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AUTHORS: Allen/Marotz - ©2010
Designed to help readers comprehend the complexity of child development, DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES: PRE-BIRTH THROUGH TWELVE, Sixth Edition, highlights major characteristics for each of the developmental domains in a concise, non-technical, point-by-point format. Coverage of developmental profiles has been expanded to include middle childhood, and content has been updated to reflect current information about prenatal care and brain research. A key feature identifying important safety considerations at each developmental stage is given along with suggestions for appropriate adult supervision. Each chapter offers objectives, key terms, updated and more in-depth case studies, and each section includes tips for promoting children's curiosity and learning. Included at the end of each chapter are challenging review questions designed to aid parents, students, and teachers in comprehending child development. Web resources provide relevant information to chapter topics for further understanding of child development.
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