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Noted as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in the field, Developmental Science, 6th Edition introduces readers to all of areas in developmental psychology: neuroscience, genetics, perception, cognition, language, emotion, self, and social interaction.
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Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook, Sixth Edition

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Overview

Noted as one of the most comprehensive textbooks in the field, Developmental Science, 6th Edition introduces readers to all of areas in developmental psychology: neuroscience, genetics, perception, cognition, language, emotion, self, and social interaction.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203846766
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/30/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 760
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Marc H. Bornstein is Editor of Parenting: Science and Practice and Senior Investigator and Head of Child and Family Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University. Bornstein was a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and has received awards from the National Institutes of Health, American Psychological Association, the American Mensa Education and Research Foundation, and the Society for Research in Child Development, to name a few. Dr. Bornstein is coauthor of Development in Infancy, Development: Infancy through Adolescence, and Lifespan Development and general editor of The Crosscurrents in Contemporary Psychology Series and the Monographs in Parenting Series. He has also edited the Handbook of Parenting and the Handbook of Cultural Developmental Science as well as numerous other volumes.

Michael E. Lamb is Professor and Head of the Department of Social and Developmental Psychology at the University of Cambridge. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University. Dr. Lamb received the Association for Psychological Science’s James McKeen Cattell Award for Lifetime Contributions to Applied Psychological Research. He is the co-author of Development in Infancy, Socialization and Personality Development, Infant-Mother Attachment, Child Psychology Today, Investigative Interviews of Children, and Tell Me What Happened: Structured Investigative Interviews of Child Victims and Witnesses. In addition, he has edited many books including The Role of the Father in Child Development and he founded and co-edited Advances in Developmental Psychology.

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Table of Contents

Part 1. Foundations of Developmental Science. R.M. Lerner, S. Lewin-Bizan, A.E. Alberts Warren, Concepts and Theories of Human Development. M. Cole, M. Packer, Culture in Development. D.P. Hartmann, K.E. Pelzel, C.B. Abbott, Design, Measurement, and Analysis in Developmental Research. Part 2. Neuroscience, Perceptual, Cognitive, and Language Development. M.H. Johnson, Developmental Neuroscience, Psychophysiology, and Genetics. K.E. Adolph, S.E. Berger, Physical and Motor Development. M.H. Bornstein, M.E. Arterberry, C. Mash, Perceptual Development. D.P. Birney, R. J. Sternberg, The Development of Cognitive Abilities. B. MacWhinney, Language Development. Part 3. Personality and The Social Contexts of Development. R.A. Thompson, A.C. Winer, R. Goodvin, The Individual Child: Temperament, Emotion, Self, and Personality. M.E. Lamb, C. Lewis, The Role of Parent-Child Relationships in Child Development. K.H. Rubin, R. Coplan, X. Chen, J. Bowker, K.L. McDonald, Peer Relationships in Childhood. J.S. Eccles, R.W. Roeser, School and Community Influences on Human Development. L.C. Malloy, M.E. Lamb, C. Katz, Children and the Law: Examples of Applied Developmental Psychology in Action.

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