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McGraw Hill Education

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788120346925

ISBN-10 8120346920


Number of Pages 384 Pages
Language (English)


This Book Continues To Be The Cutting-Edge Standard For Child Development Texts. It Is Topically Organized, And Has Engaging Writing Style, Exceptional Cross-Cultural And Multi-Cultural Focus, Rich Examples, And Up-To-Date Scholarship. It Also Offers Students Research-Based, Practical Applications That They Can Relate To Their Personal And Professional Lives.

The Ninth Edition Represents The Rapid Transformations That Have Taken Place In The Field With A Wealth Of New Content And Teaching Tools:
1. Diverse Pathways Of Change Are Highlighted.
2. The Complex, Bidirectional Relationship Between Biology And Environment Is Given Greater Attention.
3. Inclusion Of Interdisciplinary Research Is Expanded.
4. The Links Among Theory, Research, And Applications A Theme Of This Book Since Its Inception Are Strengthened.
5. Both Health And Education Are Granted Increased Attention.
6. The Role Of Active Student Learning Is Made More Explicit.

Table Of Contents
A Personal Note To Students.
Preface For Instructors.
Part I: Theory And Research In Child Development
1. History, Theory, And Applied Directions.
2. Research Strategies.
Part Ii: Foundations Of Development
3. Biological Foundations, Prenatal Development, And Birth.
4. Infancy: Early Learning, Motor Skills, And Perceptual Capacities.
5. Physical Growth.
Part Iii: Cognitive And Language Development
6. Cognitive Development: Piagetian, Core Knowledge, And Vygotskian Perspectives.
7. Cognitive Development: An Information-Processing Perspective.
8. Intelligence.
9. Language Development.
Part Iv: Personality And Social Development
10. Emotional Development.
11. Self And Social Understanding.
12. Moral Development.
13. Development Of Sex Differences And Gender Roles.
Part V: Contexts For Development
14. The Family.
15. Peers, Media, And Schooling.
Name Index
Subject Index