Looking at Children

Looking at Children : Introduction to Child Development

By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$48.96

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

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
  • BROOKS/COLE
  • 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