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This widely used practitioner resource and course text provides an engaging overview of developmental theory and research, with a focus on what practitioners need to know. The author explains how children's trajectories are shaped by transactions among early relationships, brain development, and the social environment. Developmental processes of infancy, toddlerhood, the preschool years, and middle childhood are described. The book shows how children in each age range typically behave, think, and relate to others, and what happens when development goes awry. It demonstrates effective ways to apply developmental knowledge to clinical assessment and intervention. Vivid case examples, observation exercises, and quick-reference tables facilitate learning.

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Genre Book : Social Science
Author Book : Douglas Davies
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release Book : 2010-07-23
Download Book : 494 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781606239100


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In the Third Edition of the topically organized Child Development: An Active Learning Approach, authors Laura E. Levine and Joyce A. Munsch invite students to take an active journey toward understanding the latest findings from the field of child development. Using robust pedagogical tools built into the chapter narratives, students are challenged to confront myths and misconceptions, participate in real-world activities with children and independently, and utilize video resources and research tools to pursue knowledge and develop critical thinking skills on their own. This new edition covers the latest findings on developmental neuroscience, positive youth development, the role of fathers, and more, with topics of diversity and culture integrated throughout. More than a textbook, this one-of-a-kind resource will continue to serve students as they go on to graduate studies, to work with children and adolescents professionally, and to care for children of their own.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Laura E. Levine
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release Book : 2016-12-01
Download Book : 760 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781506367590


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Long considered THE standard text in child development, the Third Canadian Edition of this best-selling topical approach to child development continues its tradition of being the most current and comprehensive text available. Laura Berk, renowned professor and researcher in the field of child development, has revised her Child Development text, adding new pedagogy, a heightened emphasis on the interplay between biology and environment, expanded coverage of culture, and an enhanced focus on education, health, and social issues, including many social policy topics addressed throughout the text. Laura Berk is continually abreast of changes in the field. For this new edition, Prof. Berk consulted with Canadian contributor William Roberts, of Thompson Rivers University, to offer a comprehensive and integrated North American edition. Interwoven throughout you will find important Canadian and international research, comparative global statistics, and explorations into social policy initiatives on important current issues. *Also available with this edition on request (at no extra charge), MyDevelopmentLab with The Virtual Child. Go towww.mydevelopmentlab.com for a tour.

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Genre Book : Child development
Author Book : Laura E. Berk
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Release Book : 2008-08-15
Download Book : 768 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0205660436


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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Robert V. Kail
Publisher : Pearson Education Canada
Release Book : 2014-04-02
Download Book : 648 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780205942756


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More children born today will survive to adulthood than at any time in history. It is now time to emphasize health and development in middle childhood and adolescence--developmental phases that are critical to health in adulthood and the next generation. Child and Adolescent Health and Development explores the benefits that accrue from sustained and targeted interventions across the first two decades of life. The volume outlines the investment case for effective, costed, and scalable interventions for low-resource settings, emphasizing the cross-sectoral role of education. This evidence base can guide policy makers in prioritizing actions to promote survival, health, cognition, and physical growth throughout childhood and adolescence.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Donald A. P. Bundy
Publisher : World Bank Publications
Release Book : 2017-11-20
Download Book : 502 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781464804397


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Younger, Adler, and Vasta’s Child Psychology, 3e is a topically ordered child development textbook known for its strong research focus, balanced theoretical presentation and pedagogical framework designed to assist students in understanding course material without compromising the depth of coverage. This third edition features a new chapter on brain development, the most up-to-date theory and research in child psychology as well as up-to-date references and research woven seamlessly throughout the text.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Alastair Younger
Publisher : Wiley Global Education
Release Book : 2014-07-29
Download Book : 800 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781118727683


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An Introduction to Child Development, Third Edition provides undergraduate students in psychology and other disciplines with a comprehensive survey of the main areas of child development, from infancy through to adolescence, in a readily accessible format. It equips students with an appreciation of the critical issues, while providing balanced coverage of topics that represent both classic and cutting edge work in this vast and fascinating field. The new edition has been fully updated and features: Topical research examples from current literature in psychology, education, nursing and medicine including new material on fetal learning and the role of play New and expanded sections covering key contemporary issues in cognitive, emotional and social development New features such as 'Points for Reflection' boxes, designed to encourage the reader to reflect more deeply on the subject matter Access to an enhanced SAGE Edge companion website which features online readings, Powerpoint Slides, ‘Test Yourself’ questions and much more (https://edge.sagepub.com/keenan3e). This textbook is essential reading for undergraduate students taking an introductory course in child development or developmental psychology and provides a clear and accessible foundation for essays, assignments and other projects.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Thomas Keenan
Publisher : SAGE
Release Book : 2016-03-17
Download Book : 456 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781473953017


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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here The Second Edition of An Introduction to Child Development has been fully updated to provide a comprehensive survey of the main areas of child development, from infancy through to adolescence. Equipping students with an appreciation of critical issues in the field and an understanding of empirical research that bears on the study of children, the text provides balanced coverage of topics and theoretical perspectives that represent both classic and cutting edge work in child development. In terms of new content, it now covers more on the biological foundations of development, plus new chapters on moral development and applied developmental psychology. The Second Edition includes the following features: - learning points - section & chapter summaries, - end-of-chapter glossaries - suggestions for further reading - sample multiple choice questions - sidebars featuring in depth discussions of key research findings or points of debate within the field of child development. The text comes with a dedicated website with resources for both students and instructors.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Thomas Keenan
Publisher : SAGE
Release Book : 2009-02-27
Download Book : 424 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781446204009


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Release Book : 2009
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ISBN-10 : 0205637000


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Now in a revised and updated fourth edition, this trusted text and professional resource provides a developmental framework for clinical practice. The authors examine how children's trajectories are shaped by transactions among family relationships, brain development, and the social environment. Risk and resilience factors in each of these domains are highlighted. Covering infancy, toddlerhood, the preschool years, and middle childhood, the text explores how children of different ages typically behave, think, and relate to others. Developmentally informed approaches to assessment and intervention are illustrated by vivid case examples. Observation exercises and quick-reference summaries of each developmental stage facilitate learning. New to This Edition *Incorporates a decade's worth of advances in knowledge about attachment, neurodevelopment, developmental psychopathology, intervention science, and more. *Toddler, preschool, and school-age development are each covered in two succinct chapters rather than one, making the book more student friendly. *Updated throughout by new coauthor Michael F. Troy, while retaining Douglas Davies's conceptual lens and engaging style.

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Genre Book : Social Science
Author Book : Douglas Davies
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release Book : 2020-03-13
Download Book : 512 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781462543014