Connecting research and results. As a master teacher John Santrock connects students to current research and real-world application, helping students see how developmental psychology plays a role in their own lives and future careers. Through an integrated, personalized digital learning program, students gain the insight they need to study smarter and improve performance.

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SECTION 1 The Nature of Children's Development
CHAPTER 1 Introduction
SECTION 2 Beginnings
CHAPTER 2 Biological Beginnings
CHAPTER 3 Prenatal Development
SECTION 3 Infancy
CHAPTER 5 Physical Development in Infancy
CHAPTER 6 Cognitive Development in Infancy
CHAPTER 7 Socioemotional Development in Infancy
SECTION 4 Early Childhood
CHAPTER 8 Physical Development in Early Childhood
CHAPTER 9 Cognitive Development in Early Childhood
CHAPTER 10 Socioemotional Development in Early Childhood
SECTION 5 Middle and Late Childhood
CHAPTER 11 Physical Development in Middle & Late Childhood
CHAPTER 12 Cognitive Development in Middle & Late Childhood
CHAPTER 13 Socioemotional Development in Middle & Late Childhood
SECTION 6 Adolescence
CHAPTER 14 Physical Development in Adolescence
CHAPTER 15 Cognitive Development in Adolescence
CHAPTER 16 Socioemotional Development in Adolescence