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Introduction to Infant Development - Alan Slater

Introduction to Infant Development

By: Alan Slater (Editor), Michael Lewis (Editor)

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Infants may seem to do little more than eat, sleep, and play. Yet behind this misleadingly simplistic faAade occurs an awe-inspiring process of development through which infants make sense of, and learn how to interact with the world around them.
Written by leading researchers in the field, Introduction to Infant Development, Second Edition, provides fascinating insight into the psychological development of infants. This new edition captures the latest research in the field, with new chapters on perceptual and cognitive development as well as memory development; the text also examines the role of gender, culture, and social class in infant development. The coverage of language development and motor development has also been revised to account for the latest research.
With enhanced pedagogical features throughout and a new Online Resource Center, Introduction to Infant Development is the ideal teaching and learning tool for those studying this intriguing field.

1: Michael Lewis and Alan Slater: A brief history of infancy research 2: Margaret Bendersky and Margaret W. Sullivan: Basic methods in infant research 3: Peter G. Hepper: Prenatal development 4: Karen Adolph and Amy Joh: Motor development: How infants get into the act 5: Alan Slater, Tiffany Field and Maria Hernandez-Reif: The development of the senses 6: Scott P. Johnson and Alan Slater: The development of intelligence in infancy 7: Paul C. Quinn: Categorization 8: Gavin Bremner: Perception and knowledge of the world 9: Jane S. Herbert and Olivier Pascalis: Memory development 10: George J. Hollich and Derek M. Houston: Language development: From speech perception to first words 11: Jennifer L Ramsey-Rennels and Judith H Langlois: How infants perceive and process faces 12: Michael Lewis: Early emotional development 13: Michael Lewis: Social development 14: Marc H. Bornstein and Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda: Infants at play: development, functions, and partners 15: Viram K. Jaswal and Anne Fernald: Learning to communicate 16: Robin Gaines Lanzi, Craig T. Ramey, and Sharon Landesman Ramey: Early intervention research, services and policies 17: Jayanthi Mistry, Ila Deshmukh and M. Ann Easterbrooks: Culture and infancy 18: John Worobey: Health, nutrition and atypical development

ISBN: 9780199283057
ISBN-10: 0199283052
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 406
Published: 7th January 2006
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.81
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised