In the Beginning: Development in the First Two Years

In the Beginning: Development in the First Two Years

by Judy F. Rosenblith

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Overview

In the Beginning provides comprehensive coverage of studies of infancy in the first two years, and helps students acquire an understanding of research methodology while learning about the general subject of infant development. The first section, Conception Through Birth, includes chapters on genetic abnormalities and counselling, and the influence of prenatal environment on constitution. The second section, Birth to Two Years, includes: development of basic characteristics, conditioning and memory, sensory abilities, cognitive development, and early communicative behaviour.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803935334
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/01/1989
Pages: 590
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Historical and Methodological Introduction
PART ONE: CONCEPTION THROUGH BIRTH
Development From Conception to Birth
Genetic Abnormalities and Genetic Counseling
Influence of Prenatal Environment on Constitution
Perinatal Events that Affect Consititution and Development
PART TWO: BIRTH TO TWO YEARS
The Development of Basic Characteristics of Infants
Conditioning, Imitation, Habituation, and Memory
Sensory and Perceptual Abilities
Cognitive Development
Early Communicative and Language Behavior
Social Development
Influence of Environment
Deprivation and Enrichment

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