David R. Shaffer, Katherine Kipp's Developmental Psychology : Childhood and Adolescence , PDF

By David R. Shaffer, Katherine Kipp

ISBN-10: 0495601713

ISBN-13: 9780495601715

This renowned, topically geared up, and carefully up to date baby and adolescent improvement textual content provides you with the easiest theories, learn, and sensible suggestion that developmentalists need to provide this day. Authors David R. Shaffer and Katherine Kipp give you a present and accomplished review of kid and adolescent improvement, written in transparent, concise language that talks "to" you instead of "at" you. The authors additionally specialize in application--showing how theories and study observe to real-life settings. therefore, you'll achieve an figuring out of developmental ideas that can assist you on your roles as mom and dad, academics, nurses, day-care staff, pediatricians, psychologists, or in the other skill during which you'll sooner or later impression the lives of constructing folks.

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Parish, Kansas State University; Frederick M. Schwantes, Northern Illinois University; Renuka Preface xxxv R. Sethi, California State College at Bakersfield; Faye B. Steuer, College of Charleston; Donald Tyrell, Franklin and Marshall College; and Joachim K. Wohlwill, Pennsylvania State University. The reviewers of the third edition were David K. Carson, University of Wyoming; Marcia Z. Lippman, Western Washington University; Philip J. Mohan, University of Idaho; Gary Novak, California State University, Stanislaus; Elizabeth Rider, Elizabethtown College; James O.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 1. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 1. 2. 3. 4. 1. 2. 3. 4. Birth and APGAR Assessment Effects of Drugs on Learning Sexual Differentiation Early Learning Newborns and Infants: Sensation and Perception Smell The development of early motor skills The neonate The newborn: reflex development Vision Age Compression Brain Development Childhood Eating Early Childhood: Fine Motor Early Childhood: Gross Motor Early Childhood: Motor Development Family Dinners Infancy: Brain Development Infancy: Fine Motor Infancy: Gross Motor Middle Childhood: Fine Motor Middle Childhood: Gross Motor Puberty The Development of Early Motor Skills Abstraction and Hypothetical Propositions Baby Geniuses Children and Television Viewing Early Childhood: Play Hierarchical Classification Problem Lev Vygotsky: The Zone of Proximal Development and Scaffolding Object Permanence Piaget: Balance Beam Task Piaget: Conservation of Volume Piaget: Object Permanence Piaget: Peroperational Stage Piaget: Sensorimotor Stage Piaget: Concrete Operational Stage Piaget: Conservation Experiment Piaget’s Preoperational Stage Piaget’s Sensorimotor Stage Testing for Conservation of Matter Web-Based Toys Web-Based Toys Baby Geniuses Brain Development Web-Based Toys Infants and Toddlers: Language Development The Development of Language Attachment: Stranger Anxiety Child and Adult Daycare Day care Temperament Cliques, Crowds, and Conformity Identity Formation Internet Relationships Peer Relations: School Social Groups Preface 13 14 15 5.

Finally, we will consider the ways developmentalists might design their research to detect and explain age-related changes in children’s feelings, thoughts, abilities, and behaviors. scientific method the use of objective and replicable methods to gather data for the purpose of testing a theory or hypothesis. It dictates that, above all, investigators must be objective and must allow their data to decide the merits of their thinking. theory a set of concepts and propositions designed to organize, describe, and explain an existing set of observations.

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