For the first time, a report focuses specifically on middle childhood--a discrete, pivotal period of development. In this review of research, experts examine the physical health and cognitive development of 6- to 12-year-old children as well as their surroundings: school and home environment, ecocultural setting, and family and peer relationships.
Table of Contents
|2 The Biological Substrate and Physical Health in Middle Childhood||24-69|
|3 Cognitive Development in School-Age Children: Conclusions and New Directions||70-146|
|4 Self-Understanding and Self-Regulation in Middle Childhood||147-183|
|5 Middle Childhood in the Context of the Family||184-239|
|6 The Peer Context in Middle Childhood||240-282|
|7 School Children: The Middle Childhood Years||283-334|
|8 Ecocultural Niches of Middle Childhood: A Cross-Cultural Perspective||335-369|
|9 The Status of Research Related to Psychopathology||370-397|
|10 Conclusion: The Status of Basic Research on Middle Childhood||398-421|
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