An Introduction to Child Development
The new edition has been fully updated and features:
Topical research examples from current literature in psychology, education, nursing and medicine including new material on fetal learning and the role of play
New and expanded sections covering key contemporary issues in cognitive, emotional and social development
New features such as 'Points for Reflection' boxes, designed to encourage the reader to reflect more deeply on the subject matter
Access to an enhanced SAGE Edge companion website which features online readings, Powerpoint Slides, 'Test Yourself' questions and much more (https://edge.sagepub.com/keenan3e).
This textbook is essential reading for undergraduate students taking an introductory course in child development or developmental psychology and provides a clear and accessible foundation for essays, assignments and other projects.
- Paperback | 456 pages
- 186 x 232 x 20.32mm | 900g
- 05 May 2016
- Sage Publications Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 3rd Revised edition
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Table of contents
The Principles of Developmental Psychology
Theories of Development
Introduction: What is a Theory?
Research Methodology in Developmental Psychology
The Biological Foundations of Development
The Biological Foundations of Development I: Physical Growth, Motor Development and Genetics
The Biological Foundations of Development II: The Developing Brain
The Development of Perception, Cognition and Language
Theories of Cognitive Development
The Development of Language and Communication
Emotional, Social and Moral Development
Applied Human Development
About Thomas Keenan
Subhadra Evans completed her PhD in Developmental Psychology at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. She is currently serving as Associate Professor in the UCLA Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Program, where she researches the impact of chronic pain on family and social relationships, and the use of mind-body medicine to treat chronic pain. She also teaches courses on Child Development, Health Psychology and Introductory Psychology. Dr Kevin Crowley is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of South Wales. He has published research papers in a number of areas of child development, including bilingual language and literacy development, and play and learning in the early years.