Developmental psychology: childhood and adolescence
Learn developmental psychology the easy way with DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENCE! Written in a clear, concise language, this psychology text presents you with the best theories, research, and practical advice that developmentalists have to offer today. With a focus on application, you will form an understanding of developmental principles that you can apply to your own life such as the most effective way to discipline children. Studying is made easy with tools such as chapter outlines, concept checks, a running glossary, key terms, web resources, and narrative summaries found throughout the text.
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Theories of Human Development
Biological Foundations of Development
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