Child Development: Its Nature and Course with Multimedia Courseware CD and PowerWeb

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 2003-08-04
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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This cutting-edge textbook for a chronologically organized course provides a captivating introduction to the study of child development-its theories, its themes, and its contexts. The fifth edition features the most current research and theoretical findings available and includes the trademark vignettes about three children whom students follow throughout the text. The text offers emphasis on diversity, a balance between research and applications, and coverage of the latest developments within the discipline. This new edition also features observational exercises at the end of each chapter, and a video-based set of two CD-ROMs packaged with each copy.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Nature of Development

Part One: Beginnings

Chapter 2: The Contexts of Development

Chapter 3: Heredity and Prenatal Development

Part Two: Infancy

Chapter 4: First Adaptations

Chapter 5: Infant Cognitive Development

Chapter 6: Infant Social and Emotional Development

Part Two Epilogue: Infancy

Part Three: Toddlerhood

Chapter 7: Toddler Language and Thinking

Chapter 8: Toddler Social and Emotional Development

Part Three Epilogue: Toddlerhood

Part Four: Early Childhood

Chapter 9: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

Chapter 10: Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood

Part Four Epilogue: Early Childhood

Part Five: Middle Childhood

Chapter 11: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood

Chapter 12: Social and Emotional Development in Middle Childhood

Part Five Epilogue: Middle Childhood

Part Six: Adolescence

Chapter 13: Physical and Cognitive Development in Adolescence

Chapter 14: Social and Emotional Development in Adolescence

Part Six Epilogue: Adolescence

Part Seven: Disorders and Resiliency

Chapter 15: Developmental Psychopathology

Part Seven Epilogue: Psychopathology and Individual Lives

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