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Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence - Interactive eBook
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Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence - Interactive eBook
An Active Learning Approach

Second Edition


December 2018 | SAGE Publications, Inc

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Chapter 1: Issues and Themes in Child Development
Why Study Childhood?

 
Understanding How Development Happens

 
Contexts of Development

 
Being a Smart Consumer of Information about Development

 
 
Chapter 2: Theory and Research in Development
Why Theories of Development are Important

 
Theories of Child and Adolescent Development

 
Learning Theories

 
Theories of Cognitive Development

 
Evolutionary Theory: Ethology

 
Ecological Theory

 
Dynamic Systems Theory

 
The Impact of Biology and Culture on Child Development Theory and Research

 
Comparison of Developmental Theories

 
Research Methods

 
How Research Is Designed

 
Interpreting and Using the Results of a Study

 
Ethics in Research with Children and Adolescents

 
Journey of Research: The Case of Henrietta Lacks

 
 
Chapter 3: Nature Through Nurture: Genes and Environment
The Study of Genes and Behavior

 
Journey of Research: The History of Research on Genetics

 
Molecular Genetics: Chromosomes, Genes, and DNA

 
Genetic Disorders

 
Behavioral Genetics

 
The Interaction of Genes and Environment

 
 
Chapter 4: Prenatal Development
The Three Stages of Prenatal Development

 
Health and Risks in Pregnancy

 
The Birth Experience

 
The Newborn

 
The Transition to Parenthood

 
 
Chapter 5: Physical Development in Infancy and Childhood
Brain Development

 
Sensation and Perception

 
Infant Body Growth and Motor Development

 
Health and Nutrition

 
 
Chapter 6: Cognitive Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

 
Theory of Core Knowledge

 
Journey of Research: Is Object Permanence Learned or Innate?

 
Learning

 
Cognitive Processes

 
Individual Differences in Cognitive Abilities

 
Language Development

 
Threats to and Support for Cognitive and Language Development

 
 
Chapter 7: Social and Emotional Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Emotions and Temperament: Universality and Difference

 
The Self in Infants and Toddlers

 
Attachment

 
Active Learning: Experiencing a Sense of Secure Attachment

 
Journey of Research: The History of the Study of Attachment

 
Contexts of Development

 
 
Chapter 8: Physical Development in Early Childhood
Body Growth and Changes

 
Body Awareness, Body Image, and Sexuality

 
Active Learning: Developing Body Awareness

 
Brain Development

 
Health and Nutrition

 
Illness and Threats to Health

 
Child Maltreatment

 
 
Chapter 9: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development: The Preoperational Stage (2–7 Years)

 
Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory of Cognitive Development

 
Cognitive Processes

 
Play and Cognitive Development

 
Language Development in Early Childhood

 
Preacademic Skills: Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

 
Risk Factors and Supports for Cognitive and Language Development in Early Childhood

 
 
Chapter 10: Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood
Emotional Development

 
Self-Concept, Self-Esteem, and Self-Control

 
Development of Gender Identity

 
Moral Development

 
Family Relationships

 
Peer Relationships and the Role of Play

 
Risks, Resources, and Resilience

 
 
11. Physical Development in Middle Childhood
Body Growth and Changes

 
Brain Development

 
Health and Well-Being

 
Physical Activity

 
Children and the Natural World

 
 
12. Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Piaget’s stage of concrete operations (7–12 years)

 
Cognitive Processes

 
Language Development

 
Intelligence

 
Cognitive Deficits and Intellectual Gifts

 
Academic Achievement

 
 
13. Social and Emotional Development in Middle Childhood
The Self and Identity in School-Age Children

 
Active Learning: Self-Concept and Self-Esteem

 
Emotional Development and Emotional Problems

 
Family Relationships

 
Children’s Living Arrangements

 
Peer Relationships

 
Stress, Coping, and Resilience

 
Journey of Research: Resiliency: Trait or Process?

 
Active Learning: Resilience

 
 
14. Physical Development in Adolescence
Brain Development

 
Body Growth and Changes

 
Health and Nutrition

 
Stress and Coping

 
 
15. Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Piaget's Stage of Formal Operations (12 years and Older)

 
Active Learning: Formal Operations

 
Cognitive Processes

 
The Language of Teenagers

 
Active Learning: Textisms

 
Adolescent Cognitive Development in Context

 
Risk and Success in Secondary Education

 
 
16. Social and Emotional Development in Adolescence
The Self in Adolescence

 
Emotions

 
Family Relationships

 
Peer Relationships

 
Beyond Parents and Peers: Important Nonparental Adults

 
Active Learning: Relationships with Nonparental Adults

 
The Daily Lives of Adolescents

 
Emerging Adulthood

 
Key features

NEW TO THIS EDITION: 

  • New Development in Action videos illustrate chapter concepts to make the material more memorable for students.
  • The Test Your Knowledge feature has been enhanced with videos of students answering True/False questions, with follow-up commentary by the authors.
  • Approximately 1,500 new references reflect cutting-edge topics such as the Zika virus and prenatal development, educational apps and children’s learning, selfies and narcissism, and transfer and gender nonconforming children and teens.
  • A streamlined organization on cognitive development chapters provide more continuity in coverage of the basic cognitive processes: attention, memory, executive function, and social cognition.
  • Expanded coverage of cultural diversity, including topics such as intersectionality and neurodiversity, helps instructors be more inclusive in presenting a broad range of possible developmental pathways.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each section prompt students to apply and integrate what they’ve read in order to expand their understanding of the material beyond memorization.
  • Increased focus on positive psychology and positive youth development aligns with the field’s movement toward a model that looks more closely at the strengths and protection factors in development, which has influenced how professional work with children and families.
  • Continuity between chapters and topics has been enhanced through call-outs to information from previous chapters or alerts for information in upcoming chapters.

KEY FEATURES:

  • A hallmark active learning approach engages students in personal, real-world applications of research and theory throughout each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening Test Your Knowledge (T/F) assessments, revisited within the chapter, help students address common misconceptions about the field.
  • Journey of Research sections illuminate how research evolves and informs new ideas on key child development topics.
  • Original Active Learning videos demonstrate a wide range of activities that involve interactions with infants, children, and adolescents.

 




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