ISBN13:978-0205058297 ISBN10: 0205058299 Edition/Copyright:7TH 12 Cover: Other Format Publisher:Allyn & Bacon, Inc. Published: 01/03/2011 International: No
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I. Theory and Research in Child Development
1. History, Theory, and Research Strategies
The Field of Child Development
Recent Theoretical Perspectives
Comparing Child Development Theories
Studying the Child
II. Foundations of Development
2. Biological and Environmental Foundations
Environmental Contexts for Development
Understanding the Relationship Between Heredity and Environment
3. Prenatal Development
Motivations for Parenthood
Prenatal Environmental Influences
Preparing for Parenthood
4. Birth and the Newborn Baby
The Stages of Childbirth
Approaches to Childbirth
Precious Moments After Birth
The Newborn Baby's Capacities
The Transition to Parenthood
III. Infancy and Toddlerhood: The First Two Years
5. Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Influences on Early Physical Growth
6. Cognitive Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Piaget's Cognitive-Developmental Theory
The Social Context of Early Cognitive Development
Individual Differences in Early Mental Development
7. Emotional and Social Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Erikson's Theory of Infant and Toddler Personality
Temperament and Development
Development of Attachment
IV. Early Childhood: Two to Six Years
8. Physical Development in Early Childhood
Influences on Physical Growth and Health
9. Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Piaget's Theory: The Preoperational Stage
Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory
Individual Differences in Mental Development
10. Emotional and Social Development in Early Childhood
Erikson's Theory: Initiative vs. Guilt
Foundations of Morality
Child Rearing and Emotional and Social Development
V. Middle Childhood: Six to Eleven Years
11. Physical Development in Middle Childhood
Common Health Problems
Motor Development and Play
12. Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Piaget's Theory: The Concrete Operational Stage
Individual Differences in Mental Development
Children's Learning in School
13. Emotional and Social Development in Middle Childhood
Understanding Others: Perspective Taking
Some Common Problems of Development
VI. Adolescence: The Transition to Adulthood
14. Physical Development in Adolescence
Conceptions of Adolescence
Puberty: The Physical Transition to Adulthood
The Psychological Impact of Pubertal Events
Motor Development, Sports Participation, and Physical Activity
15. Cognitive Development in Adolescence
An Information-Processing View of Adolescent Cognitive Development
Consequences of Abstract Thought
Sex Differences in Mental Abilities
Learning in School
16. Emotional and Social Development in Adolescence
Erikson's Theory: Identity versus Identity Confusion
Problems of Development
At the Threshold
17. From Adolescence to Emerging Adulthood
A Period of Unprecedented Exploration
Cultural Change and Emerging Adulthood
Development in Emerging Adulthood
Risk and Resilience in Emerging Adulthood
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