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Life-span development

Author: John W Santrock
Publisher: Boston : McGraw Hill, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 12th edView all editions and formats
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Includes coverage of adulthood and aging, an 'Interlude' feature on applications, and research with more 21st-century citations.

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Santrock
ISBN: 9780073370637 0073370630 9780071311564 0071311564 9780073370217 0073370215 0071280839 9780071280839
OCLC Number: 226356747
Description: xlix, 639, 10, 69, 4, 16, 10 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The nature of child development --
Images of child development : the stories of Ted Kaczynski and Alice Walker --
Child development --
yesterday and today --
Caring for children --
Careers in child development : Luis Vargas, clinical child psychologist --
Diversity in child development : gender, families, and children's development --
"Caring for children : improving family policy --
Developmental processes, periods, and issues --
The science of child development --
Research in child development : research journals --
Careers in child development : Pam Reid, educational and developmental psychologist --
Reach your learning goals --
Careers in child development --
Biological processes, physical development, and perceptual development --
Biological beginnings --
Images of child development : the stories of Jim and Jim twins --
The evolutionary perspective --
Genetic foundations of development --
Careers in child development : Holly Ishmael, genetic counselor --
Reproductive challenges and choices --
Research in child development : in vitro fertilization and developmental outcomes in adolescence --
Diversity in child development : the increased diversity of adopted children and adoptive parents --
Caring for children : parenting adopted children --
Heredity and environment interaction : the nature-nurture debate --
Reach your learning goals --
Prenatal development and birth --
Images of child development : the story of Mr. Littles --
Prenatal development --
Diversity in child development : cultural beliefs about pregnancy --
Birth --
Careers in child development : Linda Pugh, perinatal nurse --
Caring for children : from waterbirth to music therapy --
Research in child development : Tiffany Field's research on massage therapy --
The postpartum period --
Reach your learning goals --
Physical development and health --
Images of child development : the story of Angie and her weight --
Body growth and change --
The brain --
Sleep --
Health --
Caring for children : a ;healthy start --
Diversity in child development : Latonya and Ramona : breast and bottle feeding in Africa --
Careers in child development : Barbara Deloin, pediatric nurse --
Reach your learning goals --
Motor, sensory, and perceptual development --
Images of child development : the stories of Stevie Wonder and Andrea Bocelli --
Motor development --
Diversity in child development : cultural variations in guiding infants' motor development --
Caring for children : parents and children's sports --
Sensory and perceptual development --
Research in child development : studying the newborn's perception --
Perceptual-motor coupling --
Reach your learning goals --
Cognition and language --
Cognitive developmental approaches --
Images of child development : the stories of Laurent, Lucienne, and Jacqueline --
Piaget's theory of cognitive development --
Research in child development : object permanence and causality --
Applying and evaluating Piaget's theory --
Vygotsky's theory of cognitive development --
Diversity in child development : guided participation and cultural contexts --
Careers in child development : Donene Polson, elementary school teacher --
Caring for children : tools of the mind --
Reach your learning goals --
Information processing --
Images of child development : the story of Laura Bickfoerd --
The information-processing approach --
Attention --
Memory --
Diversity in child development : culture and children's memory --
Research in child development : age differences in suggestibility --
Thinking --
Careers in child development : Helen Schwe, developmental psychologist and toy designer --
Caring for children : helping children learn strategies Megacognition --
Reach your learning goals --
Intelligence --
Images of child development : the story of Shiffy Landa --
The concept of intelligence --
Research in child development : the Abecedarian Project --
Diversity in child development : Larry P. : intelligent, but not on intelligence tests --
The development of intelligence --
Careers in child development : Toosje Thyssen Van Beveren, infant assessment specialist --
The extremes of intelligence and creativity --
Careers in child development : Sterling Jones, supervisor of gifted and talented education --
Caring for children : guiding children's creativity --
Reach your learning goals --
Language development --
Images of child development : the story of Helen Keller --
What is language? --
How language develops --
