Development in Infancy: An Introduction

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Psychology Press, 2002 - Psychology - 528 pages
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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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 The Social Ecology of Infancy
31
3 Methods of Research in Infancy
57
4 Physical Development in Infancy
94
5 Nervous System Development in Infancy
132
6 Perceptual Development in Infancy
167
7 Mental Life in Infancy
205
8 Representation in Infancy
246
9 Origins of Language in Infancy
279
10 Emotions and Temperament in Infancy
328
What We Have Learned From and About Infants
406
References
415
Photo Credits
473
Name Index
475
Subject Index
487
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