Tata McGraw - Hill Education
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Child & developmental psychology
ew of the words used by adopters and reviewers of John Santrock's Child Development. A new Connections theme shows how it all fits together in the most accurate and up-to-date topically-organized text in the field. Used by hundreds of thousands of students over twelve editions, Santrock's proven learning system provides a clear roadmap to content mastery. The fully revised thirteenth edition continues with Santrock's highly contemporary tone and focus, featuring over 1,000 new citations.
Proven Learning Goals pedagogy. This class-tested hallmark of John Santrock's textbooks encompasses learning goals, chapter maps, review and reflect, and reach your learning goals sections, which are all connected. By following this pedagogical road map, students will read and retain the vast amount of information in child development more effectively and efficiently.
Expert consultants. A veritable who's who of experts in child development once again have provided contributions and suggestions for those chapters in their area of expertise, ensuring the most accurate and contemporary presentation available.
Connections Through Research help students understand how research informs what we know about development, describing a research study, its methods, and results.
Coverage of career opportunities in child development. Connecting with Careers sections profile an individual whose career relates to the chapter's content. The Careers Appendix after chapter 1 describes a number of careers in education, research, counseling, medical/nursing, and family categories. Numerous web links provide students with opportunities to read about these careers in greater depth. Diversity and Reflect sections help students to connect the material with their own lives.
Developmental Connections, questions, and cross references emphasize the interconnectedness of child development, both topically and chronologically.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Section One--The Nature of Child Development
Chapter 1. Introduction
Appendix. Careers in Child Development
Section Two--Biological Processes, Physical Development, and Perceptual Development
Chapter 2. Biological Beginnings
Chapter 3. Prenatal Development and Birth
Chapter 4. Physical Development and Health
Chapter 5. Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Development
Section Three--Cognitive and Language
Chapter 6. Cognitive Developmental Approaches
Chapter 7. Information Processing
Chapter 8. Intelligence
Chapter 9. Language Development
Section Four--Socioemotional Development
Chapter 10. Emotional Development
Chapter 11. The Self and Identity
Chapter 12. Gender
Chapter 13. Moral Development
Section Five--Social Context of Development
Chapter 14. Families
Chapter 15. Peers
Chapter 16. Schools and Achievement
Chapter 17. Culture and Diversity