Angles on Child Psychology

By Matt Jarvis with Emma Chandler
July 2001
Nelson Thornes, UK
ISBN: 0748759751
264 Pages, Illustrated
$37.50 paper original

Written by a leading psychology author and emphasizing theory combined with up-to-date research, this book is an invaluable resource for students studying Child Care. Features such as 'What's New' and 'Media Watch' stimulate discussion and debate. The 'Classic Research Feature' highlights key psychological studies. The book is clearly presented and accessibly written. Students will enjoy reading this book. Chapters include: Theoretical approaches. Attachment. Early experiences--deprivation & privation. Friendship & play. Development of identity--self & gender. Adolescence. Piaget's theory of cognitive development. Alternative theories. Intelligence & abilities. Development of moral reasoning. Autism. Glossary. References. Index.

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