Infancy & Childhood

Infancy & Childhood

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Infancy and Childhood brings the research to life through stories. What prompted researcher Virginia Apgar to develop what became the Apgar Test on newborns? Who knew that psychologist Eleanor Gibson' famous qvisual cliffq experiment was inspired by her own toddler's experience of hesitation in approaching the edge of the Grand Canyon? These stories help students appreciate the relevance of theory, helping them internalize research-intensive material. Through integrating such stories, this text blends scientific rigor with accessibility. This text covers child development from infancy through pre-adolescence.Some of these differences can be identified using traditional intelligence tests ( Sternberg, 2002). ... Both WPPSI and Stanford-Binet tests have questions about vocabulary (such as the ability to define words), comprehension (such as the abilityanbsp;...

Title:Infancy & Childhood
Author:Charlotte Patterson
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education - 2008-01-16


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