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Developing Person Through Childhood
Eighth EditionKathleen Stassen Berger©2018
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Exceptional in its currency, global in its cultural reach, Kathleen Berger’s portrait of the scientific investigation of childhood and adolescent development helps bring an evolving field into the evolving classroom. Guided by Berger’s clear, inviting authorial voice, and page after page of fascinating examples from cultures around the world, students see how classic and current research, and the lives of real people, shape the field’s core theories and concepts.
Table of Contents
PART I The Beginnings
The Science of Human Development
The New Genetics
Prenatal Development and Birth
PART II The First Two Years
The First Two Years: Biosocial Development
The First Two Years: Cognitive Development
The First Two Years: Psychosocial Development
PART III Early Childhood
Early Childhood: Biosocial Development
CHAPTER 9 Early Childhood: Cognitive Development
CHAPTER 10 Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development
PART IV Middle Childhood
CHAPTER 11 Middle Childhood: Biosocial Development
CHAPTER 12 Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development
CHAPTER 13 Middle Childhood: Psychosocial Development
APPENDIX More About Research Methods