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Understanding Children's Development, 5th Edition

ISBN: 9781405176019 | 1405176016
Edition: 5th
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Pub. Date: 5/1/2011

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This leading child development text has been widely acclaimed for its international coverage and its rigorous research-based approach. 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. Accompanying website featuring testbank of multiple choice questions, figures for PowerPoint presentations and more Lucid discussion of the material, enlivened by the inclusion of case studies, and ideas for classroom discussion Emphasizes the practical and applied implications of developmental research The entire text has been updated to take account of developments in the field New chapters on antisocial behaviour; and on children and the media Extensive new material on developments in cognitive neuroscience Extended coverage of prosocial behaviour, family contexts, and involving children in research
Peter K. Smith is Professor of Psychology and Head of the Unit for School and Family Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Helen Cowie is Research Professor and Director of the UK Observatory for the Promotion of Non-Violence at the University of Surret in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences.

Mark Blades is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Sheffield.

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