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Children and Their Development, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By Robert V. Kail

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Apr 26, 2011

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Research Made Relevant


For Child Development courses in Psychology, Education, Human Development, Child and Family Studies, and Early Childhood Education. Covers prenatal through adolescence.


 Written by a well-known and respected researcher in the field of child development, this TOPICALLY organized text uses unique and effective pedagogy as the framework of the entire text. Designed to demonstrate how research translates into practice with accessible writing, a modular format, and application-based features such as: Focus on Research, Cultural Influences, Spotlight on Theories, Improving Children’s Lives, and Child and Development and Family Policy.

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Table of Contents



Chapter 1: The Science of Child Development.

Chapter 2: Genetic Bases of Child Development.

Chapter 3: Prenatal Development, Birth and the Newborn.

Chapter 4: Growth and Health.

Chapter 5: Perceptual and Motor Development.

Chapter 6: Theories of Cognitive Development.

Chapter 7: Cognitive Processes and Academic Skills.

Chapter 8: Intelligence and Individual Differences in Cognition

Chapter 9: Language and Communication.

Chapter 10: Emotional Development.

Chapter 11: Understanding Self and Others.

Chapter 12: Moral Understanding and Behavior.

Chapter 13: Gender and Development.

Chapter 14: Family Relationships.

Chapter 15: Influences beyond the Family.

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$89.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-03529-8