9780205545964

The Growing Child

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205545964

  • ISBN10:

    0205545963

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/16/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

The Growing Childemphasizes how the three domains of development - physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional - interact with each other and with the environment to affect developmental outcomes. Featuring an innovative student-focused format, it provides the self-assessment tools necessary to keep students engaged in active learning from start to finish, as well as the most support to help students organize, understand, and apply the material.

Author Biography

Denise Boyd received her Ed.D. in educational psychology from the University of Houston and has been a psychology instructor in the Houston Community College System since 1988. From 1995 until 1998, she chaired the psychology, sociology, and anthropology department at Houston Community College—Central. She has coauthored four other Allyn and Bacon texts: with Helen Bee, Lifespan Development (Fourth Edition), The Developing Child (Twelfth Edition), and The Growing Child (First Edition); and with Genevieve Stevens, Current Readings in Lifespan Development. A licensed psychologist, she has presented a number of papers at professional meetings, reporting research in child, adolescent, and adult development. She has also presented workshops for teachers whose students range from preschool to college.

Table of Contents

Brief
Foundations
Basic Concepts and Methods
Theories of Development
Prenatal Development and Birth
Infancy
Physical Development and Health in Infancy
Cognitive Development in Infancy
Social and Personality Development in Infancy
Early Childhood
Physical Development in Early Childhood
Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Social and Personality Development in Early Childhood
Middle Childhood
Physical Development in Middle Childhood
Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood
Adolescence
Physical Development in Adolescence
Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Social and Personality Development in Adolescence
Epilogue: The Process Of Development
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