9780073531977

A Child's World: Infancy Through Adolescence

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073531977

  • ISBN10:

    0073531979

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/26/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This fully-revised eleventh edition continues to provide the extensive cross-cultural and multicultural coverage, the innovative pedagogical learning system, and the balance between research and real-life applications that have made A Child's World a favorite of students and professors alike. In the warmly-written and engaging style that has become their hallmark, Diane Papalia and Ruth Feldman continue to provide a chronological view of child development; the new edition expands the coverage of cultural and historical influences on development, highlights the latest research in cognitive neuroscience and evolutionary theory, and features a new and improved Visual Assets Database for instructors.

Table of Contents

Studying A Child's World
A Child's World: How We Discover It
Forming a New Life: Conception, Heredity, and Environment
Pregnancy and Prenatal Development
Birth and the Newborn Baby
Physical Development and Health During the First Three Years
Cognitive Development during the First Three Years
Psychosocial Development during the First Three Years
Physical Development and Health in Early Childhood
Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood
Physical Development and Health in Middle Childhood
Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood
Physical Development and Health in Adolescence
Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Psychosocial Development in Adolescence
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