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Developmental Psychology, 2e569
Developmental Psychology is a market leading textbook with a highly respected author team. This edition combines classic and up-to-date research across the broad span of this dynamic subject area to give a comprehensive introduction and is designed for first and second year undergraduate students. This topical approach provides a sophisticated presentation of the theories that guide research in developmental psychology whilst also retaining a focus on the importance of data. The international outlook of the text provides students with a holistic introduction to the discipline.Key updates and features include:Updated Research Close-Up boxes, which take an inside look at research studies, familiarising students with the scientific-journal format and encourages them to think critically.Updated Applied Developmental Psychology boxes which make real world connections, with a focus on how the results of research can be applied to the solution of problems in childrens development.A new section of the effects of puberty on brain developmentRevised coverage of attachmentFully updated coverage of the diagnostic criteria and classification of disorders in accordance with the DSM-5Renewed focus on Chronology of Development for each chapter to chart the chronological progression of each topic.Available with McGraw-Hill Educations Connect, the well-established online learning platform, which features our award-winning adaptive reading experience as well as resources to help faculty and institutions improve student outcomes and course delivery efficiency. Learn more: https://www.mheducation.co.uk/digital/product/connect
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Ross D. Parke is Distinguished Professor of Psychology and director of the Center for Family Studies at the University of California, Riverside. He is past president of the Society for Research in Child Development and of Division 7, the Development Psychology Division, of the American Psychological Association, and in 1995, he received the G. Stanley Hall award from this APA division. Parke was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1997. He has served as editor of both the Journal of Family Psychology and Developmental Psychology and as associate editor of Child Development. Parke is the author of Fatherhood, coauthor of Throwaway Dads (with Armin Brott), and coeditor of Family-Peer Relationships: In Search of the Linkages (with Gary Ladd), Children in Time and Place(with Glen Elder and John Modell), and Exploring Family Relationships With Other Social Contexts (with Sheppard Kellam). Parke's research has focused on early social relationships in infancy and childhood. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and is well know for his early work on the effects of punishment, aggression, and child abuse and for his work on the father's role in infancy and early childhood. Parke's current work focuses on the links between family and peer social systems, ethnic variations in families, and the effects of the new reproductive technologies on families.
Mary Gauvain is a Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and past secretary/treasurer of Division 7 (Developmental Psychology) of APA. She is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the Society for Research in Child Development. Gauvain is currently an associate editor of Child Development and on the editorial board of the journals Child Development Perspectives and Cognitive Development. She is the author of The Social Context of Cognitive Development and coauthor of Readings on the Development of Children (with Michael Cole). She is well known for her research on cognitive development, in particular, for her research on social and cultural contributions to the development of planning skills and spatial thinking. Gauvain obtained her M.A. degree in sociology of education from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Utah. She has held postdoctoral positions in developmental psychology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the Oregon Social Learning Center. Her current research focuses on the ecology of children's everyday lives, including how experiences in the family and cultural community provide opportunities for the development of cognitive skills.
1. Developmental Psychology: Themes and Contexts2. Theories in Developmental Psychology
3. Research Methods in Developmental Psychology
4. Physical Development: Growing a Body
5. The Biology of Development: Genes, Nervous System, Brain and Environment
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. Atypical Development
16. Development in Adulthood