Teach Yourself: Understand Child Development

Editor/Author Meggitt, Carolyn
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-44-413799-6
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 20
Book Status: Available
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Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this guide takes readers through physical, cognitive, moral, and behavioral aspects of a childs development. It covers key figures such as Piaget, Freud, and Bowlby as well as looking at the work of more contemporary theorists.

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Meet the author
  • 1 Introduction to child development
  • 2 The newborn baby: the first weeks of life
  • 3 From 1 to 18 months
  • 4 From 18 months to 3 years
  • 5 From 3 to 5 years
  • 6 From 5 to 8 years
  • 7 From 8 to 12 years
  • 8 From 12 to 16 years
  • 9 Theories and perspectives in child development (1)
  • 10 Theories and perspectives in child development (2)
  • Taking it further