Annual Editions: Child Growth and Development 11/12

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  • Edition: 18th
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  • Copyright: 2010-09-24
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
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Table of Contents

Correlation Guide
Topic Guide
Internet References
Conception to Birth
Unit Overview
New Calculator Factors Chances for Very Premature Infants
Genes in Context: Gene–Environment Interplay and the Origins of Individual Differences in Behavior
Effects of Prenatal Social Stress on Offspring Development: Pathology or Adaptation?
Cognition, Language, and Learning
Unit Overview
Early Cognition and Physical Development
Infants’ Differential Processing of Female and Male Faces
The Other-Race Effect Develops during Infancy: Evidence of Perceptual Narrowing
New Advances in Understanding Sensitive Periods in Brain Development
Contributions of Neuroscience to Our Understanding of Cognitive Development
It’s Fun, but Does It Make You Smarter?
Language and Children’s Understanding of Mental States
Developmental Narratives of the Experiencing Child
Social Cognitive Development: A New Look
Future Thinking in Young Children
Talking about Science in Museums
Learning in School
When Should a Kid Start Kindergarten?
Should Learning Be Its Own Reward?
Social Awareness + Emotional Skills = Successful Kids
Social and Emotional Development
Unit Overview
The Child’s Feelings: Emotional Development
A Neurobiological Perspective on Early Human Deprivation
Don’t!: The Secret of Self-Control
Children’s Capacity to Develop Resiliency: How to Nurture It
Emotions and the Development of Childhood Depression: Bridging the Gap
Entry into the Social World: Peers, Play, and Popularity
Children’s Social and Moral Reasoning about Exclusion
A Profile of Bullying at School
When Girls and Boys Play: What Research Tells Us
Playtime in Peril
The Role of Neurobiological Deficits in Childhood Antisocial Behavior
Parenting and Family Issues
Unit Overview
Children of Lesbian and Gay Parents
Evidence of Infants’ Internal Working Models of Attachment
Parental Divorce and Children’s Adjustment
Within-Family Differences in Parent–Child Relations across the Life Course
The Messy Room Dilemma: When to Ignore Behavior, When to Change It
The Role of Parental Control in Children’s Development in Western and East Asian Countries
Fatal Distraction: Forgetting a Child in the Backseat of a Car Is a Horrifying Mistake. Is It a Crime?
Siblings Play Formative, Influential Role as ‘Agents of Socialization’, From ScienceDaily, January 20, 2010
Cultural and Societal Influences
Unit Overview
Social and Cultural Issues
Goodbye to Girlhood
Trials for Parents Who Chose Faith over Medicine
Special Challenges
Childhood’s End
How to Win the Weight Battle
The Epidemic That Wasn’t
The Positives of Caregiving: Mothers’ Experiences Caregiving for a Child with Autism
Three Reasons Not to Believe in an Autism Epidemic, Morton Ann Gernsbacher
Getting Back to the Great Outdoors
Treatment and Prevention of Posttraumatic Stress Reactions in Children and Adolescents Exposed to Disasters and Terrorism: What Is the Evidence?
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