MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION - EUROPE
MCGRAW HILL HIGHER EDUCATION
01 JAN 2012
Developmental Psychology combines the best of two worlds in an accessible, research-oriented new textbook, adapted from the popular US text by Parke and Gauvain. It brings an international outlook to the subject, providing broader coverage of topics and a range of practical learning features to help you engage with the subject. The book's topical approach allows for a sophisticated presentation of the theories that guide research in developmental psychology.
1. Developmental Psychology: Themes and Contexts 2. Theories in Developmental Psychology 3. Research Methods in Developmental Psychology 4. The Biology of Development: Genes, Nervous System, Brain and Environment 5. Physical Development: Growing a Body 6. Perceptual and Sensorimotor Development 7. Emotional Development and Attachment 8. Language and Communication 9. Cognitive Development: Origins of Knowledge 10. The Development of Cognitive Functions 11. Intelligence, Achievement and Learning 12. Parents, Peers and Social Relationships 13. Social Identities: Gender, Gender Roles and Ethnicity 14. Morality, Altruism and Aggression 15. Developmental Psychopathology 16. Development in Adulthood Glossary References Subject Index Author Index