ISBN 9781259003127,Child Development

Child Development



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781259003127

ISBN-10 1259003124


Edition 13th
Number of Pages 648 Pages
Language (English)

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. Salient Features 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 Preface 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