: "What Do People Live to Do?"

Birth

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: "You’d Throw Him in a Dumpster"

Chapter 5. The First Two Years: Biosocial Development

Body Changes

Brain Development

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Plasticity and Deprivation

Sensation and Movement

Public Health Measures

Chapter 6. The First Two Years: Cognitive Development

Sensorimotor Intelligence

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Object Permanence Revisited

Information Processing Language: What Develops in the First Two Years?

Chapter 7. The First Two Years: Psychosocial Development

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE:Parents on Autopilot

Emotional Development

Theories About Infant Psychosocial Development

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: "Let’s Go to Grandma’s"

The Development of Social Bonds

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: The Still-Face Technique

Conclusions in Theory and Practice

Chapter 8. Early Childhood: Biosocial Development

Body Changes

Brain Development

Injuries and Abuse

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: "My Baby Swallowed Poison"

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: A Series of Suspicious Events

Chapter 9. Early Childhood: Cognitive Development

Piaget and Vygotsky

Children’s Theories

Language

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: Mommy the Brat

Early-Childhood Education

Chapter 10. Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development

Emotional Development

Parents

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Planning Punishment

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: Berger and Freud

Chapter 11. The School Years: Biosocial Development

A Healthy Time

Brain Development

Children with Special Needs

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE:: Billy: Dynamo or Dynamite?

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Overdosing and Underdosing

Chapter 12. The School Years: Cognitive Development

Building on Theory

Language

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: SES and Language Learning

Teaching and Learning

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: International Achievement Tests

13. The School Years: Psychosocial Development
The Peer Group

Families and Children

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: I Always Dressed One in Blue Stuff

The Nature of the Child

14. Adolescence: Biosocial Development

Puberty Begins

The Transformations of Puberty

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: What Were You Thinking?

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Calculus at 8 a.m.?

Possible Problems

15. Adolescence: Cognitive Development

Adolescent Thinking

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: Bethany and Jim

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: Teenage Religion

Teaching and Learning

16. Adolescence: Psychosocial Development

Identity

Relationships

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: The Berger Daughters Seek Peer Approval

Sexuality

Sadness and Anger

A PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE: He Kept His Worries to Himself

A VIEW FROM SCIENCE: A Feminist Looks at the Data

NEW: Epilogue: Emerging Adulthood

Appendix A Supplemental Charts, Graphs, and Tables

Appendix B More About Research Methods

Appendix C Suggestions for Research Assignments

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