9781429217903

How Children Develop

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  • ISBN13:

    9781429217903

  • ISBN10:

    1429217901

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/2/2010
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers

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Summary

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

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