A Child's Odyssey
Pages: 688 - LSI page count is 690
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A Child’s Odyssey offers students the combination of clear explanations of central concepts, interesting and sometimes humorous examples and vignettes, and an emphasis on issues in child development.
Now in a 16 chapter format, A Child’s Odyssey provides greater coverage of physical and cognitive development in early and middle childhood while keeping the 3 chapter parallel coverage of infancy, early childhood, middle childhood and adolescence.
A Child’s Odyssey:
- offers expanded or new coverage on a wide range of topics including emotion regulation, early intervention, theory of mind, video games, obesity, evolutionary developmental psychology, brain research, empathy, handedness, educational issues, and parental monitoring.
- Includes student friendly pedagogical features such as key questions at the beginning of each chapter, review questions after each major section, frequently asked questions, and a running glossary throughout.
- Cross-Cultural Focus sections present a variety of cross-cultural research studies in depth. These thought provoking sections raise fascinating questions and the research results are often surprising.
Chapter 1 An Introduction to A Child’s Odyssey
Chapter 2 Theories of Child Development
Chapter 3 Genetic and Environmental Interaction
Chapter 4 Prenatal Development and Birth
Chapter 5 Physical Development During Infancy and Toddlerhood
Chapter 6 Cognitive and Linguistic Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Chapter 7 Social and Personality Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
Chapter 8 Physical Development in Early Childhood
Chapter 9 Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Chapter 10 Social and Personality Development in Early Childhood
Chapter 11 Physical Development in Middle Childhood
Chapter 12 Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Chapter 13 Social and Personality Development in Middle Childhood
Chapter 14 Physical Development in Adolescence
Chapter 15 Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Chapter 16 Personality and Social Development in Adolescence