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Worth is proud to publish the Third Edition ofHow Children Developby Robert S. Siegler, Judy S. DeLoache, and Nancy Eisenbergthe leading textbook for the topically-organized child development course. Providing a fresh perspective on the field of child development, the authors emphasize fundamental principles, enduring themes, and important recent studies to provide a unique contribution to the teaching of child development.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction To Child Development: History, Themes, and Research Methods 2. Prenatal Development, Birth, and The Newborn Period 3. Biology and Behavior: Genetics, Brain Development, and Physical Development 4. Theories of Cognitive Development: Piagetian, Core-Knowledge, Information Processing, and Sociocultural 5. Seeing, Thinking, and Doing Infancy 6. Development of Language and Symbol Use 7. Conceptual Development 8. Intelligence and Academic Achievement 9. Theories of Social Development: Psychoanalytic, Learning, Social Cognition, and Ecological 10. Emotional Development 11. Attachment to Others and Development of Self 12. The Family 13. Peer Relationships 14. Moral Development 15. Gender Development 16. Conclusions: Integrating Current Understanding Around the Seven Major Themes