Why Youth Is Not Wasted on the Young Immaturity in Human Development

ISBN-10: 1405149523
ISBN-13: 9781405149525
Edition: 2007
List price: $43.95 Buy it from $6.14
This item qualifies for FREE shipping

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Why Youth is Not Wasted on the Young examines the nature of childhood through an evolutionary lens and argues that childhood is an essential stage of development with its own unique purposes, separate from those of adulthood; a time of growth and  More...

Used Starting from $21.18
New Starting from $47.17
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Portuguese Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Spanish Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
German Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Why Youth is Not Wasted on the Young examines the nature of childhood through an evolutionary lens and argues that childhood is an essential stage of development with its own unique purposes, separate from those of adulthood; a time of growth and discovery that should not be rushed. Written by a renowned developmental psychologist Examines the role that our period of immaturity plays on the social, emotional, and educational needs of today's children Challenges common perceptions of children as simply "adults in training"

Preface
Acknowledgments
The Benefits of Youth
Rushing through Childhood
Views of Development
A Darwinian Perspective
I Come Not to Praise Immaturity
The Youngest Species
A Brief Look at Human Evolution
The Evolution of Childhood
Timing is Everything
The Youngest Species
The Slow Rate of Growing Up
The Gamble of Delayed Development
Big Brains, Social Complexity, and Slow Development
Cooperating and Competing
Family Matters
Slow Growth and Brain Plasticity
Developmental Plasticity and Evolution
When Slow is Fast Enough
Adapting to the Niche of Childhood
The Benefits of Limitations
See Things My Way
Learning Language
How Do Adults View Children's Immature Thinking?
Adapting to Childhood
The Advantages of Thinking You're Better than You Are
The Development of Metacognition - Knowing What We Know
Some Benefits of Less-Than-Perfect Metacognition
When We Deal with Children
Know Thyself, But Not Too Well
Play: The Royal Road through Childhood
What is Play?
The Adaptive Value of Play
Children Playing, Children Learning
Play it Again, Kid
The Most Educable of Animals
The Myth of "Earlier is Better"
Prenatal Learning
Early (Postnatal) Learning
Developmentally Appropriate Practices in Early Education
Stress in the Schoolhouse
Old Brain, New Curriculum
The Changing Face of Childhood
Pushing Children through Childhood
A Brief History of Childhood
The Costs of Ignoring Immaturity: The Well-being of America's Children
The Independent Human Juvenile: A New View of Childhood?
Racing to Adulthood, Prolonging Adolescence
Epilogue: Homo Juvenalis
Revisiting Childhood
Visiting Adulthood
Notes
References
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×