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Child, 2020

Grades: 9 - 12

Child provides a brief but thorough account of human development from conception through adolescence in a visually engaging and interactive format. This program exposes students to culture and diversity and provides real-life applications of theory to support student mastery.


Child (c) 2020 Online Student Edition, 1-year subscription

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Child provides a brief but thorough account of human development from conception through adolescence in a visually engaging and interactive format. This program exposes students to culture and diversity and provides real-life applications of theory to support student mastery. Digital features include SmartBook 2.0, ReadAnywhere mobile app, Power of Process, Writing Assignment Plus, interactivities, videos, and concept clips.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Child Development

Chapter 2: Conception, Heredity, and Environment

Chapter 3: Pregnancy and Prenatal Development

Chapter 4: Birth and the Newborn

Chapter 5: Physical Development, 0 to 3

Chapter 6: Cognitive Development, 0 to 3

Chapter 7: Psychosocial Development, 0 to 3

Chapter 8: Physical Development and Health in Early Childhood

Chapter 9: Cognitive Development in Early Childhood

Chapter 10: Psychosocial Development in Early Childhood

Chapter 11: Physical Development and Health in Middle Childhood

Chapter 12: Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood

Chapter 13: Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood

Chapter 14: Physical Development and Health in Adolescence

Chapter 15: Cognitive Development in Adolescence

Chapter 16: Psychosocial Development in Adolescence

Gabriela Martorell
Gabriela Alicia Martorell was born in Seattle, Washington, but moved as a toddler to Guatemala. At eight, she returned to the United States and lived in Northern California, until leaving for her undergraduate training at the University of California, Davis. After obtaining her B.S. in Psychology, she earned her Ph.D. in Developmental and Evolutionary Psychology with an interdisciplinary emphasis in Human Development from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She now works as a Full Professor of Psychology at Virginia Wesleyan University and serves as the chair of the Institutional Review Board. Gabi maintains an active teaching schedule and teaches courses in Introductory Psychology, Lifespan Human Development, Infant Development, Child Development, Adolescent Development, Culture and Development, Evolutionary Psychology, Research Methods, Original Research Project and Capstone community-based learning courses in Early Childhood Education and Adulthood and Aging. She is committed to teaching, mentoring, and advising. She recently concluded a 5-year longitudinal National Science Foundation grant focused on the retention of higher education students from traditionally underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering, and math. She is also a volunteer trainer for Court Appointed Special Advocates, and a group fitness instructor for the YMCA of South Hampton Roads.