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.
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Table of Contents
Historical and Methodological IntroductionPART ONE: CONCEPTION THROUGH BIRTHDevelopment From Conception to BirthGenetic Abnormalities and Genetic CounselingInfluence of Prenatal Environment on ConstitutionPerinatal Events that Affect Consititution and DevelopmentPART TWO: BIRTH TO TWO YEARSThe Development of Basic Characteristics of InfantsConditioning, Imitation, Habituation, and MemorySensory and Perceptual AbilitiesCognitive DevelopmentEarly Communicative and Language BehaviorSocial DevelopmentInfluence of Environment Deprivation and Enrichment