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An Introduction to Developmental Psychology, 2nd Edition

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9781405186520

ISBN10:
1405186526
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/1/2011
Publisher(s):
Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

An Introduction to Developmental Psychology is a representative and authoritative ls"state of the art' account of human development from conception to adolescence. The text is organised chronologically and also thematically and written by renowned experts in the field. This is a truly international account of theories, findings and issues in human development

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Part I INTRODUCTION.

1 The Scope and Methods of Developmental Psychology(Alan Slater, Scott P. Johnson, Darwin Muir).

2 Theories and Issues in Child Development(Scott P. Johnson, Alan Slater, Ian Hocking).

3 The Nature-Nurture Issue (An Illustration Using Behavior-Genetic Research on Cognitive Development)(Elisa A. Esposito, Elena L. Grigorenko, Robert J. Sternberg).

PART II INFANCY.

4 Prenatal Development(Christine Moon and William P. Fifer).

5 Perception, knowledge, and action in infancy(J. Gavin Bremner).

6 Emotional development and attachment relationships(Elizabeth Meins).

7 Social Interaction and the Beginnings of Communication(H. Rudolph Schaffer).

8 The Development of Self and Gender(Wendy Lawrenson).

PART III CHILDHOOD.

9 Cognitive Development(Margaret Anne Defeyter).

10 The Development of Language(Heather M. Hill, Stan A. Kuczaj II).

11 Acquiring a Theory of Mind(Peter Mitchell).

12 Reading and mathematics in developmental psychology(Peter Bryant).

13 Memory Development and Eyewitness Testimony(Stephen J. Ceci Stanka A. Fitneva Cagla Aydin Nadia Chernyak).

14 Play and the beginnings of Peer Relationships(Peter K Smith).

15 Prosocial Tendencies, Antisocial Behavior, and Moral Development in Childhood(Daniel Hart, Nyeema Watson, Anandini Dar, and Robert Atkins).

PART IV ADOLESCENCE.

16 Cognitive Development In Adolescence(Kang Lee, Gizelle Anzures, & Alejo Freire).

17 Social Development(William M. Bukowski, Tanya Bergevin, and Richard Miners).

PART V PRACTICAL ISSUES.

18 Educational implications(Alyson Davis & Naomi Winstone).

19 Risk and Resilience in Development(Leslie Morrison Gutman and Eirini Flouri).

20 Social problems in schools(Peter K Smith, Julian Elliott).

21 Atypical Development and Risk factors(Sarah Norgate).

Glossary.

Index.



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