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Child Development: An Introduction 14E / Edition 14

Child Development: An Introduction 14E / Edition 14

by John W Santrock


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Child Development: An Introduction 14E / Edition 14

Thorough. Accurate. Reliable. Engaging. These are just a few of the words used by adopters and reviewers of John Santrock's Child Development. The topically-organised fourteenth edition continues with Santrock's highly contemporary tone and focus, featuring over 1,000 new citations. The popular Connections theme shows students the different aspects of children's development to help them better understand the concepts. Used by hundreds of thousands of students over thirteen editions, Santrock's proven learning goals system provides a clear roadmap to course mastery.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780078035333
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 06/28/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He has taught at the University of Charleston, the University of Georgia, and the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology at the undergraduate level. In 2006, Dr. Santrock received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in Teaching Award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology on the contextual aspects of affectively toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been on the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Edition; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.

Table of Contents

Santrock, Child Development, 14th Edition
Section One - The Nature of Child Development
Chapter 1. Introduction
Appendix. Careers in Child Development
Section Two - Biological Processes, Physical Development, and Perceptual Development
Chapter 2. Biological Beginnings
Chapter 3. Prenatal Development and Birth
Chapter 4. Physical Development and Health
Chapter 5. Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Development
Section Three - Cognitive and Language
Chapter 6. Cognitive Developmental Approaches
Chapter 7. Information Processing
Chapter 8. Intelligence
Chapter 9. Language Development
Section Four - Socioemotional Development
Chapter 10. Emotional Development
Chapter 11. The Self and Identity
Chapter 12. Gender
Chapter 13. Moral Development
Section Five - Social Context of Development
Chapter 14. Families
Chapter 15. Peers
Chapter 16. Schools and Achievement
Chapter 17. Culture and Diversity

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