Looking at Children

Looking at Children : Introduction to Child Development

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Written for students taking courses in child and adolescent development or developmental psychology, this text presents child development in a straightforward manner that stresses the uniqueness of every child.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 700 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 25.4mm | 1,140g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534137040
  • 9780534137045

Table of contents

Part One: Introduction to Child Development. Concepts and history. The scientific study of children. Part Two: The Beginnings of Development. Genetics: The basis of development. In the beginning: Prenatal development, birth and the neonate. The course of physical growth. Part Three: Cognitive Development. Perception and attention. Piaget's theory. Learning, thinking and remembering. Language development. Individual differences in intelligence. Culture, schooling and cognition. Part Four: Becoming a Social Being. Attachment: The first relationship. Family relations. Interacting with others. Thinking about the self and others. Gender development and sex differences. The development of sexuality.show more