Thorough. Accurate. Reliable. Engaging. These are just a few words used by adopters and reviewers of John Santrock's Child Development. The topically-organized fifteenth edition continues with Santrock's highly contemporary tone and focus, featuring over 1,000 new citations. The popular Connections theme shows students the different aspects of children's development to help them better understand the concepts.
Part 1. The Nature of Child Development.
Part 2. Biological Processes, Physical Development, and Perceptual Development.
2. Biological Beginnings.
3. Prenatal Development and Birth.
4. Physical Development and Health.
5. Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual Development.
Part 3. Cognition and Language.
6. Cognitive Developmental Approaches.
7. Information Processing.
9. Language Development.
Part 4. Socioemotional Development.
10. Emotional Development.
11. The Self and Identity.
13. Moral Development.
Part 5. Social Contexts of Development.
16. Schools and Achievement.
17. Culture and Diversity.
John W. Santrock
(University of Texas at Dallas)
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)