How Children Develop (Loose Leaf) / Edition 3

How Children Develop (Loose Leaf) / Edition 3

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by Robert S. Siegler, Judy S. DeLoache, Nancy Eisenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 1429263520

ISBN-13: 9781429263528

Pub. Date: 03/15/2010

Publisher: Worth Publishers

In its first edition, this highly anticipated textbook for the topically-organized child development course provided a fresh, non-encyclopedic approach, offering the latest, straight-from-the-research understanding of child development without overwhelming the student with inessential detail.

The new edition brings those hallmark features forward, again providing

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In its first edition, this highly anticipated textbook for the topically-organized child development course provided a fresh, non-encyclopedic approach, offering the latest, straight-from-the-research understanding of child development without overwhelming the student with inessential detail.

The new edition brings those hallmark features forward, again providing a thoroughly contemporary, streamlined introduction to the study of child development that emphasizes fundamental principles, enduring themes, and important recent studies. Student-friendly pedagogy, a new chapter on gender, and an enhanced media and supplements package further enrich this accessible, engaging, and informative text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781429263528
Publisher:
Worth Publishers
Publication date:
03/15/2010
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction To Child Development: History, Themes, and Research Methods
2. Prenatal Development, Birth, and The Newborn Period
3. Biology and Behavior: Genetics, Brain Development, and Physical Development
4. Theories of Cognitive Development: Piagetian, Core-Knowledge, Information Processing, and Sociocultural
5. Seeing, Thinking, and Doing Infancy
6. Development of Language and Symbol Use
7. Conceptual Development
8. Intelligence and Academic Achievement
9. Theories of Social Development: Psychoanalytic, Learning, Social Cognition, and Ecological
10. Emotional Development
11. Attachment to Others and Development of Self
12. The Family
13. Peer Relationships
14. Moral Development
15. Gender Development
16. Conclusions: Integrating Current Understanding Around the Seven Major Themes

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