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Published: 07 December 2006

406 Pages | numerous line drawings and halftones


ISBN: 9780199283057

Bookseller Code (AG)

This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

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Introduction to Infant Development

Second Edition

Edited by Alan Slater and Michael Lewis

  • Written by some of the world's leading authorities, to offer up-to-the-minute accounts of this diverse subject
  • Edited by two distinguished researchers in the field to ensure a consistency of style and approach, to make the book as educationally valuable as possible
  • Online Resource Centre offers unrivalled additional support for lecturers, to enhance the value of the text as a teaching and learning tool

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters on Perception; Memory Development; Intervention research; Culture and Infancy; and Health, Nutrition, and Atypical Development give a more representative view of the broad scope of the subject
  • Coverage of the senses rationalized into a single chapter
  • Completely rewritten chapter on motor development, with more emphasis placed on the impact of this area on social and cognitive development
  • Completely rewritten chapter on language development, offering broader coverage from birth to the age of 18 months, to capture both speech perception and the first spoken words
  • New Online Resource Centre, offering additional teaching and learning resources to enhance further the educational value of the book

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