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- Boyd, Denise Roberts.
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- Part 1: Introduction 1 Basic Issues in the Study of Development Issues in the Study of Development Two Key Questions Influences on Development The Ecological Perspective Vulnerability and Resilience Three Kinds of Change Theories of Development Psychoanalytic Theories Cognitive Theories Learning Theories Comparing Theories Finding the Answers: Research Designs and Methods The Goals of Developmental Science Studying Age-Related Changes Descriptive Methods Experimental Methods Cross-Cultural Research Research Ethics THINK CRITICALLY CONDUCT YOUR OWN RESEARCH Summary Key Terms THINKING ABOUT Research: Responding to Media Reports of Research DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE IN The Real World: Helping Children Who Are Afraid to Go to School THE NEXT STEP PART 2: The Beginnings of Life 2 Prenatal Development Conception and Genetics The Process of Conception Genotypes, Phenotypes, and Patterns of Genetic Inheritance Development from Conception to Birth The Stages of Prenatal Development Sex Differences in Prenatal Development Prenatal Behavior Problems in Prenatal Development Genetic Disorders Chromosomal Errors Teratogens: Maternal Diseases Teratogens: Drugs Other Teratogens and Maternal Factors THINK CRITICALLY CONDUCT YOUR OWN RESEARCH Summary Key Terms THINKING ABOUT Research: Assisted Reproductive Technology DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE IN The Real World: Fetal Assessment and Treatment THE NEXT STEP 3 Birth and Early Infancy Birth Birth Choices The Process of Birth Low Birth Weight Behavior in Early Infancy Reflexes and Behavioral States Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Abilities Learning Temperament and Social Skills Health and Wellness in Early Infancy Nutrition, Health Care, and Immunizations Illnesses Infant Mortality THINK CRITICALLY CONDUCT YOUR OWN RESEARCH Summary Key Terms THINKING ABOUT Research Variations in Infants' Cries DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE IN The real world Breast or Bottle? PART 3: The Physical Child 4 Physical Development The Brain and Nervous System Growth Spurts Synaptic Development Myelination Lateralization Size, Shape, and Skills Growth Bones, Muscles, and Fat Using the Body The Endocrine and Reproductive Systems Hormones Sequence of Changes in Girls and Boys The Timing of Puberty Sexual Behavior in Adolescence Prevalence of Sexual Behavior Sexually Transmitted Diseases Teenage Pregnancy Sexual Minority Youth Health and Wellness Health in Childhood Excessive Weight Gain Poverty and Children's Health Risky Behavior in Adolescence Mortality THINK CRITICALLY CONDUCT YOUR OWN RESEARCH Summary Key Terms THINKING ABOUT Research Causes and Consequences of Child Abuse and Neglect DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE IN The real world A Good Night's Sleep for Kids (and Parents, Too!) 5 Perceptual Development Thinking about Perceptual Development Ways of Studying Early Perceptual Skills Explanations of Perceptual Development Sensory Skills Seeing Hearing and Other Senses Perceptual Skills Looking Listening Combining Information from Several Senses Ignoring Perceptual Information The Object Concept Object Perception Object Permanence Perception of Social Signals Early Discrimination of Emotional Expressions Cross-Cultural Commonalities and Variations THINK CRITICALLY CONDUCT YOUR OWN RESEARCH Summary Key Terms THINKING ABOUT research Langlois's Studies of Babies' Preferences for Attractive Faces DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE IN the real world Infant Responses to Maternal Depression PART 4 The Thinking Child 6 Cognitive Development I: Structure and Process Piaget's Basic Ideas Schemes Adaptation Causes of Cognitive Development Infancy Piaget's View of the Sensorimotor Period Challenges to Piaget's View of Infancy The Preschool Years Piaget's View of the Preoperational Stage Challenges to Piaget's View of Early Childhood Theories of Mind False Belief and Theory of Mind across Cultures Alternative Theories of Ear
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