9780130867650

Children and Their Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130867650

  • ISBN10:

    0130867659

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/1/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

For undergraduate, Topically Organized courses in Child Development offered in departments of Psychology, Human Ecology, Education, Early Childhood Education, Nursing and Social Work. Illustrating both the splendor of child development and the strides that researchers have made in understanding developmental psychology, this text presents the core research, theory and application of this field in a clear and engaging style. Written by a noted researcher in cognitive development using a modular format, students are encouraged to focus on the main concepts through the use of real case studies, outlines, objectives, study questions, special features and other pedagogical devices. Kail's approach ensures that students understand the key issues developmental psychologist's study today without overwhelming them with details. Students benefit from a text that is both research-oriented and accessible.

Table of Contents

Preface xvii
The Science of Child Development
2(32)
Genetic Bases of Child Development
34(22)
Prenatal Development, Birth, and the Newborn
56(34)
Physical and Motor Development
90(32)
Sensory and Perceptual Development
122(26)
Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development
148(32)
Information-Processing Approaches to Cognitive Development
180(32)
Intelligence and Individual Differences in Cognition
212(28)
Language and Communication
240(30)
Emotional Development
270(26)
Understanding Self and Others
296(28)
Moral Understanding and Behavior
324(36)
Gender and Development
360(28)
Family Relationships
388(32)
Influences Beyond the Family
420

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