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Child development

By: Berk, Laura E
Material type: BookPublisher: Boston : Pearson, c2013.Edition: 9th ed.Description: xix, 652 p. (various pagings) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9780205149766; 0205149766Program: EDGX901Subject(s): Child development | Child Care | Developmental psychology | Age group sociologyDDC classification: 305.231 BE CH
Summary:
Topically organized child development text with a cross-cultural and multi-cultural focus presenting up-to-date scholarship as well as research-based, practical applications. Berk takes an integrated approach to presenting development in the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social domains; emphasizing the complex interchanges between heredity and environment.
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REGULAR University of Wollongong in Dubai
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305.231 BE CH (Browse shelf) Available October2018 T0060467

EDGX901 Autumn2021

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

A personal note to students -- Preface for instructors -- Theory and research in child development -- History, theory, and applied directions -- Research strategies -- Foundations of development -- Biological foundations, prenatal development, and birth -- Infancy : early learning, motor skills, and perceptual capacities -- Physical growth -- Cognitive and language development -- Cognitive development : piagetian, core knowledge, and vygotskian perspectives -- Cognitive development : an information-processing perspective -- Intelligence -- Language development -- Personality and social development -- Emotional development -- Self and social understanding -- Moral development -- Development of sex differences and gender roles -- Contexts for development -- The family -- Peers, media, and schooling -- Glossary G-1 -- References R-1 -- Name index NI-1 -- Subject index SI-1.

Topically organized child development text with a cross-cultural and multi-cultural focus presenting up-to-date scholarship as well as research-based, practical applications. Berk takes an integrated approach to presenting development in the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social domains; emphasizing the complex interchanges between heredity and environment.

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