Kathleen Stassen Berger
(Bronx Community College, CUNY)
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Hundreds of New Research CitationsAs always, Kathleen Berger offers a thoroughly contemporary view of where the study of child/adolescent development is, and where it’s heading. Coverage includes new discussions of:
Integrated Assessment Throughout the BookThe new edition provides What Will You Know? questions for each chapter and What Have You Learned? questions after every chapter section. These assessments are designed to make it clear to students exactly what they need to learn to meet their career goals.
New Inside the Brain featureSince new discoveries abound almost daily in the field of neuroscience, the author has added Inside the Brain features to several chapters, exploring topics such as the intricacies of prenatal and infant brain development, brain specialization and speech development, and brain maturation and emotional development.
Visualizing Development InfographicsLinking together graphics, text, and photographs, these infographics tell a visual story about important concepts in child development often with data that encourage students to think of other nations, other cultures, or other times.LaunchPadDeveloped with extensive feedback from instructors and students, Worth Publishers’ new online course space offers:
Data Connections: Exclusively on Launch Pad. In each chapter, students have an opportunity to expand their understanding of key topics and data interactively. From interactive maps showing rates of breastfeeding and immunization across the country (and around the world), to manipulatable graphs showing trends in adolescent risk-taking behaviors, these activities offer students a new hands-on-approach to understanding the data in child development themselves.
Available in LaunchPad, two guides link the content of the lifespan childhood and adolescence course to key student career areas—early-childhood development and nursing—by correlating the Eleventh Edition and its test bank to the NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) standards and NCLEX RN licensure exam.
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