Development in Infancy: An Introduction
This fourth edition of the best-selling topically-organized introduction to infancy reflects the enormous changes that have occurred in our understanding of infants and their place in human development over the past decade.
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2 The Social Ecology of Infancy
3 Methods of Research in Infancy
4 Physical Development in Infancy
5 Nervous System Development in Infancy
6 Perceptual Development in Infancy
7 Mental Life in Infancy
8 Representation in Infancy
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