Child Psychology, A Contemporary Viewpoint + CONNECT w/eText by Ross D ParkeChild Psychology, A Contemporary Viewpoint + CONNECT w/eText by Ross D Parke

Child Psychology, A Contemporary Viewpoint + CONNECT w/eText

byRoss D Parke, Mary Gauvain, Mark Schmuckler

Book & Toy | April 1, 2010

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Parke/Gauvain/Schmuckler is a classic text, strongly grounded in research that uses a topical organization to emphasize the processes of development. It examines a variety of theoretical viewpoints, providing students with a well-balanced view of a child's developmental process. Recurring pedagogical features ensure students see the interrelatedness of chapters and concepts throughout development.

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Title:Child Psychology, A Contemporary Viewpoint + CONNECT w/eTextFormat:Book & ToyDimensions:11 × 8.4 × 1.3 inPublished:April 1, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070919836

ISBN - 13:9780070919839


Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Child Development: Themes, Theories, and Methods

Chapter 2: Heredity and the Environment

Chapter 3: Prenatal Development and Birth

Chapter 4: The Infant's Sensory and Perceptual Capacities

Chapter 5: The Child's Growth: Brain, Body, Motor Skills, and Sexual Maturation

Chapter 6: Emotional Development and Attachment

Chapter 7: Language and Communication

Chapter 8: Cognitive Development: Piaget and Vygotsky

Chapter 9: Cognitive Development: The Information Processing Approach

Chapter 10: Intelligence and Achievement

Chapter 11: The Family

Chapter 12: Expanding the Social World: Peers and Friends

Chapter 13: Gender Roles and Gender Differences

Chapter 14: Morality, Altruism, and Aggression

Chapter 15: Developmental Psychopathology





Name Index

Subject Index