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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Combining research and practice, this text creates a comprehensive look at a child's development, from conception through adolescence. A topical organization is featured which reinforces core concepts and research that is balanced with applications centred around real-life situations. Also included is a chapter which reviews atypical development; helpful boxes that amplify chapter material; and a summary chapter which reviews child development by age rather than by topic. The seventh edition emphasizes the role of culture in development, thereby offering a wide-ranging, contemporary assessment of child development.Product Description:
Built on a solid research foundation, this text presents classic theory and research on the subject of child and adolescent development.
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Book Description Longman Higher Education, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060406283
Book Description Longman Higher Education, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-199-38-5031005
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