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Developmental Psychology : Childhood and Adolescence

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780495601715

ISBN10:
0495601713
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/13/2009
Publisher(s):
Cengage Learning
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Amazing insight from one Book  September 7, 2010
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This book provided me with a great deal of insight about how people develop, and why we end up with the personalities that we have. This should be a suggested reading across the board for everone, not just Psychology or Teaching students.






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Summary

This popular, topically organized, and thoroughly updated child and adolescent development text presents you with the best theories, research, and practical advice that developmentalists have to offer today. Authors David R. Shaffer and Katherine Kipp provide you with a current and comprehensive overview of child and adolescent development, written in clear, concise language that talks "to" you rather than "at" you. The authors also focus on application?showing how theories and research apply to real-life settings. As a result, you will gain an understanding of developmental principles that will help you in your roles as parents, teachers, nurses, day-care workers, pediatricians, psychologists, or in any other capacity by which you may one day influence the lives of developing persons.

Table of Contents

Theory And Research In The Development Sciencess
Introduction to Developmental Psychology and Its Research Strategies
Theories of Human Development
Foundations Of Development
Hereditary Influences on Development
Prenatal Development and Birth
Infancy
Physical Development: The Brain, Body, Motor Skills, and Sexual Development
Language , Learning, And Cognitive Development
Cognitive Development: Piaget's Theory and Vygotsky's Sociocultural Viewpoint
Cognitive Development: Information-Processing Perspectives
Intelligence: Measuring Mental Performance
Development of Language and Communication Skills
Social And Personality Development
Emotional Development, Temperament, and Attachment
Development of the Self and Social Cognition
Sex Differences and Gender-Role Development
Aggression, Altruism, and Moral Development
The Ecology Of Development
The Context of Development
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