How Children Develop
Fifth EditionRobert S. Siegler; Jenny Saffran; Nancy Eisenberg; Judy DeLoache; Elizabeth Gershoff; Campbell Leaper©2017
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How Children Develop has established itself as having the most up-to-date perspectives on child development. The authors introduce you to core concepts and impactful discoveries with an unparalleled integration of theory, cultural research, and applications. Organized around seven themes, it is presented in a style that is authoritative yet immediately understandable and relevant to you. Full of pictures and tables to show you key concepts, it also includes self-assessment quizzes for each chapter to regularly ensure your understanding of the material.
The new edition has been rigorously updated and offers a greater focus on diverse cultural perspectives. It is also more interactive than ever before, with richer integration between the book and its interactive study features in LaunchPad.
Table of Contents
1. An Introduction To Child Development
2. Prenatal Development and The Newborn Period
3. Biology and Behavior
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