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An Introduction to Child Development By G.C. Davenport

An Introduction to Child Development
by G.C. Davenport

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A text covering the GCSE Psychology: Child Development syllabus and certain areas of BTEC Nursing and Caring and BTEC Social Sciences. It discusses the main theories of child development, how psychologists investigate and apply their knowledge and aims to encourage student involvement.
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An Introduction to Child Development by G.C. Davenport

A text covering the GCSE Psychology: Child Development syllabus and certain areas of BTEC Nursing and Caring and BTEC Social Sciences, which discusses the main theories of child development, the ways in which psychologists investigate and apply their knowledge and which encourages students to evaluate the methods and use some of the techniques in their own project work. The layout of the book is intended to make it suitable for different styles of teaching. The core text includes review boxes with summaries of key ideas for revision, background reading, and extra notes in the margin containing definitions, comments and open-ended questions and exercises.

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Table of Contents


An introduction to developmental psychology; how psychologists study children; early views on emotional development; attachments and mothering; the family, home and surrogates; Freud's psychoanalytical view of personality development; learning and behaviour; changing problem behaviour; the Cognitive Theory of Jean Piaget; children's moral development; from playing alone to going to school; the development of intelligence and perception; the development of language and communication; acquiring gender roles; aggression in children.

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GOR001191774
An Introduction to Child Development by G.C. Davenport
G.C. Davenport
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1988-11-24
288
0044480393
9780044480396
N/A
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