Child Development: United States Edition
Edition 6 ed
OverviewThis revised edition includes many additions, covering a variety of social and public policy topics, including intergenerational continuity of adolescent parenthood, education and health. Other additions include new sections on intermodal perception, adolescent moodiness, social and emotional intelligence, development of referential communication, attachment and later development and development of prejudice. Over a thousand reference citations are conveyed to the student in a fashion that humanizes the complex developmental process. Pedagogical features support students mastery of the subject matter and thematic boxes complement the text throughout. A summary of developmental milestones within each topical area provides students with an overview of the chronology of development and graphics; artwork and photography complement the major points and facilitate student interest and understanding.