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An Introduction to Child Development (3rd edition)

Part of the SAGE Foundations of Psychology series
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An Introduction to Child Development, Third Edition provides undergraduate students in psychology and other disciplines with a comprehensive survey of the main areas of child development, from infancy through to adolescence, in a readily accessible format.

It equips students with an appreciation of the critical issues, while providing balanced coverage of topics that represent both classic and cutting edge work in this vast and fascinating field. The new edition has been fully updated and features:Topical research examples from current literature in psychology, education, nursing and medicine including new material on fetal learning and the role of playNew and expanded sections covering key contemporary issues in cognitive, emotional and social developmentNew features such as 'Points for Reflection' boxes, designed to encourage the reader to reflect more deeply on the subject matterAccess to an enhanced SAGE Edge companion website which features online readings, Powerpoint Slides, ‘Test Yourself’ questions and much more (

This textbook is essential reading for undergraduate students taking an introductory course in child development or developmental psychology and provides a clear and accessible foundation for essays, assignments and other projects.

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SAGE Publications Ltd
1446274020 / 9781446274026
Paperback / softback
United Kingdom
xxvi, 428 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
24 cm
Previous edition: 2009.