Helen L. Bee The Developing Child

ISBN 13: 9780065012521

The Developing Child

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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.

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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 02/03/03

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