How Children Develop

Author: Siegler, Robert S.


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  • ISBN: 9780716795278
  • Author: Siegler, Robert S.
  • Publ Date: 2006-02-23
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 600
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  • Status: O/P
  • ID - 7065

Table of Contents :

An Introduction to Child Development: Historical Foundations, Themes and Research Methods; Prenatal Development, Birth and the Newborn Period; Biology and Behaviour: Genetics, Brain Development, and Physical Development; Theories of Cognitive Development: Piagetian, Core-Knowledge, Information Processing, and Sociocultural Seeing, Thinking, and Doing in Infancy; Development of Language and Symbol Use; Conceptual Development; Intelligence and Academic Achievement; Theories of Social Development: Psychoanalytic, Learning, Social Cognition, and Ecological Emotional Development; Attachment to Others and Development of Self; The Family; Peer Relationships; Moral Development; Gender Development; Conclusions: Integrating Current Understanding around the Seven Major Themes.


"How Children Develop" is a topically-oriented, non-encyclopaedic text that will captivate students with the latest, most-essential research findings without overwhelming them with excessive detail. The eagerly awaited second edition offers a new chapter on 'Gender' as well as refreshing new work on 'Conceptual Development', all augmented by updated, significant research on all other topics throughout. The dynamically enhanced media and supplements package adds the perfect compliment to this stimulating and well-received text. Supplements: Instructor's Media Toolkit DVD (0-7167-7607-3); Video (0-7167-7609-X); CD (0-7167-6723-6); Student Media Toolkit (0-7167-7608-1); Overhead Transparencies (0-7167-6719-8); Printed Test Bank (0-7167-6725-2); CD Test Bank (0-7167-6724-4); and Instructor's Resource Manual (0-7167-6722-8).


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