The Developing Child gives students the tools they require to organize, retain and apply information from the broad field of child psychology, while offering balanced coverage of theory and application, with a strong emphasis on culture. KEY TOPICS: Prenatal Development; Birth and Early Infancy; Physical Development; Perceptual Development; Cognitive Development; Development of Language; Personality Development; Development of Social Relationships; Family System; Atypical Development. For individuals seeking to understand to better understand children. Want to learn more about MyVirtualChild? Visit www.mydevelopmentlab.com and click on the 'watch this video' link to learn about MyVirtualChild. MyDevelpmentLab with MyVirtualChild is available at www.mydevelopmentlab.com.
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The Developing Child, Tenth Edition, is a top-selling topical child development book known for its personal, conversational writing style; balanced coverage of both theory and application; and strong emphasis on culture. Helen Bee is a prominent author and researcher whose successful books on development, and whose devotion to these fields, has earned her a national reputation. Denise Boyd of Houston Community College System joins Helen Bee in refreshing this popular, longstanding text.
“The writing style is superb, making concepts and ideas clear with a minimum of language and a maximum of understanding.” -Saundra K. Ciccarelli, Gulf Coast Community College
“Years ago, I used Helen Bee's text to develop my original lectures on physical growth. I continue to find her coverage of physical development one of the best.” -Pamela Ludemann, Framingham State College
“Bee really connects with my students.” -Philip J. Mohan, University of Idaho
“I had three students read material over the same subject matter from three different texts. All three selected Helen Bee's as the most readable.” -Therese Morrow, Illinois Central College
With the purchase of this new textbook, your students have the option of receiving a copy of Development: Journey Through Childhood and Adolescence, a CD-ROM authored by Professor Kelly Welch of Kansas State University. This CD-ROM provides a wealth of video and audio clips; animations and assessment exercises; and materials that will engage your students in the dramatic journey of development. A sample of this CD-ROM is available from your Allyn & Bacon sales representative. Prepared by Kelly Perkins 02/03/03About the Author:
Denise Boyd received her Ed.D. in educational psychology from the University of Houston and has been a psychology instructor in the Houston Community College System since 1988. From 1995 until 1998, she chaired the psychology, sociology, and anthropology department at Houston Community College--Central. She has coauthored four other Allyn and Bacon texts: with Helen Bee, Lifespan Development (Fourth Edition), The Developing Child (Twelfth Edition), and The Growing Child (First Edition); and with Genevieve Stevens, Current Readings in Lifespan Development. A licensed psychologist, she has presented a number of papers at professional meetings, reporting research in child, adolescent, and adult development. She has also presented workshops for teachers whose students range from preschool to college.
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Book Description Longman Higher Education, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 6th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060406283
Book Description Longman Higher Education, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060406283
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