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An introduction to child development, Thomas Keenan

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An introduction to child development
Title
An introduction to child development
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Keenan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
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fl.2002
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Keenan, Thomas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Sage foundations of psychology
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  • Child psychology
  • Child development
Label
An introduction to child development, Thomas Keenan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-276) and index
Contents
  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Foreword
  • 1.
  • Principles of Developmental Psychology.
  • p. 1
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • What is 'development'?.
  • p. 2
  • Principles of life-span development.
  • p. 3
  • Themes and issues in developmental psychology.
  • p. 5
  • structure of the book.
  • p. 12
  • How to use this book.
  • p. 14
  • Glossary.
  • p. 15
  • 2.
  • Theories of Development.
  • p. 17
  • What is a theory?.
  • p. 17
  • Theories of human development.
  • p. 19
  • Cognitive developmental theories.
  • p. 35
  • Glossary.
  • p. 40
  • 3.
  • Research Methodology in Developmental Psychology.
  • p. 44
  • Introduction.
  • p. 44
  • Measurement techniques: how to gather data about children.
  • p. 45
  • Research design.
  • p. 52
  • Research designs to study development.
  • p. 58
  • Ethical issues in research on child development.
  • p. 62
  • Glossary.
  • p. 64
  • 4.
  • Biological Foundations of Development.
  • p. 69
  • course of physical growth.
  • p. 69
  • Motor development.
  • p. 74
  • Brain development.
  • p. 78
  • Genes and behaviour.
  • p. 82
  • Glossary.
  • p. 89
  • 5.
  • Perceptual Development.
  • p. 94
  • Introduction.
  • p. 94
  • Why study perception?.
  • p. 95
  • Theories of perceptual development.
  • p. 96
  • Ways of studying perceptual development in infants.
  • p. 99
  • development of the senses.
  • p. 102
  • development of vision.
  • p. 106
  • Perceptual development across the life span.
  • p. 114
  • Glossary.
  • p. 115
  • 6.
  • Cognitive Development.
  • p. 118
  • Introduction.
  • p. 118
  • Piaget's theory of cognitive development.
  • p. 119
  • Vygotsky's sociocultural theory of cognitive development.
  • p. 132
  • Information processing theories.
  • p. 137
  • Glossary.
  • p. 141
  • 7.
  • Development of Language and Communication.
  • p. 146
  • Introduction.
  • p. 146
  • Theories of language development.
  • p. 147
  • Preverbal communication.
  • p. 153
  • Phonological development.
  • p. 154
  • Semantic development.
  • p. 156
  • development of syntax/grammar.
  • p. 161
  • development of pragmatics.
  • p. 163
  • Glossary.
  • p. 169
  • 8.
  • Emotional Development.
  • p. 173
  • Introduction.
  • p. 173
  • development of emotional expressions.
  • p. 174
  • development of emotional understanding.
  • p. 177
  • Emotion regulation.
  • p. 180
  • development of attachment.
  • p. 183
  • Temperament.
  • p. 189
  • Glossary.
  • p. 196
  • 9.
  • Social Development.
  • p. 198
  • Introduction.
  • p. 198
  • Theories of social development.
  • p. 199
  • Types of play and their functions.
  • p. 200
  • developmental course of peer interaction.
  • p. 203
  • Determinants of peer acceptance.
  • p. 206
  • Friendship.
  • p. 209
  • Social cognitive development.
  • p. 212
  • Glossary.
  • p. 221
  • 10.
  • Developmental Psychopathology.
  • p. 224
  • Introduction.
  • p. 224
  • measurement of psychopathology.
  • p. 226
  • development of some significant childhood disorders.
  • p. 230
  • Risk and resilience.
  • p. 236
  • Prevention and treatment.
  • p. 240
  • Glossary.
  • p. 242
  • Afterword.
  • p. 244
  • References.
  • p. 248
  • Index.
  • p. 277
Control code
l82001131865
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 288 p.
