Developmental Psychology in Action

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Developmental Psychology in Action looks at how psychologists contribute to the development and well-being of children in practical ways. The role of psychologists and psychological theory is considered with respect to specific topics which focus on child development in the context of social, educational and clinical issues. The chapters are authored by active researchers and practitioners in each field. Each chapter provides an introduction to the topic under discussion and ...

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Overview

Developmental Psychology in Action looks at how psychologists contribute to the development and well-being of children in practical ways. The role of psychologists and psychological theory is considered with respect to specific topics which focus on child development in the context of social, educational and clinical issues. The chapters are authored by active researchers and practitioners in each field. Each chapter provides an introduction to the topic under discussion and aims to stimulate reflection and evaluation.

This is the final book in a series of four which form part of the Open University course Child Development. The series provides a detailed and thorough undergraduate-level introduction to the central concepts, theories, current issues and research evidence in developmental psychology.

Developmental Psychology in Action is a course text for the Open University course ED209 Child Development.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405116954
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/28/2006
  • Series: Child Development Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.75 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

Clare Wood is Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at The Open University

Karen Littleton is Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at The Open University

Kieron Sheehy is Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at The Open University

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Table of Contents

Learning Outcomes.

1. Introduction.

2. Specific learning difficulties.

3. The biological bases of SpLDs.

4. Assessment.

5. Consequences.

6. Intervention.

7. Conclusion.

References

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