Child Psychology

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, Jan 1, 2006 - 448 pages
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All Modern Psychologists Hold That Every Individual Should Have, At Least, Little Acquaintance With Child Psychology As It Helps In Solving Children'S Problem All The Better. Child Psychology Is In Fact A Composite And Comprehensive Study Of Children.The Present Book Child Psychology Has Added A New Dimension To The Vast Knowledge Of The Subject. It Introduces Various Stages Of Child Development Right From The Conception To The Adolescence. Its Scope Encompasses Child'S Conative, Affective And Cognitive Aspects As Well As Behaviour. It Analyses The Impacts Of Environment And Heredity On Child'S Development. In Addition, It Highlights The Scientific Underpinning Of Child Psychology And Forms A Contextual Approach. The Other Major Areas Covered By The Book Are Response Mechanism, Motor Development, Sexual Development, Moral And Aesthetic Development, Learning And Sense Training, Thinking And Reasoning, Personality, Delinquency, Psychological Testing And Many More.The Present Book Can Be Rightly Held As An Ideal Textbook On The Subject, Covering Syllabi Of Majority Of The Indian Universities. The Standard Books Of The West Are No Doubt Referred To, But The Examples For Elucidation And Elaboration Have Been Given Here In The Context Of Indian Conditions. While The Presentation Of The Subject Matter Is Analytic, The Language Of The Book Is Free Of Jargons And Easily Accessible To The Average Readers Also. Child Psychology Will Undoubtedly Prove Useful To The Students As Well As Teachers Of The Subject. For The General Readers, It Is An Ideal Means Of Acquainting With Child'S General Problems And Their Effective Solutions.
 

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Contents

Introductory 118
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Relationship with Other Social Sciences 1923
19
Heredity and Environment 4351
43
Response Mechanism 5261
52
Nature and Principles of Human Growth
62
Physical Development 6979
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Motor Development 8087
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Development of Speech and Language 8899
88
Sexual Development 149154
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Moral and Aesthetic Development 155162
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Social Development 163203
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Instincts and their Transformation 204219
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Suggestion Imitation
220
Play 227247
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Learning Maturation and Manual Skill 248261
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Senses and Sense Training 262264
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Intellectual and Mental Development 100124
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Emotional Development 125148
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Thinking and Reasoning 270276
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