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Overview

Cengage Learning is pleased to welcome the author team of Carol Lynn Martin and Richard Fabes, and to offer their Discovering Child Development in a new edition aligned with our robust technology program. With targeted pedagogy, an unsurpassed illustration program that appeals to visual learners, and an emphasis on linking critical thinking about the issues to the real world, this text is ideally structured for chronological child development courses. The authors demonstrate the ways in which people, contexts, and experiences affect development, and why this stage of life is so unique.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547003610
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/25/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 688
  • Sales rank: 292,364
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Carol Lynn Martin, Ph.D., has been a professor of child development at Arizona State University for more than 15 years. She is a member of the Society for Research in Child Development and the National Council on Family Relations and a fellow of the American Psychological Association. Martin has been associate editor for Developmental Psychology and was a member of the editorial board of Child Development. She has published over 50 articles and book chapters, including a co-authored chapter in the new edition of the Handbook of Child Psychology. Most of these publications are in the areas of gender-role development and the cognitive processes underlying it. She is married to Richard Fabes, and away from work she enjoys yoga, tennis, traveling, and reading.

Richard A. Fabes, Ph.D., is the Dee and John Whiteman Distinguished Professor of child development at Arizona State University, where he has taught for more than 20 years. He is the Director of the School of Social and Family Dynamics and is a member of the Society for Research in Child Development, National Council on Family Relations, and American Psychological Association. Fabes has been an associate editor of Merrill-Palmer Quarterly and has been a member of the editorial boards of several widely known scientific journals, including Developmental Psychology and Psychological Bulletin. He has published over 100 articles, book chapters, and edited books, including a co-authored chapter in the new edition of the Handbook of Child Psychology. Most of these publications are in the areas of socio-emotional development of young children. He is married to Carol Martin, and away from work he enjoys golf, traveling, and music.

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Table of Contents

Part I: INTRODUCTION TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT. 1. Introduction to Child Development. 2. Understanding and Studying Child Development. Part II: PRENATAL AND NEONATAL DEVELOPMENT. 3. Biological Foundations of Development. 4. Prenatal Development and Birth. Part III: INFANT AND TODDLER DEVELOPMENT. 5. Physical Development and Health in Infancy and Toddlerhood. 6. Cognitive and Language Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood. 7. Social and Emotional Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood. Part IV: EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT. 8. Physical Development and Health in Early Childhood. 9. Cognitive and Language Development in Early Childhood. 10. Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood. Part V: LATE CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT. 11. Physical Development and Health in Late Childhood. 12. Cognitive and Language Development in Late Childhood. 13. Social and Emotional Development in Late Childhood. Part VI: ADOLESCENCE. 14. Physical Development and Health in Adolescence. 15. Cognitive Development in Adolescence. 16. Social and Emotional Development in Adolescence.

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