Children and Their Development

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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For Child Development courses in Psychology, Education, Human Development, Child and Family Studies, and Early Childhood Education. Research Made Relevant Written by a well-known and respected researcher in the field of child development, this TOPICALLY organized text uses unique and effective pedagogy as the framework of the entire text. Designed to demonstrate how research translates into practice with accessible writing, a modular format, and application-based features such as: Focus on Research, Cultural Influences, Spotlight on Theories, Improving Childrenrs"s Lives, and Child and Development and Family Policy.

Table of Contents

The Science of Child Development
Genetic Bases of Child Development
Prenatal Development, Birth and the Newborn
Growth and Health
Perceptual and Motor Development
Theories of Cognitive Development
Cognitive Processes and Academic Skills
Intelligence and Individual Differences in Cognition
Language and Communication
Emotional Development
Understanding Self and Others
Moral Understanding and Behavior
Gender and Development
Family Relationships
Influences Beyond the Family
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