Child Development from Birth to Eight : A Journey Through the Early Years, Paperback

Child Development from Birth to Eight : A Journey Through the Early Years Paperback


Understanding child development is crucial for all early years practitioners and a sound knowledge of children and their development underpins effective practice.

The book presents a detailed and in-depth picture of early years development, particularly of developmental processes and interactions.

Rather than focusing on a particular topic, it offers a broad overview from a range of sources including: Developmental, evolutionary and cognitive psychology Biology Sensory information Attachment theory Neuroscience Research linking brain function and emotionsAs well as providing a great insight into the aspects of child development and offering the benefits of a multi-disciplinary approach, the book emphasizes appropriate pedagogical approaches and the implications for adults who work with young children.

Child Development from Birth to Eight is essential reading for all early years students and practitioners.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, figures
  • Publisher: Open University Press
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  • Category: Child & developmental psychology
  • ISBN: 9780335220977



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