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Infants, Children and Adolescents

Infants, Children and Adolescents - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0205511389

Cover of Infants, Children and Adolescents 6TH 08 (ISBN 978-0205511389)
ISBN13: 978-0205511389
ISBN10: 0205511384
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 08
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2008
International: No

List price: $151.75

Infants, Children and Adolescents - 6TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205511389

Laura E. Berk

ISBN13: 978-0205511389
ISBN10: 0205511384
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 08
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

An introductory text in child development, presenting major theories and stressing the interdependence of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development. After an overview of the history of the field and research strategies, chapters cover biological and environmental determinants of development and the various developmental stages. Learning aids include on-going vignettes, chapter summaries, sections reviews, concept tables, and boxes on culture, social issues, and research. Contains a glossary, margin definitions, and color photos.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1 History, Theory, and Research Strategies 2
2 Biological and Environmental Foundations 50
3 Prenatal Development 96
4 Birth and the Newborn Baby 132
5 Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood 168
6 Cognitive Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood 208
7 Emotional and Social Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood 246
8 Physical Development in Early Childhood 284
9 Cognitive Development in Early Childhood 312
10 Emotional and Social Development in Early Childhood 352
11 Physical Development in Middle Childhood 394
12 Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood 420
13 Emotional and Social Development in Middle Childhood 464
14 Physical Development in Adolescence 508
15 Cognitive Development in Adolescence 546
16 Emotional and Social Development in Adolescence 582
Glossary G-1
References R-1
Name Index I-1
Subject Index I-9