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- Author(s)Dana Gross
- PublisherPearson Education (US)
- Date of Publication04/10/2010
- GenrePsychology: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationUpper Saddle River
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPearson Education (US)
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations, black & white tables
- Weight1021 g
- Width184 mm
- Height236 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
- Table Of ContentsPreface xi Chapter 1: Beliefs About Babies: Historical Perspectives on Children and Childhood Why Do We Study Infants? Development as Transformation Impact of Early Experience Research Methods and Tools Interdisciplinary Collaboration Recurring Themes in the Study of Child Development The Path of Development: Stages versus Continuous Change Heredity and the Environment Active or Passive Development? Normal and Atypical Development Culture and Context Historical Perspectives on Infancy and Early Childhood Historical Studies of Children and Childhood Views of Children Ancient Greece and Rome Medieval Europe The Renaissance Colonial America Family Life Education The Development of Child Development G. Stanley Hall James Mark Baldwin John B. Watson Arnold Gesell Child Research Institutes: Research and Dissemination John Bowlby Sharing the Results Wrapping It Up: Summary and Conclusion Think About It: Questions for Reading and Discussion Key Words Chapter 2: Research Methods Research Settings Naturalistic Studies Laboratory Studies Research Designs Case Studies and Single-Subject Research Quasi-Experimental Studies Experimental Studies Research Designs for Studying Development Longitudinal Research Cross-Sectional Research Microgenetic Research Research Measures Behavioral Responses Psychophysiological Measures Measures of Visual Behavior Conditioned Behavior Parental Reports Archival Research Issues in Research with Infants Behavioral State Inference and Interpretation Ethical Concerns Where Do Babies Come From? Wrapping It Up: Summary and Conclusion Think About It: Questions for Reading and Discussion Key Words Chapter 3: Genetics, Conception, and Prenatal Development Genetics and the Human Genome Genetics and Disease Genetics and Prenatal Development Conception Twins and Other Multiples Sex Chromosome Abnormalities Infertility and Assisted Reproduction Prenatal Development The Germinal Stage, Fertilization to 2 Weeks The Embryonic Stage, 2 to 8 Weeks The Fetal Stage, 8 Weeks to Birth (38 Weeks) Miscarriage Stillbirth Birth Defects Neural Tube Defects Congenital Heart Defects Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) Ultrasound Maternal Blood Screening Chorionic Villus Sampling (CVS) Amniocentesis Fetal Echocardiography Fetal Therapy Prenatal Influences Nutrition Alcohol and Drugs Alcohol Illicit Drugs Medication Nicotine Caffeine Disease HIV and Other Infections Preexisting Chronic Diseases Rh Disease Stress Environmental Hazards Paternal Influences Wrapping It Up: Summary and Conclusion Think About It: Questions for Reading and Discussion Key Words Chapter 4: Birth and the Newborn The Birth Process: Stages of Childbirth The First Stage: Contractions, Dilatation, and Effacement The Second Stage: Delivery of the Infant The Third Stage: Placental Expulsion Complications of Childbirth Failure to Progress Breech Presentation Preterm Birth Low Birthweight Postdate Birth Twins and Other Multiple Births Childbirth Options Medical Interventions Induction of Labor Electronic Fetal Monitoring Pain Relief Forceps and Vacuum Extraction Episiotomy Cesarean Delivery Hospital, Home, or Birth Center? Birth Attendants and Settings Hospital Versus Home Birth Birth Centers Neonatal Assessment Assessment at Birth Reflexes Sensory Abilities Adaptations during the Neonatal Period Wrapping It Up: Summary and Conclusion Think About It: Questions for Reading and
- Author BiographyDana Gross, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology and Affiliated Faculty of Asian Studies and Linguistic Studies at St. Olaf College, where she teaches an advanced seminar on Infant Development, as well as courses in Research Methods, Developmental Psychology, and Human Development in East Asia. Dana Gross received her BA in Psychology from Smith College and her PhD in Child Psychology from the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. Dana's research has been published in Child Development, Cognitive Development, and International Journal of Behavioural Development, among others. Most recently, she has been involved in field research in a high school-based parent education program for adolescent parents and their infant and toddler children. Dana has presented her work at numerous conferences, and served as consultant and co-author for several developmental textbooks.
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