Cognitive Development

Author: Kathleen M. Galotti
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483379191
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Written in Kathleen M. Galotti's signature engaging style, this text is a dynamic examination of cognitive development from infancy through adolescence. Updated and reorganized throughout, the Second Edition of Cognitive Development weaves together a variety of theoretical perspectives while considering issues of research methodology. Introductory chapters cover theoretical and developmental frameworks and are followed by chronologically arranged chapters, giving undergraduate and graduate students an understanding of the "whole" child in an accessible, intuitive framework.

Cognitive Development Infancy Through Adolescence

Author: Kathleen M. Galotti
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483376656
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This innovative text by Kathleen M. Galotti is a dynamic look at the cognitive abilities of infants, preschoolers, children, and adolescents. It weaves together a variety of theoretical perspectives, and considers issues of research methodology carefully. The organization of the book is chronological, giving students a look at the "whole child," although certain chapters feature a hybrid organization to consider special topics. Up to date, detailed, and written in Galotti's clear, engaging, and personal style, this book is likely to be one both undergraduate and graduate students find compelling. Pedagogical features include chapter summaries, review questions that promote critical thinking, and a detailed glossary. Find out more about Kathleen Galotti on her webpage.

Cognitive Development

Author: Kathleen M. Galotti
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412966663
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A dynamic look at the cognitive abilities of infants, preschoolers, children, and adolescents.

Development Infancy Through Adolescence

Author: Laurence Steinberg
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 061872155X
Format: PDF, Docs
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The combined features that distinguish this text from other titles can be summarized with an acronym: CARE C utting edge research A pplied developmental science R eadability E ssential knowledge Written by respected child development experts, this authoritative and chronologically organized text presents an integrated perspective on child development. The authors write in an engaging manner, synthesizing biological, social, cultural, and socioeconomic influences as opposed to organizing content around developmental themes. Incorporation of classic and cutting-edge research includes extensive coverage of new research in developmental neuroscience, which has transformed the study of child development by introducing brain maturation. At the same time, the text emphasizes the application of developmental psychology to real world problems, focusing on the ways in which knowledge of child development can inform social policy and practice in the fields of child care, education, mental health, and family life. Reflecting the authors’ combined expertise, the broad array of real-life examples resonate with students from different backgrounds and fields of study, and with different occupational goals in mind. With its distinctive and effective combination of cutting-edge research, applications, readability, and essential knowledge, this text helps students understand and appreciate what today’s scientists are discovering about child development, how they study the process, and how this knowledge can be used to improve the lives of infants, children, and adolescents around the world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Child Development Infancy Through Adolescence

Author: Alison Clarke-Stewart
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN:
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Well-known and respected authors present a chronologically organized introduction to child and adolescent development. Research oriented, the text brings together research and real children with interludes or vignettes. Provides a logical and straightforward organization emphasizing development in its social context written in an accessible, conversational tone. Stresses practical issues and features research focus boxes, chapter outlines, attractive design and illustration material, a glossary of key terms, and study questions.

Studyguide for Cognitive Development

Author: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Publisher: Cram101
ISBN: 9781478483755
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Never HIGHLIGHT a Book Again Virtually all testable terms, concepts, persons, places, and events are included. Cram101 Textbook Outlines gives all of the outlines, highlights, notes for your textbook with optional online practice tests. Only Cram101 Outlines are Textbook Specific. Cram101 is NOT the Textbook. Accompanys: 9780521673761

Lifespan Development

Author: Marc H. Bornstein
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0618721568
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The combined features that distinguish this text from other titles can be summarized with an acronym: CARE C utting edge research A pplied developmental science R eadability E ssential knowledge Written by respected child, adolescent, and adulthood development experts, this authoritative and chronologically organized text presents an integrated perspective on lifespan development. The authors write in an engaging manner, synthesizing biological, social, cultural, and socioeconomic influences as opposed to organizing content around developmental themes. Incorporation of classic and cutting-edge research includes extensive coverage of new research in developmental neuroscience, which has transformed the study of lifespan development by introducing brain maturation. At the same time, the text emphasizes the application of developmental psychology to real world problems, focusing on the ways in which knowledge of child development can inform social policy and practice in the fields of child care, education, mental health, and family life. The text also examines the many fascinating changes that take place through adulthood to help students answer the important question: Who will I become tomorrow? And with a separate epilogue that focuses on death and dying, the book takes students on a developmental journey from our first breath to our last. Reflecting the authors' combined expertise, the broad array of real-life examples resonate with students from different backgrounds and fields of study, and with different occupational goals in mind. With its distinctive and effective combination of cutting-edge research, applications, readability, and essential knowledge, this text helps students understand and appreciate what today's scientists are discovering about human development across the lifespan, how they study the process, and how this knowledge can be used to improve the lives of infants, children, adolescents, and adults around the world.

Cognitive Psychology In and Out of the Laboratory

Author: Kathleen M. Galotti
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1506391729
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Cognitive Psychology In and Out of the Laboratory presents balanced, up-to-date coverage of cognitive psychology and shows readers that research conducted in the lab truly does impact the real world. Using her signature, accessible writing style, author Kathleen M. Galotti masterfully connects cognitive psychology to students' everyday lives through current, relevant examples. The Sixth Edition has been updated to reflect the rapidly changing field of cognitive psychology with new references, streamlined content that gives more attention to key topics like memory, and material on advances in research that enhance our understanding of how people acquire and use information.

A Child s World Infancy through Adolescence

Author: Diane Papalia
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 0077498275
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This fully-revised thirteenth edition continues to provide the extensive cross-cultural and multicultural coverage, the innovative pedagogical learning system, and the balance between research and real-life applications that have made A Child's World a favorite of students and professors alike. In the warmly-written and engaging style that has become their hallmark, Diane Papalia and Ruth Feldman continue to provide a chronological view of child development. The new edition includes a new feature, Did You Know...?, introducing each chapter by highlighting interesting and enlightening findings mentioned in the chapter.

Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development

Author: Usha Goswami
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405142987
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This definitive volume provides state-of-the-art summaries of current research by leading specialists in different areas of cognitive development. Forms part of a series of four Blackwell Handbooks in Developmental Psychology spanning infancy to adulthood. Covers all the major topics in research and theory about childhood cognitive development. Synthesizes the latest research findings in an accessible manner. Includes chapters on abnormal cognitive development and theoretical perspectives, as well as basic research topics. Now available in full text online via xreferplus, the award-winning reference library on the web from xrefer. For more information, visit www.xreferplus.com