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Understanding Children's Development

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ISBN-10: 1118772989

ISBN-13: 9781118772980

Edition: 6th 2015

Authors: Peter K. Smith, Helen Cowie, Mark Blades

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Understanding Children′s Development is the UK′s best–selling developmental psychology textbook and has been widely acclaimed for its international coverage and rigorous research–based approach.  This dynamic text emphasizes the practical and applied implications of developmental research.  It begins by introducing the ways in which psychologists study developmental processes before going on to consider all major aspects of development from conception through to adolescence.  New to the 6th Edition: •   Increased coverage of ethics, embedded throughout, particularly the issue of children’s rights •  More on developing research areas such as…    
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Book details

List price: $101.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/14/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 7.40" wide x 9.60" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Anthony D. Pellegrini, PhD, is Professor of Psychological Foundations of Education in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. His primary interest is in the development of play and dominance. He also has research interests in methodological issues in the general area of human development, with specific interest in direct observations. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Spencer Foundation, and the W. T. Grant Foundation. Dr. Pellegrini is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and has been awarded a Fellowship from the British Psychological Society. Peter K. Smith, PhD, is Professor of Psychology…