Understanding Children's Development

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9781405176019: Understanding Children's Development

This leading child development text has been widely acclaimed for its international coverage and its rigorous research-based approach. It begins by introducing the ways in which psychologists study developmental processes before going on to consider all major aspects of development from conception through to adolescence.

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This leading child development text has been widely acclaimed for its international coverage and its rigorous research-based approach. It begins by introducing the ways in which psychologists study developmental processes before going on to consider all major aspects of development from conception through to adolescence. For the fourth edition, the entire text has been updated to take account of recent developments in the field. Major revisions include: a new chapter on prenatal development and birth coverage of a range of theoretical perspectives - from evolutionary developmental psychology to cultural-ecological and social-constructionist viewpoints extensive new material on developments in attachment theory extended discussion of implications of the social contexts of learning for cognition and education Each chapter provides lucid discussion of the material, enlivened by the inclusion of revealing case studies, and ideas for classroom discussion. Throughout the text the practical and applied implications of developmental research are emphasized and discussed. Useful online support material, including multiple choice questions, to accompany this text is available at http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/ucd.

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Understanding Children's Development is the UK's best-selling developmental psychology textbook and has been widely acclaimed for its international coverage and rigorous research-based approach. This dynamic text emphasizes the practical and applied implications of developmental research. It begins by introducing the ways in which psychologists study developmental processes before going on to consider all major aspects of development from conception through to adolescence.

For the fifth edition, the entire text has been updated to take account of developments in the field, whilst retaining all the content and features that have made it so popular amongst both students and lecturers. Major revisions include:

  • New and expanded chapters on antisocial behavior and on children and media
  • New material on many topics such as: children and day care; developments in cognitive neuroscience; the physical punishment debate; changes in the adolescent brain
  • Extended coverage of prosocial behavior, family contexts and involving children in research
  • Expanded artwork program and full-color design

Each chapter provides lucid discussion of the material, enlivened by the inclusion of revealing case studies, real-world examples, 'Stop and Think' boxes and ideas for classroom debate.

Online teaching and learning resources to accompany the text are available at www.wiley.com/college/smith

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