9780205034949

Children and Their Development

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205034949

  • ISBN10:

    0205034942

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2012
  • Publisher: PEARSON
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Summary

Research Made Relevant   Children and Their Development, 6edemonstrates how research translates into practice.   Written by a well-known and respected researcher in the field of child development, this topically organized text uses unique and effective pedagogy as its main framework. The book focuses on practice through its accessible writing, modular format, and application-based features, such as: Focus on Research, Cultural Influences, Spotlight on Theories, Improving Children's Lives, and Child and Development and Family Policy. Topic coverage includes the prenatal period through adolescence, which best suits Child Development courses in Psychology, Education, Human Development, Child and Family Studies, and Early Childhood Education.   Teaching & Learning Experience Personalize Learning ;The new MyDevelopmentLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking- Interactive resources like MyDevelopmentLab with MyVirtualChild encourage students to apply chapter content to real life situations. Engage Students -A strong balance of research and applications maintains student interest. Explore Research ; A multitude of features draw on research methods that contribute to the scientific process. Understand Culture and Diversity ;Cultural Influences feature illustrates the diversity of developmental journeys. Support Instructors -MyDevelopmentLab's Class Prep, MyVirtualChild, video embedded PowerPoints, MyTest, clicker questions, and an instructor's manual provide instructors with extensive materials to supplement the text. Note:MyDevelopmentLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyDevelopmentLab, please visit:www.mydevelopmentlab.comor you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MyDevelopmentLab (at no additional cost). VP: 0205185614 / 9780205185610

Author Biography

Robert V. Kail is Professor of Psychological Sciences at Purdue University. His undergraduate degree is from Ohio Wesleyan University and his Ph.D. is from the University of Michigan. Kail is editor of Psychological Science. He received the McCandless Young Scientist Award from the American Psychological Association, was named the Distinguished Sesquicentennial Alumnus in Psychology by Ohio Wesleyan University, and is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. His research focuses on cognitive development during childhood and adolescence. He will be the editor of The Society for Research in Child Development's Child Development Perspectives from 1/1/12 through 12/31/17. Away from the office, he enjoys photography and working out. His web site is: http://www2.psych.purdue.edu/~rk/home.html.

Table of Contents

BRIEF TABLE OF CONTENTS:

 

Chapter 1: The Science of Child Development.

Chapter 2: Genetic Bases of Child Development.

Chapter 3: Prenatal Development, Birth and the Newborn.

Chapter 4: Growth and Health.

Chapter 5: Perceptual and Motor Development.

Chapter 6: Theories of Cognitive Development.

Chapter 7: Cognitive Processes and Academic Skills.

Chapter 8: Intelligence and Individual Differences in Cognition

Chapter 9: Language and Communication.

Chapter 10: Emotional Development.

Chapter 11: Understanding Self and Others.

Chapter 12: Moral Understanding and Behavior.

Chapter 13: Gender and Development.

Chapter 14: Family Relationships.

Chapter 15: Influences beyond the Family.

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