The Development of Children and Adolescents: An Applied Perspective / Edition 1

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Overview

The Development of Children and Adolescents, by Penny Hauser-Cram, J. Kevin Nugent, Kathleen Thies, and John F. Travers, provides an integrated view of child development. Presenting the most pertinent research for each developmental stage and linking this to practical applications in the areas of Parenting, Policy, and Practice, this balanced approach emphasizes the relationship between research and theory and applications.

The rich media program, including WileyPLUS with Real Development promotes active learning and allows for increased understanding and comprehension of the course content. Real Development, authored by Nicole Barnes, Ph.D., Montclair State University and Christine Hatchard, Psy.D., Monmouth University, uses authentic video showcasing real families, along with activities and assessments that put students in the place of a professional, to gain an understanding of key concepts. Through the combination of text and media, students are engaged in meaningful learning that deepens and enriches their understanding of developmental concepts.

WileyPLUS sold separately from text.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470405406
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/28/2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 784
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Part One - Introduction

Chapter One: A Child’s Journey

Part Two - Biological Beginnings

Chapter Two: Biological Foundations of Child Development

Chapter Three: Prenatal Development

Chapter Four: Birth and the Newborn

Part Three - Infancy

Chapter Five: Physical Development and Health in Infancy and Toddlerhood

Chapter Six: Cognitive Development in Infancy

Chapter Seven: Psychosocial Development in Infancy

Part Four - Early Childhood

Chapter Eight: Physical Development and Health in Early Childhood

Chapter Nine: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

Chapter Ten: Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood

Part Five - Middle Childhood

Chapter Eleven: Physical Development and Health in Middle Childhood

Chapter Twelve: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood

Chapter Thirteen: Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood

Part Six - Adolescence

Chapter Fourteen: Physical Development and Health in Adolescence

Chapter Fifteen: Cognitive Development in Adolescence

Chapter Sixteen: Psychosocial Development in Adolescence

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