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Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence
An Active Learning Approach

Third Edition
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March 2023 | 704 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
In Child Development from Infancy to Adolescence, Laura Levine and Joyce Munsch employ a chronological organization to introduce topics within the field of child development through unique and engaging Active Learning opportunities. Within each chapter of this innovative, pedagogically rich text the authors introduce students to a wide range of real-world applications of psychological research to child development. The Third Edition includes greater coverage of cultural examples while emphasizing diversity and covers the latest topics shaping the field of child development.

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Part I: Understanding Development: Why and How We Study Children and Adolescents
 
Chapter 1: Issues and Themes in Child Development
 
Chapter 2: Theory and Research in Development
 
Part II: Foundations of Child Development
 
Chapter 3: Nature Through Nurture: Genes and Environment
 
Chapter 4: Prenatal Development, the Newborn, and the Transition to Parenthood
 
Part III: Infancy and Toddlerhood
 
Chapter 5: Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
 
Chapter 6: Cognitive Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
 
Chapter 7: Social and Emotional Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
 
Part IV: Early Childhood
 
Chapter 8: Physical Development in Early Childhood
 
Chapter 9: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
 
Chapter 10: Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood
 
Part V: Middle Childhood
 
Chapter 11: Physical Development in Middle Childhood
 
Chapter 12: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
 
Chapter 13: Social and Emotional Development in Middle Childhood
 
Part VI: Adolescence
 
Chapter 14: Physical Development in Adolescence
 
Chapter 15: Cognitive Development in Adolescence
 
Chapter 16: Social and Emotional Development in Adolescence

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"This is the best Child Development book I have used. It provides pertinent information in an understandable manner. It is up to date and very applicable to the field."

Sharon Carter
Davidson County Community College
Key features
NEW TO THIS EDITION:
  • The new edition is available in SAGE Vantage, an intuitive learning platform that integrates quality SAGE textbook content with assignable multimedia activities and auto-graded assessments to drive student engagement and ensure accountability. Unparalleled in its ease of use and built for dynamic teaching and learning, Vantage offers customizable LMS integration and best-in-class support. Select the Vantage tab on this page to learn more.
  • Approximately 1,100 new references reflect cutting-edge topics such as the COVID pandemic’s effects on children and their parents, early intervention to promote cognitive development, electronic media use, development of sexual orientation, custody arrangements following divorce, racial differences in maternal and infant mortality, and no-nonsense parenting.
  • A streamlined organization of cognitive development chapters provides more continuity in the coverage of the basic cognitive processes: attention, memory, executive function, and social cognition.
  • Updated use of person-first language to ensure that all children are viewed with equity and respect.
  • Increased focus on positive psychology and positive youth development aligns with the field’s movement toward a model that looks more closely at the strengths and protection factors in development, which has influenced how professionals work with children and families.
KEY FEATURES:
  • A hallmark active learning approach engages students in personal, real-world applications of research and theory throughout each chapter.
  • Chapter-opening Test Your Knowledge assessments, revisited within the chapter, help students address common misconceptions about the field.
  • Journey of Research sections illuminate how research evolves and informs new ideas on key child development topics.
  • Active Learning print and video content demonstrates a wide range of activities, from actions students can try themselves to interactions with infants, children, and adolescents.
  • Critical thinking questions at the end of each section prompt students to apply and integrate what they’ve read in order to expand their understanding of the material beyond memorization.
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