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Infants and Children
Prenatal Through Middle Childhood

Ninth Edition


June 2022 | 656 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
A best-selling, chronologically organized child development text, Laura E. Berk's Infants and Children: Prenatal Through Middle Childhood, Ninth Edition is relied on in classrooms worldwide for its clear, engaging writing style, exceptional multicultural and cross-cultural focus, first-rate coverage of developmental neuroscience, rich examples, and long-standing commitment to presenting the most up-to-date scholarship. Renowned professor, researcher, and author Laura E. Berk takes an integrated approach to presenting development in the physical, cognitive, emotional, and social domains, emphasizing the complex interchanges between heredity and environment and offering research-based, practical applications that students can relate to their personal and professional lives. The Ninth Edition's extensive revision strengthens the connections among developmental domains and brings forth the most recent scholarship, representing the changing field of child development.

Infants and Children: Prenatal Through Middle Childhood, Ninth Edition is a briefer version of Infants, Children, and Adolescents, Ninth Edition offering the first 13 chapters for child development courses that do not cover adolescence.

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PART I – THEORY AND RESEARCH IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT
 
1. History, Theory, and Research Strategies
 
PART II – FOUNDATIONS OF DEVELOPMENT
 
2. Genetic and Environmental Foundations
 
3. Prenatal Development
 
4. Birth and the Newborn Baby
 
PART III – INFANCY AND TODDLERHOOD: THE FIRST TWO YEARS
 
5. Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
 
6. Cognitive Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
 
7. Emotional and Social Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood
 
PART IV – EARLY CHILDHOOD: TWO TO SIX YEARS
 
8. Physical Development in Early Childhood
 
9. Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
 
10. Emotional and Social Development in Early Childhood
 
PART V – MIDDLE CHILDHOOD: SIX TO ELEVEN YEARS
 
11. Physical Development in Middle Childhood
 
12. Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood
 
13. Emotional and Social Development in Middle Childhood

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  • Instructor's Resource Manual (IRM). The IRM can be used by first-time or experienced instructors to enrich classroom experiences. Each chapter includes a brief chapter summary; a chapter outline; lecture enhancements that present cutting-edge topics along with suggestions for using the content in class; and learning activities that provide “live” examples of research findings, discussion topics, and written assignments. Also included are model answers to the text’s Ask Yourself questions and listings of available videos on relevant topics.
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