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Children

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Edition:
11th
ISBN13:

9780073532004

ISBN10:
0073532002
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/20/2009
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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Summary

John Santrock'sChildrencombines proven pedagogy and the most current research to provide a market leading presentation of child development. This time tested text provides compelling contemporary research, including updates from eight leading experts in the field. The text's accessible presentation, plentiful applications and engaging writing foster increased mastery of the content. The new edition includes substantially expanded material on subjects including children's health and well-being, parenting and education, diversity, culture, and gender.

Table of Contents

The Nature Of Children’S Development
Tintroduction
Why Is Caring For Children Important?
What Are Some Historical Views Of Child Development?
What Characterizes Development?
How Is Child Development A Science?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Appendix: Careers In Child Development
Beginnings
Biological Beginnings
What Is The Evolutionary Perspective?
What Are The Genetic Foundations Of Development?
What Are Some Reproductive Challenges And Choices?
How Do Heredity And Environment Interact? The Nature-Nuture Debate
Reachnurturelearning Goals
Prenatal Development
What Is The Course Of Prenatal Development?
What Are Some Important Strategies That Enhance The Expectant Mother's Health And Prenatal Care?
What Are Some Potential Hazards To Prenatal Development?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Birth
What Happens During The Birth Process?
What Are Some Measures Of Neonatal Health And Responsiveness?
How Do Low Birth Weight And Preterm Infants Develop?
What Happens During The Postpartum Period?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Infancy
Physical Development In Infancy
How Do Infants Grow And Develop Physically?
How Do Infants Develop Motor Skills?
How Can Infants’ Sensory And Perceptual Development Be Characterized?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Cognitive Development In Infancy
What Is Piaget’S Theory Of Infant Development?
How Do Infants Learn, Remember, And Conceptualize?
How Are Individual Differences In Infancy Assessed, And Do These Assessments Predict Intelligence?
What Are Some Early Environmental Influences On Intelligence?
What Is The Nature Of Language, And How Does It Develop In Infancy?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Socioemotional Development In Infancy
How Do Emotions And Personality Develop In Infancy?
How Do Social Orientation/Understanding And Attachment Develop In Infancy?
How Do Social Contexts Influence Socioemotional Development In Infancy?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Early Childhood
Physical Development In Early Childhood
How Does A Young Child’S Body And Brain Grow And Change?
How Do Young Children’S Motor Skills Develop?
What Are Some Important Aspects Of Young Children’S Health?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Cognitive Development In Early Childhood
What Are Three Views Of The Cognitive Changes That Occur In Early Childhood?
How Do Young Children Develop Language?
What Are Some Important Features Of Early Childhood Education?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Socioemotional Development In Early Childhood
Emotional And Personality Development
Families
Peer Relations, Play, And Television
Reach Your Learning Goals
Middle And Late Childhood
Physical Development In Middle And Late Childhood
What Changes Take Place In Body Growth, The Brain, And Motor Development?
What Are The Central Issues In Children’S Health?
What Are The Prevalent Disabilities In Children?
Reach Your Leaning Goals
Cognitive Development In Middle And Late Childhood
What Is Piaget’S Theory Of Cognitive Development In Middle And Late Childhood?
What Is The Nature Of Children’S Information Processing?
How Can Children’S Intelligence Be Described?
What Changes In Language Development Occur In Middle And Late Childhood?
What Characterizes Children’S Achievement?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Socioemotional Development In Middle And Late Childhood
What Is The Nature Of Emotional And Personality Development In Middle And Late Childhood?
What Are Some Changes In Parenting And Families In Middle And Late Childhood?
What Changes Characterize Peer Relationships In Middle And Late Childhood?
What Are Some Important Aspects Of Schools?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Adolescence
Physical Development In Adolescence
What Is The Nature Of Adolescence?
What Are The Physical And Psychological Aspects Of Puberty?
What Are The Dimensions Of Adolescent Sexuality?
How Can Adolescents' Health And Health-Enhancing Assets Be Characterized?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Cognitive Development In Adolescence
How Do Adolescents Think And Process Information?
What Characterizes Adolescents’ Values, Moral Education, And Religion?
What Is The Nature Of Schools For Adolescents?
How Do Adolescents Experience Career Development?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Socioemotional Development In Adolescence
What Characterizes Emotional And Personality Development In Adolescence?
What Is The Nature Of Parent-Adolescent Relationships?
What Aspects Of Peer Relationships Are Important In Adolescence?
Why Is Culture An Important Context For Adolescent Development?
What Are Some Socioemotional Problems In Adolescence?
Reach Your Learning Goals
Glossary
References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index
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