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Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence - International Student Edition
An Active Learning Approach

Second Edition


February 2019 | SAGE Publications, Inc

Chronologically organized, Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence, Second Edition presents topics within the field of child development through unique and highly engaging Active Learning opportunities. The Active Learning features integrated within the print text and digital program foster a dynamic and personal learning process for students. Within each chapter, authors Laura E. Levine and Joyce Munsch introduce students to a wide range of real-world applications of psychological research to child development. The in-text pedagogical features and the accompanying digital components help students discover the excitement of studying child development and equip them with skills they can use long after completing the course.

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List of Active Learning
 
List of Journey of Research
 
Preface
 
About the Authors
 
PART I: UNDERSTANDING DEVELOPMENT: WHY AND HOW WE STUDY CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
 
CHAPTER 1. ISSUES AND THEMES IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Why Study Childhood?

 
Understanding How Development Happens

 
Contexts of Development

 
Being a Smart Consumer of Information About Development

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
CHAPTER 2. THEORY AND RESEARCH IN DEVELOPMENT
Why Theories of Development are Important

 
Theories of Child and Adolescent Development

 
Psychoanalytic Theory

 
Learning Theories

 
Theories of Cognitive Development

 
Evolutionary Theory: Ethology

 
Ecological Theory

 
Dynamic Systems Theory

 
The Impact of Biology and Culture on Child Development Theory and Research

 
Comparison of Developmental Theories

 
Research Methods

 
Ethics in Research With Children and Adolescents

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
PART II : FOUNDATIONS OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT
 
CHAPTER 3. NATURE THROUGH NURTURE: GENES AND ENVIRONMENT
The Study of Genes and Behavior

 
Molecular Genetics: Chromosomes, Genes, and DNA

 
Genetic Disorders

 
Behavioral Genetics

 
The Interaction of Genes and Environment

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
CHAPTER 4. PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT, THE NEWBORN, AND THE TRANSITION TO PARENTHOOD
The Three Stages of Prenatal Development

 
Health and Risks in Pregnancy

 
The Birth Experience

 
The Newborn

 
The Transition to Parenthood

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
PART III : INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD
 
CHAPTER 5. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD
Brain Development

 
Sensation and Perception

 
Infant Body Growth and Motor Development

 
Health and Nutrition

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
CHAPTER 6. COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD
Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

 
Theory of Core Knowledge

 
Learning

 
Cognitive Processes

 
Individual Differences in Cognitive Abilities

 
Language Development

 
Threats to and Support for Cognitive and Language Development

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
CHAPTER 7. SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD
Emotions and Temperament: Universality and Difference

 
The Self in Infants and Toddlers

 
Attachment

 
Contexts of Development

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
PART IV: EARLY CHILDHOOD
 
CHAPTER 8. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
Body Growth and Changes

 
Body Awareness, Body Image, and Sexuality

 
Brain Development

 
Health and Nutrition

 
Illnesses and Threats to Health

 
Child Maltreatment

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
CHAPTER 9. COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development: The Preoperational Stage (2–7 Years)

 
Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory of Cognitive Development

 
Cognitive Processes

 
Play and Cognitive Development

 
Language Development in Early Childhood

 
Preacademic Skills: Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

 
Risk Factors and Supports for Cognitive and Language Development in Early Childhood

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
CHAPTER 10. SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
Emotional Development

 
Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Self-Control

 
Development of Gender Identity

 
Moral Development

 
Family Relationships

 
Peer Relationships and the Role of Play

 
Risks, Resources, and Resilience

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
PART V: MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
 
CHAPTER 11. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
Body Growth and Changes

 
Brain Development

 
Health and Well-Being

 
Physical Activity

 
Children and the Natural World

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
CHAPTER 12. COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
Piaget’s Stage of Concrete Operations (7–12 Years)

 
Cognitive Processes

 
Language Development

 
Intelligence

 
Cognitive Deficits and Intellectual Gifts

 
Academic Achievement

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
CHAPTER 13. SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
The Self and Identity in School-Age Children

 
Emotional Development and Emotional Problems

 
Family Relationships

 
Diversity in Family Life

 
Peer Relationships

 
Stress, Coping, and Resilience

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
PART VI: ADOLESCENCE
 
CHAPTER 14. PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN ADOLESCENCE
Brain Development

 
Body Growth and Changes

 
Teens and Sexuality

 
Health and Nutrition

 
Stress and Coping

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
CHAPTER 15. COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN ADOLESCENCE
Piaget’s Stage of Formal Operations (12 Years and Older)

 
Cognitive Processes

 
Moral Judgment

 
The Language of Teenagers

 
Adolescent Cognitive Development in Context

 
Risk and Success in Secondary Education

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
CHAPTER 16. SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN ADOLESCENCE
The Self in Adolescence

 
Emotions

 
Family Relationships

 
Peer Relationships

 
Beyond Parents and Peers: Important Nonparental Adults

 
The Daily Lives of Adolescents

 
Emerging Adulthood

 
Conclusion

 
Chapter Summary

 
Key Terms

 
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Name Index
 
Subject Index

This is an excellent resource and exactly what I require for my students. It is the ideal book for my undergraduate students and will be on the essential reading list for 4 years

Dr Judith Butler
Dept of Sport, Leisure & Childhood, Cork Institute of Technology
June 24, 2019

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