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Readings on the Development of Children

ISBN-10: 1429216492

ISBN-13: 9781429216494

Edition: 5th 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Mary Gauvain, Michael Cole

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Designed to accompany either Lightfoot, Cole and Cole's 'The Development of Children' or any other child development text, this collection of readings serves as a supplement in development courses or as the primary text in graduate-level seminars. Each reading is followed by a set of review questions.
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Book details

List price: $60.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Worth Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/21/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The Adaptive Nature of Cognitive Immaturity
Ecological Models of Human Development
Parent, Child, and Reciprocal Influences
Children of the Garden Island
Development and Learning
Interaction Between Learning and Development
In the Beginning
Of Human Bonding: Newborns Prefer Their Mothers' Voices
The Interplay Between Genotypes and Family Relationships: Reframing Concepts of Development and Prevention
Recall in Infancy: A Neurodevelopmental Account
Culture and Early Infancy Among Central African Foragers and Farmers
Temperament and the Reactions to Unfamiliarity
Specificity and Heterogeneity in Children's Responses to Profound Institutional Privation
Infancy
Humans Have Evolved Specialized Skills of Social Cognition: The Cultural Intelligence Hypothesis
Development of Object Concepts in Infancy: Evidence for Early Learning in an Eye-Tracking Paradigm
Becoming a Native Listener
Event Categorization in Infancy
Rethinking Maternal Sensitivity: Mothers' Comments on Infants' Mental Processes Predict Security of Attachment at 12 Months
Early Experience and Emotional Development: The Emergence of Wariness of Heights
Early Childhood
The Credible Shrinking Room: Very Young Children's Performance with Symbolic and Nonsymbolic Relations
Understanding Minds and Evidence for Belief: A Study of Mofu Children in Cameroon
Transmission of Aggression Through Imitation of Aggressive Models
Cultural Differences in American and Mexican Mother-Child Pretend Play
Gender and Group Process: A Developmental Perspective
Personal Storytelling as a Medium of Socialization in Chinese and American Families
Middle Childhood
Children's Perception of Gap Affordances: Bicycling Across Traffic-Filled Intersections in an Immersive Virtual Environment
The Role of Age versus Expertise in Peer Collaboration during Joint Planning
Electronic Bullying Among Middle School Students
Cultural Teaching: The Development of Teaching Skills in Maya Sibling Interactions
Ethnic Diversity and Perceptions of Safety in Urban Middle Schools
How Asian Teachers Polish Each Lesson to Perfection
Adolescence
Risk Taking in Adolescence: New Perspectives from Brain and Behavioral Science
Toward a New Understanding of Early Menarche: The Role of Environmental Stress in Pubertal Timing
Development of Logical Reasoning and the School Performance of African American Adolescents in Relation to Socioeconomic Status, Ethnic Identity, and Self-Esteem
Authority, Autonomy, and Family Relationships Among Adolescents in Urban and Rural China
Antisocial Boys and Their Friends in Early Adolescence: Relationship Characteristics, Quality, and Interactional Process
Late Adolescents' Self-Defining Memories About Relationships