Psychological Development and Early Childhood

Overview

Psychological Development and Early Childhood is a broad and accessible introduction to theory and research, presenting integrated research-based accounts of development in key areas of early childhood.

  • One of a series of four books which form part of the Open University course Child Development.
  • A focus on modern developmental theories is complemented by detailed ...
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Overview

Psychological Development and Early Childhood is a broad and accessible introduction to theory and research, presenting integrated research-based accounts of development in key areas of early childhood.

  • One of a series of four books which form part of the Open University course Child Development.
  • A focus on modern developmental theories is complemented by detailed consideration of models of developmental processes.
  • A theme that runs through the book is a concern with the ways in which biological, social and cultural influences interact in development.
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“The breadth of viewpoints addressed…endows the reader with an excellent framework. The structure aids in the ease of understanding.”
Psychological Record
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405116930
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/28/2005
  • Series: Child Development Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

John Oates is Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at the Open University

Clare Wood is Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at the Open University

Andrew Grayson is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University

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Table of Contents

1. Images of Childhood.

2. Theories of Development.

3. Sensation to Perception.

4. Early Cognitive Development.

5. Individuality.

6. Origins of Development.

7. First Relationships

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