Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction
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- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 12/16/2014
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Demonstrating how learning is shaped by the environments surrounding the child; at home, school, with peers, and in wider society, Goswami emphasizes the importance of childhood friendships and siblings for psychological development. Introducing the key theories in child psychology, Goswami explains why children develop as they do and how society can further optimize their development through the adolescent years.
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