Cengage Advantage Books: Childhood: Voyages in Development / Edition 3 available in Other Format
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Spencer A. Rathus provides a hands-on approach in the chronologically organized CHILDHOOD: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT, Fifth Edition, helping you understand the links between developmental theories and research--and their application to everyday life. Using his proven pedagogical approach, interspersed with personal and humorous stories, Rathus makes reading and studying an enjoyable process of discovery.
About the Author
Spencer A. Rathus received his Ph.D. from the University at Albany and is on the faculty of The College of New Jersey. His research interests include treatment of obesity and eating disorders, smoking cessation, human growth and development, methods of therapy, and sexual dysfunctions. He is the author of the widely used Rathus Assertiveness Schedule and has written several college textbooks, including PSYCH, HDEV, AIDS: WHAT EVERY STUDENT NEEDS TO KNOW, HUMAN SEXUALITY IN A CHANGING WORLD, ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY IN A CHANGING WORLD, and CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE: VOYAGES IN DEVELOPMENT.
Table of Contents
1. History, Theories, and Methods. 2. Heredity and Conception. 3. Prenatal Development. 4. Birth and the Newborn Baby: In the New World. 5. Infancy: Physical Development. 6. Infancy: Cognitive Development. 7. Infancy: Social and Emotional Development. 8. Early Childhood: Physical Development. 9. Early Childhood: Cognitive Development. 10. Early Childhood: Social and Emotional Development. 11. Middle Childhood: Physical Development. 12. Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development. 13. Middle Childhood: Social and Emotional Development.