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The World of Children + New Mypsychlab With Etext Access Card: Books a La Carte

ISBN-10: 0205947700
ISBN-13: 9780205947706
Edition: 2013
List price: $126.67
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Description: Helping students make connections between science and practiceThe World of Children helps students connect the science and the practice of child development in a way that can positively change lives. The third edition features an active learning  More...

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Book details

List price: $126.67
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Binding: Cloth Text 
Pages: 656
Size: 9.00" wide x 12.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Helping students make connections between science and practiceThe World of Children helps students connect the science and the practice of child development in a way that can positively change lives. The third edition features an active learning system that exposes students to real people facing real world child development challenges. It encourages readers to think critically about issues from multiple perspectives. The World of Children is a chronological child development text.MyPsychLab is available with World of Children, 3e. Through MyPsychLab, students have access to MyVirtualChild, an interactive web-based simulation that allows students to raise a child from birth to age 18 and monitor the effects of their parenting decisions over time.A better teaching and learning experienceThe teaching and learning experience with this program helps to:Personalize Learning -- The new MyPsychLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructions achieve their goals.Improve Critical Thinking --Prompts throughout each chapter jumpstart readers' critical thinking process.Engage Students -- Real-life cases encourage students apply what they are learning. Also, students can raise a child through MyVirtualChild.Explore Research -- With over 600 new research citations, this new edition reflects the latest research in the field of child psychology.Understand Different Perspectives - Several perspectives are included in the reading to help students think about the content from different points of view.Support Instructors -- New MyPsychLab Video Series. These cross-cultural videos feature original footage filmed in the United States, Mexico, and Botswana. Guided by series editor Ashley Maynard (University of Hawaii, Manoa), they show how culture impacts child development. Videos are available in multiple formats: on an instructor's DVD, tied to quizzes in MyPsychLab, and called out in the chapter with "Watch" icons.This Book a la Carte Edition is an unbound, three-hole punched, loose-leaf version of the textbook and provides students the opportunity to personalized their book by incorporating their own notes and taking the portion of the book they need to class - all at a fraction of the bound book price.

In this Section:
Brief Table of Contents
Full Table of Contents
Brief Table of Contents:
Beginnings
Exploring Child Development
Heredity and the Environment
Prenatal Development and Birth
Infants and Toddlers: The First Years (Birth through 2 years)
Physical Development in Infants and Toddlers
Cognitive Development in Infants and Toddlers
Socioemotional Development in Infants and Toddlers
Early Childhood: The Playful Years (3 through 6 Years)
Physical Development in Early Childhood
Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Socioemotional Development in Early Childhood
Middle Childhood: The School Years (7 through 11 Years)
Physical Development in Middle Childhood
Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Socioemotional Development in Middle Childhood
Adolescence: The Transition toward Adulthood (12 Years and beyond)
Physical Development in Adolescence
Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Socioemotional Development in Adolescence
Full Table Of Contents:
Beginnings
Exploring Child Development
Defining the Field
Theories of Child Development
Using the Scientific Method: Research in Child Development
Applications of Child Development Research and Careers Related to Children
Heredity and the Environment
Genes and Human Reproduction
How Traits and Genetic Abnormalities Are Inherited
How Genes and Environments Interact
Behavior Genetics: Measuring the Heritability of Traits
Prenatal Development and Birth
Prenatal Development
Teratogens: Health Risks for the Baby
The Process of Birth
Becoming a Family: Psychological Adjustments to Having a Newborn
Infants and Toddlers: The First Years (Birth through 2 years)
Physical Development in Infants and Toddlers
Infants at Risk: Prematurity and Infant Mortality
Growth of the Body and Brain
Sensory Capabilities
Motor Development
Cognitive Development in Infants and Toddlers
Perceptual Development
Explaining Cognitive Development: Piaget's Constructivist View
Learning to Communicate
Socioemotional Development in Infants and Toddlers
Attachment
Temperament and Emotion
Social Relations and Play
Early Childhood: The Playful Years (3 through 6 years )
Physical Development in Early Childhood
Growth of the Body and Brain
Motor Development and Physical Activity
Health and Safety Issues
Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
Preoperational Thought
Vygotsky's Sociocultural View of Cognitive Development
Information Processing
Language Development
Early Childhood Education and Kindergarten Readiness
Socioemotional Development in Early Childhood
The Social and Emotional Self
Parenting
Friends and Play
Middle Childhood: The School Years (7 through 11 Years)
Physical Development in Middle Childhood
Growth of the Body and Brain
Motor Development and Physical Activity
Health and Safety Issues
Children with Exceptional Needs
Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
Concrete Operational Thought (Ages 7 through 11)
Information Processing: Memory Development
Information Processing: Knowledge, Strategies, and New Approaches
Learning to Communicate: Language in Middle Childhood
Cognition in Context
Socioemotional Development in Middle Childhood
The Social and Emotional Self
Families
Play, Friends, and Peer Popularity
Schools and the Media
Adolescence: The Transition toward Adulthood (12 Years and beyond)
Physical Development in Adolescence
Growth of the Body and Brain during Adolescence
Sexual Activity during Adolescence
Special Concerns about Teenage Sexual Activity
Adolescent Health Issues
Cognitive Development in Adolescence
Formal Operational Thought (12 Years and Above)
Recent Sociocultural Views of Cognitive Development
Intelligence
Learning to Communicate: Language in Adolescence
Cognition in Context: Adolescents Making Decisions
Socioemotional Development in Adolescence
Who Am I? Adolescents' Understanding of Themselves
Social Relationships: Family
Social Relationships: Peers
Contexts of Development

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