Careers in child development : Sharla Peltier, speech pathologist --
Research in child development : family environment and young children's language development --
Careers in child development : Salvador Tamayo, bilingual education teacher --
Diversity in child development : bilingual education --
Biological and environmental influences --
Caring for children : how parents can facilitate infants' and toddlers' language development --
Language and cognition --
Reach your learning goals --
Key terms --
Key people --
E-learning tools --
Socioemotional development --
Emotional development --
Images of child development : the story of Tom's fathering --
Exploring emotion --
Development of emotion --
Temperament --
Caring for children : parenting and the child's temperament --
Social orientation/understanding, attachment, and child care --
Diversity in child development : child-care policies around the world --
Careers in child development : Rashmi Nakhre, child-care director --
Research in child development : a national longitudinal study of child care --
Reach your learning goals --
The self and identity --
Images of child development : the story of Maxine Hong Kingston : bridging cultural worlds --
Self-understanding and understanding others --
Diversity in child development : multiple selves and sociocultural contexts --
Self-esteem and self-concept --
Research in child development : adolescents' self-images --
Identity --
Careers in child development : Armando Ronquillo, high school counselor --
Reach your learning goals --
E-learning tools --
Gender --
Images of child development : the story of Jerry Maguire : gender, emotion, and caring --
Influences on gender development --
Research in child development : young children's gender schemas of occupations --
Gender stereotypes, similarities, and differences --
Caring for children : guiding children's gender development --
Gender-role classification --
Diversity in child development : gender roles across cultures --
Reach your learning goals --
Moral development --
Images of child development : the story of Jewel Cash, teen dynamo --
Domains of moral development --
Diversity of child development : moral reasoning in the United States and India --
Contexts of moral development --
Caring for children : parenting recommendations for raising a moral child --
Prosocial and antisocial behavior --
Careers in child development : Rodney Hammond, health psychologist --
Research in child development : fast track --
Religious and spiritual development --
Reach your learning goals --
Social contexts of development --
Families --
Images of child development : the story of a mother with multiple sclerosis --
Family processes --
Parenting --
Careers in child development : Janis Keyser, parent educator --
Research in child development : marital conflict, individual hostility, and the use of physical punishment --
Careers in child development : Darla Kotkin, marriage and family therapist --
Siblings --
The changing family in a changing social world --
Caring for children : communicating with children about divorce --
Cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic variations in families --
Diversity in child development : acculturation and ethnic minority parenting --
Reach your learning goals --
Peers --
Images of child development : the stories of young adolescents girls' friends and relational worlds --
Peer relations --
Diversity in child development : cross-cultural comparisons of peer relations --
Research in child development : aggressive victims, passive victims, and bullies --
Play --
Friendship --
Caring for children : appropriate and inappropriate strategies for making friends --
Peers relations in adolescence --
Reach your learning goals --
Schools and achievement --
Images of child development : the story of Reggio Emilia's children --
Exploring children's schooling --
Careers in child development : Yolanda Garcia, directory of Children's Services/Head Start --
Diversity in child development : early childhood education in Japan and developing countries --
Elementary school --
Caring for children : "I have a dream" --
Socioeconomic status and ethnicity in schools --
Ethnicity in schools --
Careers in child development : James Comer, child psychiatrist --
Children with disabilities --
Achievement --
Research in child development : cross-cultural comparisons in learning math and math instruction --
Reach your learning goals --
Culture and diversity --
Images of child development : the stories of Sonya's and Michael's cultural conflicts --
Culture and children's development --
Socioeconomic status and poverty --
Research in child development : multiple risks of children living in poverty --
Caring for children : the Quantum Opportunities Program --
Ethnicity --
Careers in child development : Carola Suárez-Orozco, immigration studies researcher and professor --
Technology --
Computers and the Internet --
Diversity in child development : computer, the Internet, and sociocultural diversity --
Reach your learning goals.
Responsibility: John W. Santrock.
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