A Child's World: Infancy Through Adolescence

Hardcover | September 25, 2013

byGabriela Martorell, Diane Papalia, Ruth Feldman

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This fully-revised thirteenth edition continues to provide the extensive cross-cultural and multicultural coverage, the innovative pedagogical learning system, and the balance between research and real-life applications that has made A Child's World a favorite of students and professors alike. The new edition was revised using McGraw-Hill's Heat Map Technology, which gives authors access to real data from real students to create their revisions. This data is anonymously collected from the many students who use LearnSmart, the adaptive learning tool that provides students with an individualized assessment of their own progress. Because virtually every text paragraph is tied to several questions that students answer while using LearnSmart, empirical data showing the specific concepts with which students have the most difficulty is easily pinpointed for the authors to review. In addition to those areas that have been reworked for clarity in the thirteenth edition, “StudySmart” icons are placed in the most important hot spots in the chapter based on student data. These icons lead students to digital assets that enhance their understanding of challenging concepts.

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This fully-revised thirteenth edition continues to provide the extensive cross-cultural and multicultural coverage, the innovative pedagogical learning system, and the balance between research and real-life applications that has made A Child's World a favorite of students and professors alike. The new edition was revised using McGraw-...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:11.1 × 9.2 × 1.1 inPublished:September 25, 2013Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0078035430

ISBN - 13:9780078035432

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Enteringa Child's World<_o3a_p>

Chapter 1:Studying A Child's World<_o3a_p>

Chapter 2: AChild's World: How We Discover It<_o3a_p>

Part2 Beginnings<_o3a_p>

Chapter 3: Forminga New Life: Conception, Heredity, and Environment<_o3a_p>

Chapter 4:Pregnancy and Prenatal Development<_o3a_p>

Chapter 5: Birthand the Newborn Baby<_o3a_p>

Part3 Infancy and Toddlerhood<_o3a_p>

Chapter 6:Physical Development and Health During the First Three Years<_o3a_p>

Chapter 7:Cognitive Development during the First Three Years<_o3a_p>

Chapter 8:Psychosocial Development during the First Three Years<_o3a_p>

Part4 Early Childhood<_o3a_p>

Chapter 9:Physical Development and Health in Early Childhood<_o3a_p>

Chapter 10:Cognitive Development in Early Childhood<_o3a_p>

Chapter 11:Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood<_o3a_p>

Part5 Middle Childhood<_o3a_p>

Chapter 12:Physical Development and Health in Middle Childhood<_o3a_p>

Chapter 13:Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood<_o3a_p>

Chapter 14:Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood<_o3a_p>

Part6 Adolescence<_o3a_p>

Chapter 15:Physical Development and Health in Adolescence<_o3a_p>

Chapter 16:Cognitive Development in Adolescence<_o3a_p>

Chapter 17:Psychosocial Development in Adolescence<_o3a_p>