The Development of Children

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Edition: 3rd
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 1996-10-01
Publisher(s): W H Freeman & Co
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Table of Contents

Preface xix
The Study of Human Development
1(46)
PART I: IN THE BEGINNING 47(82)
The Human Heritage: Genes and Environment
51(30)
Prenatal Development and Birth
81(48)
PART II: INFANCY 129(162)
Early Infancy: Initial Capacities and the Process of Change
133(52)
The Achievements of the First Year
185(36)
The End of Infancy
221(38)
Early Experience and Later Life
259(32)
PART III: EARLY CHILDHOOD 291(180)
Language Acquisition
295(42)
Early Childhood Thought: Islands of Competence
337(44)
Social Development in Early Childhood
381(46)
The Contexts of Early Childhood Development
427(44)
PART IV: MIDDLE CHILDHOOD 471(146)
Cognitive and Biological Attainments of Middle Childhood
475(38)
Schooling and Development in Middle Childhood
513(50)
Social Development in Middle Childhood
563(54)
PART V: ADOLESCENCE 617(98)
Biological and Social Foundations of Adolescence
621(44)
The Psychological Achievements of Adolescence
665(50)
Epilogue 715
Appendix: Guide to Discussions of Specific Aspects of Development A-1(1)
Glossary G-1(1)
References R-1(1)
Sources of Photographs SP-1(1)
Name Index NI-1(1)
Subject Index SI-1

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