9780070413658

Human Development : 1999-2000 Edition

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    9780070413658

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    0070413657

  • Edition: 27th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-01-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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Table of Contents

To the Reader iv
Topic Guide 2(2)
Selected World Wide Web Sites 4(2)
UNIT 1 Genetic and Prenatal Influences on Development
Eight selections discuss genetic influences on development, cloning, and the role of lifestyle, including the effects of substance abuse, on prenatal development.
Overview 6(40)
A. GENETIC INFLUENCES
The Struggle to Decipher Human Genes
8(4)
Nicholas Wade
The World after Cloning,
12(3)
Wray Herbert
Jeffrey L. Sheler
Traci Watson,
Nature's Clones
15(8)
Jim Neimark
B. PRENATAL INFLUENCES
The Role of Lifestyle in Preventing Low Birth Weight,
23(11)
Virginia Rall Chomitz
Lilian W. Y. Cheung
Ellice Lieberman
Behaviors of a Newborn Can Be Traced to the Fetus,
34(2)
Beth Azar
Maternal Emotions May Influence Fetal Behaviors
36(1)
Beth Azar
Drug-Exposed Infants
37(4)
Lucy Salcido Carter
Carol S. Larson,
Sperm under Siege
41(5)
Anne Merewood
UNIT 2 Development during Infancy and Early Childhood
Six selections profile the impressive abilities of infants and young chiuldren, examine the ways in which children learn, and the development of empathy in early childhood.
Overview 46(30)
A. INFANCY
Fertile Minds
48(5)
J. Madeleine Nash
Temperament and the Reactions to Unfamiliarity
53(5)
Jerome Kagan
Baby Talk
58(7)
Shannon Brownlee
B. EARLY CHILDHOOD
Your Child's Brain
65(4)
Sharon Begley
Defining the Trait That Makes Us Human
69(3)
Beth Azar
Parents Speak: Zero to Three's Findings from Research on Parents' Views of Early Childhood Development
72(4)
Matthew Melmed
UNIT 3 Development during Childhood: Cognition and Schooling
Seven selections examine human development during childhood, paying specific attention to social and emotional development, cognitive and language development, and development problems.
Overview 76(38)
A. COGNITION
The Genetics of Cognitive Abilities and Disabilities
78(7)
Robert Plomin
John C. DeFries
Basing Teaching on Piaget's Constructivism
85(5)
Constance Kamii
Janice K. Ewing
In Search of a Metatheory for Cognitive Development (or, Piaget Is Dead and I Don't Feel So Good Myself)
90(5)
David F. Bjorklund
B. SCHOOLING
Bell, Book, and Scandal
95(4)
The Death of Child Nature: Education in the Postmodern World
99(5)
David Elkind
Phi Delta Kappan
Teaching Television to Empower Students
104(7)
David B. Owen
Charles L. P. Silet
Sarah E. Brown
School Phobias Hold Many Children Back
111(3)
Bridget Murray
UNIT 4 Development during Childhood: Family and Culture
Seven selections discuss the impact of home and culture on child rearing and child development. The topics include parenting styles, family structure, and cultural influences.
Overview 114(44)
A. FAMILY
Fathers' Time
116(8)
Paul Roberts
Invincible Kids
124(4)
Do Parents Really Matter? Kid Stuff
128(3)
Annie Murphy Paul
B. Culture
The Effects of Poverty on Children
131(15)
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
Greg J. Duncan
TV Violence: Myth and Reality
146(3)
Mary A. Hepburn
The Biology of Soul Murder
149(2)
The Cost of Children
151(7)
Phillip J. Longman
UNIT 5 Development during Adolescence and Young Adulthood
Six selections explore a wide range of issues and topics concerning adolescence and early adulthood.
Overview 158(38)
A. ADOLESCENCE
Growing Up Goes On and On and On
160(3)
Cynthia Crossen
Adolescence: Whose Hell Is It?
163(7)
Virginia Rutter
What Is a Bad Kid? Answers of Adolescents and Their Mothers in Three Cultures
170(11)
David S. Crystal
Harold W. Stevenson
Experts Scrambling on School Shootings
181(4)
Scott Sleek
B.YOUNG ADULTHOOD
Brain Sex and the Language of Love
185(6)
Robert L. Nadeau
Who Stole Fertility?
191(5)
Virginia Rutter
UNIT 6 Development during Middle and Late Adulthood
Seven selections review a variety of biological and psychological aspects of aging, questioning the concept of set life stages.
Overview 196(29)
A. MIDDLE ADULTHOOD
Man's World, Woman's World? Brain Studies Point to Differences
198(3)
Gina Kolata
Memory
201(5)
Geoffrey Cowley
Anne Underwood
B. LATE ADULTHOOD
The Age Boom
206(4)
Jack Rosenthal
Studies Suggest Older Minds Are Stronger than Expected
210(2)
Daniel Goleman
Cure or Care? The Future of Medical Ethics
212(4)
Robert B. Mellert
The DeathCare Business
216(6)
Miriam Horn
The Solace of Patterns
222(3)
Robert M. Sapolsky
Index 225(3)
Article Review Form 228(1)
Article Rating Form 229

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