Topical Child Development / Edition 1

Topical Child Development / Edition 1

by Roberta M. Berns
     
 

Designed for introductory courses in child development, this text explores each area of child development from prebirth development through the development of self. It addresses each developmental topic by examining the hows and whys as well as the theories and influences affecting that topic. See more details below

Overview

Designed for introductory courses in child development, this text explores each area of child development from prebirth development through the development of self. It addresses each developmental topic by examining the hows and whys as well as the theories and influences affecting that topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827357273
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.31(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1What Is Development?1
Ch. 2How Is Development Studied?41
Ch. 3Heredity And Prenatal Development61
Ch. 4Childbirth and the Newborn101
Ch. 5Physical and Motor Development: Growth and Use of the Body131
Ch. 6Perceptual Development: Interpreting the World167
Ch. 7Learning and Behavior: Responding to the World207
Ch. 8Cognitive Development: How We Know What We Know235
Ch. 9Cognitive Strategies: How We Use What We Know267
Ch. 10Language Development: How We Communicate305
Ch. 11Emotional Development337
Ch. 12Social and Personality Development363
Ch. 13Gender Role Development409
Ch. 14Moral Development: How We Know Right From Wrong443
Ch. 15Development of the Self: How We Achieve an Individual Identity475
References505
Glossary549
Credits559
Index567

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