An Introduction to Child Development (SAGE Foundations of Psychology series)
An Introduction to Child Development (SAGE Foundations of Psychology series)
Author : Thomas Keenan
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Format : Paperback
Edition : 1st edition
Page Number : 304
ISBN : 9780761962205

This outstanding new textbook presents a comprehensive introduction to developmental psychology that is engaging, yet detailed and thorough. Covering all the major topics in child development, the book offers a grounding in the principles which govern research and theory in contemporary child development, and surveys those theories and research methods which are essential to developing a firm knowledge of the field.

Some key features include:

· Coverage of the child's 'theory of mind' under the rubric of social development;

· an introduction to 'emotion regulation' in the chapter on emotional development;

· Coverage of some key theories such as 'dynamic systems theory' and 'evolutionary psychology'