Child and Adolescent Development: An Advanced Course

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This advanced text for psychology, human development, and education provides students with state-of-the-art overviews of the discipline in an accessible, affordable format. Unique both in the depth of its coverage and in the timeliness of the research that it presents, this comprehensive text conveys the field of child and adolescent development through the voices of scientists who themselves are now shaping the field.

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"This is a superb compilation that makes much of the best contemporary work in child and adolescent development accessible to the next generation of developmental scholars."
–Lynn S. Liben Distinguished Professor of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University Editor, Child Development

"This timely volume brings together cutting edge contributions to our increasingly diverse field, providing insights and advances in theory, research, and practice. A must-read."
–Cynthia Garcia Coll, PhD Charles Pitt Robinson and John Palmer Barstow Professor of Education, Psychology, and Pediatrics, Brown University Editor, Developmental Psychology

Child and Adolescent Development: An Advanced Course offers students explorations of issues at the forefront of this field. Unique both in the depth of its coverage and in the timeliness of the research that it presents, this comprehensive text conveys the field of child and adolescent development through the voices of scientists who themselves are now shaping the field. Their voices add a lively energy to the important topics discussed.

Taken together, the book's chapters cover development in the biological, cognitive, linguistic, social, cultural, moral, personality, emotional, and aesthetic domains. In addition, the chapters explore an extensive range of contemporary research topics, including the significance of diversity in development and the results of various social policy and educational initiatives that attempt to foster gains in critical dimensions of youth development.

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WILLIAM DAMON, PHD, is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, the Director of the Stanford Center on Adolescence, and a Professor of Education at Stanford University. He has written several books, many book chapters, and numerous articles on child development and adolescence.

RICHARD M. LERNER, PHD, is Bergstrom Chair in Applied Developmental Science at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University. He is the author or editor of many publications, including the Handbook of Child Psychology, Sixth Edition, with William Damon (Wiley). Dr. Lerner is also a past editor of the Journal of Research on Adolescence.

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