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How Children Develop, 3rd Edition

Worth is proud to publish the Third Edition of How Children Develop by Robert S. Siegler, Judy S. DeLoache, and Nancy Eisenberg—the leading textbook for the topically-organized child development course. Providing a fresh perspective on the field of child development, the authors emphasize fundamental principles, enduring themes, and important recent studies to provide a unique contribution to the teaching of child development.

About the Author

ROBERT SIEGLER is the Teresa Heinz Professor of Cognitive Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, USA. He has served as Associate Editor of Developmental Psychology journal. In 2005 he received the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. JUDY DeLOACHE is the Lawrence R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, USA. She has served as president of the Developmental Division of the American Psychological Association and as a member of the executive boards of the International Society for the Study of Infancy and the Cognitive Development Society. The holder of a Scientific MERIT Award from the National Insititutes of Health, she has also been recognized several times for outstanding undergraduate teaching. NANCY EISENBERG is Regent’s Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University, USA. She has served on the board of directors of the American Psychological Society, on the governing board of the Society for Research in Child Development, on the council of the American Psychological Association, and as president of the Western Psychological Association. She has served as the editor of the Psychological Bulletin and been the recipient of several National Institutes of Health ‘Career Development’ and ‘Career Scientist’ awards. –This text refers to the Paperback edition.

This was for a Family Consumer Studies class cross listed as Psychology- for development in infancy and childhood. I love the conversational style of the book, it is not dry and it is definitely not for rote memorizing. I like the summaries at the end of each chapter. Plenty of information. Chapters are rather long- I used this for an online class I was taking and it surprised me how much reading there was.

This book was a great teaching tool for my Developmental Psychology class. It is written in common English and is easily understood while still conveying the principles of development.

Description indicated it would be slightly worn, I took the chance with that for the lower price and was surprised that it looked new as far as I can tell! Shipped quickly as well.

Product Details :

  • Hardcover: 600 pages
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers; Third Edition edition (April 2, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1429217901
  • ISBN-13: 978-1429217903
  • Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 9.3 x 1.3 inches

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