Introduction to Infant Development / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$18.16
(Save 75%)
Est. Return Date: 09/28/2014
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$68.66
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$51.97
(Save 28%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 97%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (32) from $1.99   
  • New (6) from $56.21   
  • Used (26) from $1.99   

Overview


In Introduction to Infant Development, editors Alan Slater and Michael Lewis bring together work from a group of internationally known and respected authors to provide an exceptionally up-to-date and authoritative introduction to the field. The text has been carefully edited to ensure that all the chapters read well together "as a whole," resulting in a consistent level of treatment perfect for undergraduates. Providing comprehensive coverage of all the core topics in the field, it blends fundamental concepts with the latest groundbreaking research, discussing current theoretical issues in a lively and engaging way. The book is also enhanced by many helpful illustrations.

Introduction to Infant Development features coverage of:

• Prenatal, motor, and sensory development

• Cognitive development

• Social and emotional development

• Face perception

• The role of play

• Language development and learning to communicate

• The role of intervention in infant development

• Social policy implications and practical applications

Offering stimulating insight into a fascinating area of developmental psychology, Introduction to Infant Development is accessible to a wide range of students, including those with little background in psychology. It is an ideal sourcebook for anyone interested in the science of infancy.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199283057
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 1/12/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 405
  • Sales rank: 1,263,846
  • Product dimensions: 9.70 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

University of Exeter

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1. A Brief History of Infancy Research, Michael Lewis & Alan Slater
2. Basic Methods in Infant Research, Margaret Bendersky & Margaret W. Sullivan
3. Prenatal Development, Peter G. Hepper
4. Motor Development: How Infants Get Into the Act, Karen Adolph & Amy Joh
5. The Development of the Senses, Alan Slater, Tiffany Field, & Maria Hernandez-Reif
6. The Development of Intelligence in Infancy, Scott P. Johnson & Alan Slater
7. Categorization, Paul C. Quinn
8. Perception and Knowledge of the World, Gavin Bremner
9. Memory Development, Jane S. Herbert & Livier Pascalis
10. Language Development: From Speech Perception to First Words, George J. Hollich & Derek M. Houston
11. How Infants Perceive and Process Faces, Jennifer L. Ramsey-Rennels & Judith H. Langlois
12. Early Emotional Development, Michael Lewis
13. Social Development, Michael Lewis
14. Infants at Play: Development, Functions, and Partners, Marc H. Bornstein & Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda
15. Learning to Communicate, Viram K. Jaswal & Anne Fernald
16. Early Intervention Research, Services, and Policies, Robin Gaines Lanzi, Craig T. Ramey, & Sharon Landesman Ramey
17. Culture and Infancy, Jayanthi Mistry, Ila Deshmukh & M. Ann Easterbrooks
18. Health, Nutrition, and Atypical Development, John Worobey

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)