Developing Person Through Childhood and Adolescence

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Edition: 12th
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Pub. Date: 2020-11-16
Publisher(s): Worth Publishers
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Summary

With Macmillan’s superior content delivered by LaunchPad (comprehensive course) or Achieve Read & Practice (e-book + online homework), Kathleen Berger’s acclaimed introduction to childhood and adolescence development weaves classic and cutting-edge research, contemporary topics (especially neuroscience and culture), and relatable real stories and personal experiences. LaunchPad for the text offers additional ways to engage students, including Data Connections, which lets students explore the data behind high-impact research; and Developing Lives, an interactive online experience in which students “raise” a virtual child through adolescence. Chapter Apps, an additional new feature in the text, points students to smartphone apps that can be used to demonstrate real-life applications of developmental research.

Table of Contents

PART I The Beginnings
Chapter 1 The Science of Development
Chapter 2 Theories
Chapter 3 The New Genetics
Chapter 4 Prenatal Development and Birth
PART II The First Two Years
Chapter 5 The First Two Years: Biosocial Development
Chapter 6 The First Two Years: Cognitive Development
Chapter 7 The First Two Years: Psychosocial Development
PART III Early Childhood
Chapter 8 Early Childhood: Biosocial Development
Chapter 9 Early Childhood: Cognitive Development
Chapter 10 Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development
PART IV Middle Childhood
Chapter 11 Middle Childhood: Biosocial Development
Chapter 12 Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development
Chapter 13 Middle Childhood: Psychosocial Development
PART V Adolescence
Chapter 14 Adolescence: Biosocial Development
Chapter 15 Adolescence: Cognitive Development
Chapter 16 Adolescence: Psychosocial Development
EPILOGUE Emerging Adulthood

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