Isbn
9780761962205
Lccn
2001131865
Other physical details
ill.
Label
An introduction to child development, Thomas Keenan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [248]-276) and index
Contents
  • List of Figures and Tables
  • Foreword
  • 1.
  • Principles of Developmental Psychology.
  • p. 1
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • What is 'development'?.
  • p. 2
  • Principles of life-span development.
  • p. 3
  • Themes and issues in developmental psychology.
  • p. 5
  • structure of the book.
  • p. 12
  • How to use this book.
  • p. 14
  • Glossary.
  • p. 15
  • 2.
  • Theories of Development.
  • p. 17
  • What is a theory?.
  • p. 17
  • Theories of human development.
  • p. 19
  • Cognitive developmental theories.
  • p. 35
  • Glossary.
  • p. 40
  • 3.
  • Research Methodology in Developmental Psychology.
  • p. 44
  • Introduction.
  • p. 44
  • Measurement techniques: how to gather data about children.
  • p. 45
  • Research design.
  • p. 52
  • Research designs to study development.
  • p. 58
  • Ethical issues in research on child development.
  • p. 62
  • Glossary.
  • p. 64
  • 4.
  • Biological Foundations of Development.
  • p. 69
  • course of physical growth.
  • p. 69
  • Motor development.
  • p. 74
  • Brain development.
  • p. 78
  • Genes and behaviour.
  • p. 82
  • Glossary.
  • p. 89
  • 5.
  • Perceptual Development.
  • p. 94
  • Introduction.
  • p. 94
  • Why study perception?.
  • p. 95
  • Theories of perceptual development.
  • p. 96
  • Ways of studying perceptual development in infants.
  • p. 99
  • development of the senses.
  • p. 102
  • development of vision.
  • p. 106
  • Perceptual development across the life span.
  • p. 114
  • Glossary.
  • p. 115
  • 6.
  • Cognitive Development.
  • p. 118
  • Introduction.
  • p. 118
  • Piaget's theory of cognitive development.
  • p. 119
  • Vygotsky's sociocultural theory of cognitive development.
  • p. 132
  • Information processing theories.
  • p. 137
  • Glossary.
  • p. 141
  • 7.
  • Development of Language and Communication.
  • p. 146
  • Introduction.
  • p. 146
  • Theories of language development.
  • p. 147
  • Preverbal communication.
  • p. 153
  • Phonological development.
  • p. 154
  • Semantic development.
  • p. 156
  • development of syntax/grammar.
  • p. 161
  • development of pragmatics.
  • p. 163
  • Glossary.
  • p. 169
  • 8.
  • Emotional Development.
  • p. 173
  • Introduction.
  • p. 173
  • development of emotional expressions.
  • p. 174
  • development of emotional understanding.
  • p. 177
  • Emotion regulation.
  • p. 180
  • development of attachment.
  • p. 183
  • Temperament.
  • p. 189
  • Glossary.
  • p. 196
  • 9.
  • Social Development.
  • p. 198
  • Introduction.
  • p. 198
  • Theories of social development.
  • p. 199
  • Types of play and their functions.
  • p. 200
  • developmental course of peer interaction.
  • p. 203
  • Determinants of peer acceptance.
  • p. 206
  • Friendship.
  • p. 209
  • Social cognitive development.
  • p. 212
  • Glossary.
  • p. 221
  • 10.
  • Developmental Psychopathology.
  • p. 224
  • Introduction.
  • p. 224
  • measurement of psychopathology.
  • p. 226
  • development of some significant childhood disorders.
  • p. 230
  • Risk and resilience.
  • p. 236
  • Prevention and treatment.
  • p. 240
  • Glossary.
  • p. 242
  • Afterword.
  • p. 244
  • References.
  • p. 248
  • Index.
  • p. 277
Control code
l82001131865
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiv, 288 p.
Isbn
9780761962205
Lccn
2001131865
Other physical details
ill.

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