Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 012370877X
  • ISBN-13: 9780123708779
  • DDC: 305.232
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 1682 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released March 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Provides an entry point into all of the existing literature on child development from numerous fields of study. Focuses on the developmental changes, when they occur, why they occur, how they occur, and those factors that influence that development. Emphasis is on normal growth and is primarily from a psychological perspective.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editors-in-Chief.
Editotial Board.
Foreword.
Preface.
How to Use the Encyclopedia.
Contributors.
Contents.
Abuse, Neglect, and Maltreatment of Infants.
ADHD: Genetic Influences.
Adoption and Foster Placement.
AIDS and HIV.
Allergies.
Amnesia, Infantile.
Anger and Aggression.
Artistic Development.
Asthma.
Attachment.
Attention.
Auditory Development and Hearing Disorders.
Auditory Perception.
Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Bayley Scales of Infant Development.
Bedwetting.
Behavior Genetics.
Bilingualism.
Birth Complications and Outcomes.
Birth Defects.
Birth Order.
Brain Development.
Brain Function.
Breastfeeding.
Categorization Skills and Concepts.
Cerebral Palsy.
Child and Day Care, Effects of.
Circumcision.
Cognitive Development.
Cognitive Developmental Theories.
Cognitive Neuroscience.
Colic.
Critical Periods.
Crying.
Demographic Factors.
Dentition and Dental Care.
Depression.
Developmental Disabilities: Cognitive.
Developmental Disabilities: Physical.
Diarrhea.
Discipline and Compliance.
Divorce.
Down Syndrome.
Emotion Regulation.
Empathy and Prosocial Behavior.
Endocrine System.
Exploration and Curiosity.
Face Processing.
Failure to Thrive.
Family Influences.
Family Support, International Trends.
Fear and Wariness.
Feeding Development and Disorders.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders*.
Fragile X Syndrome.
Friends and Peers.
Future Orientation.