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A Child's World: Infancy Through Adolescence

13th Edition
Publication Date: Sep 25, 2013
ISBN:0078035430 / 9780078035432
Language: English
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Imprint: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Dimensions: 11.1 X 9.2 Inches (US)
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This fully-revised thirteenth edition continues to provide the extensive cross-cultural and multicultural coverage, the innovative pedagogical learning system, and the balance between research and real-life applications that has made A Child's World a favorite of students and professors alike. The new edition was revised using McGraw-Hill's Heat Map Technology, which gives authors access to real data from real students to create their revisions. This data is anonymously collected from the many students who use LearnSmart, the adaptive learning tool that provides students with an individualized assessment of their own progress. Because virtually every text paragraph is tied to several questions that students answer while using LearnSmart, empirical data showing the specific concepts with which students have the most difficulty is easily pinpointed for the authors to review. In addition to those areas that have been reworked for clarity in the thirteenth edition, “StudySmart” icons are placed in the most important hot spots in the chapter based on student data. These icons lead students to digital assets that enhance their understanding of challenging concepts.

Part 1 Entering a Child’s World

Chapter 1: Studying A Child's World

Chapter 2: A Child's World: How We Discover It

Part 2 Beginnings

Chapter 3: Forming a New Life: Conception, Heredity, and Environment

Chapter 4: Pregnancy and Prenatal Development

Chapter 5: Birth and the Newborn Baby

Part 3 Infancy and Toddlerhood

Chapter 6: Physical Development and Health During the First Three Years

Chapter 7: Cognitive Development during the First Three Years

Chapter 8: Psychosocial Development during the First Three Years

Part 4 Early Childhood

Chapter 9: Physical Development and Health in Early Childhood

Chapter 10: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

Chapter 11: Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood

Part 5 Middle Childhood

Chapter 12: Physical Development and Health in Middle Childhood

Chapter 13: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood

Chapter 14: Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood

Part 6 Adolescence

Chapter 15: Physical Development and Health in Adolescence

Chapter 16: Cognitive Development in Adolescence

Chapter 17: Psychosocial Development in Adolescence

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