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How Children Develop (Canadian Edition)
Fifth EditionRobert S. Siegler; Jenny Saffran; Elizabeth Gershoff; Susan Graham©2017
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How Children Develop continues to be the topically arranged textbook that teachers and researchers trust for the most up to date perspectives on the field of child development. The book has also been fully adapted for a Canadian audience with special attention to Canadian research and topics of special relevance, offering Canadian readers an organic and engaging reading experience.
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Table of Contents
1. An Introduction To Child Development
2. Prenatal Development and The Newborn Period
3. Biology and Behaviour
4. Theories of Cognitive Development
5. Seeing, Thinking, and Doing Infancy
6. Development of Language and Symbol Use
7. Conceptual Development
8. Intelligence and Academic Achievement
9. Theories of Social Development
10. Emotional Development
11. Attachment to Others and Development of Self
12. The Family
13. Peer Relationships
14. Moral Development
15. Gender Development