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Test Bank for Child Development An Active Learning Approach 3rd Edition By Laura E. Levine, Joyce Munsch, ISBN: 9781506377858, ISBN: 9781506330693, ISBN: 9781506379463, ISBN: 9781071811795

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
PART I. UNDERSTANDING DEVELOPMENT: WHY AND HOW WE STUDY CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
1. Issues and Themes in Child Development
Why Study Child Development?

Understanding How Development Happens

Contexts of Development

Being a Smart Consumer of Information About Development

2. Theories of Development
Basic Principles and Applications

Theories of Child and Adolescent Development

The Impact of Biology and Culture on Child Development Theory and Research

3. How We Study Development
The Scientific Method

How Research Is Designed

Interpreting and Communicating the Results of a Study

Ethics in Research With Children and Adolescents

PART II. BIOLOGICAL BEGINNINGS AND PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT
4. How Children Develop: Nature Through Nurture
The Study of Genetics and Behavior

Molecular Genetics: Chromosomes, Genes, and DNA

Genetic Disorders

Behavioral Genetics

The Interaction of Genes and Environment

5. Prenatal Development, the Newborn, and the Transition to Parenthood
Prenatal Development

Health and Risks in Pregnancy

The Birth Experience

Risks to the Newborn’s Health and Well-Being

The Transition to Parenthood

6. Physical Development: The Brain and the Body
Brain Development

Development of the Senses

Body Growth and Changes

Motor Development

Nutrition

PART III. COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT
7. Theories of Cognitive Development
Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development

Theory of Core Knowledge

Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory of Cognitive Development

Information Processing

Comparing Four Theories of Cognitive Development

8. Intelligence and Academic Achievement
Defining and Assessing Intelligence

Variations in Intellectual Ability

Academic Achievement: Learning in the School Context

Group Differences in Academic Achievement

9. Language Development
Aspects of Language

Language and the Brain

Theories of Language Development

Stages of Language Development

Literacy: Reading and Writing

Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

Language Disorders

PART IV. SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
10. Emotional Development and Attachment
Emotions: Universality and Difference

Temperament

Regulation of Emotions and Self-Control

Normal Emotions and Emotional Problems

The Development of Secure Attachment

Attachment Disorders

11. Identity: The Self, Gender, and Moral Development
Development of the Self-Concept

Development of Self-Esteem

Gender Identity

Ethnic and Racial Identity

Moral Identity

12. Social Development: Social Cognition and Peer Relationships
Social Cognition: Theory of Mind

Peer Relationships in Infancy and Early Childhood

Peer Relationships in Middle Childhood

Adolescents: The World of Peers

Bullying, Cyberbullying, and School Violence

PART V. CONTEXTS FOR DEVELOPMENT
13. Families
What Constitutes a Family?

Family Roles and Relationships

Socialization in Childhood and Adolescence

Interventions for a Better Family Life

14. Activities, Media, and the Natural World
The Daily Lives of Children and Adolescents

Unstructured Time

Structured Time

The Role of Important Nonparental Adults

15. Health, Well-Being, and Resilience
Stress and Coping

Physical Illness and Mental Disorders

Other Threats to Health and Well-Being

Challenges to Positive Child Development

Resilience

Glossary
References
Author Index
Subject Index