Developing Child, The: Pearson New International Edition VitalSource eText (13e) : 9781292034058

Developing Child, The: Pearson New International Edition VitalSource eText (13e)

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The Developing Child, 13e gives students the tools they need to organize, retain, and apply information from the broad field of child psychology, while offering balanced coverage of theory and application

Through The Developing Child, 13e Helen Bee and Denise Boyd generate excitement about scientific inquiry by connecting research with applications. All integrated features within the text are designed to engage students and provide them with the support they need to understand, learn, and apply the material.  

Table of contents
Part I: Introduction
Chapter 1: Basic Issues in the Study of Development

Part II: The Beginnings of Life
Chapter 2: Prenatal Development
Chapter 3: Birth and Early Infancy

Part III: The Physical Child
Chapter 4: Physical Development
Chapter 5: Perceptual Development

Part IV: The Thinking Child
Chapter 6: Cognitive Development I: Structure and Process
Chapter 7: Cognitive Development II: Individual Differences in Cognitive Abilities
Chapter 8: The Development of Language

Part V: The Social Child
Chapter 9: Personality Development: Alternative Views
Chapter 10: Concepts of Self, Gender, and Sex Roles
Chapter 11: The Development of Social Relationships
Chapter 12: Thinking about Relationships: Social-Cognitive and Moral Development

Part VI: The Whole Child
Chapter 13: The Ecology of Development: The Child within the Family System
Chapter 14: Beyond the Family: The Impact of the Broader Culture
Chapter 15: Atypical Development
Epilogue: Putting It All Together: The Developing Child
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