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    The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development
    • Online ISBN: 9781316216491
    • Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316216491
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development remains the most authoritative and accessible account of all aspects of child development. Written by an international team of experts, its comprehensive coverage includes everything from prenatal development to adolescence, pediatrics, theories and research methods, physical development, social and emotional development, perceptual and cognitive development, language development, psychopathology, and parenting. The second edition has also been thoroughly updated to reflect major developments over the last decade in areas such as neuroscientific methods, developmental cognitive and social neuroscience, the effects of environmental influences on gene expression, and the relationship between human development and evolution. Throughout 124 entries, the Encyclopedia advocates an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to the study of child development. With clear, jargon-free style and user-friendly format, this is the essential reference for researchers and students of child development, as well as healthcare professionals, social workers, educators, and anyone interested in the well-being of children.

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‘A marvellous resource, comprehensive in scope and thoughtful and timely in terms of its coverage, the Encyclopaedia has updated to reflect the many advances in child development, particularly developmental neuroscience. It will appeal to a broad range of professionals interested in current knowledge in child development.'

Fred Volkmar - Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine, Connecticut

‘This new edition of The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development is a welcome entry for all who are concerned with child development. It is broad in scope, balanced in empirical and theoretical coverage, and captures the latest advances in this area. It will be of great value to a wide audience – students, scholars, and policy makers.'

Ross D. Parke - Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, University of California, Riverside

‘There has been a revolution in the study of child development. The editors have assembled a set of readable and authoritative summaries of key advances in the field, ranging from brain to behavior and theory to practice. This is a unique guide to the fascinating, surprising, and useful discoveries about children that have emerged in the scientific literature. It teaches us not only about children, but about how we become who we are as adults.'

Andrew N. Meltzoff - Co-author, The Scientist in the Crib

‘This Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide on the latest information in the field from an impressive array of international scholars.'

Tama Leventhal - Tufts University, Massachusetts

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