Brief Contents 1. Exploring Child Development. 2. Genes and Heredity. 3. Prenatal Development and Birth. 4. Physical Development: Body, Brain, and Perception. 5. Cognitive Development: Piagetian and Sociocultural Views. 6. Information Processing: The Development of Memory and Thought. 7. Intelligence and Academic Skills. 8. Language Development. 9. Attachment, Temperament, and Emotion. 10. Becoming Who We Are: The Development of Self, Gender, and Morality. 11. Peers, Play, and Popularity. 12. Families. 13. Schools, Media, and Culture. 14. Children on Different Developmental Paths. S.O.S. Practice Tests.Cook, Joan Littlefield is the author of 'Child Development Principles And Perspective- S.o.s.', published 2004 under ISBN 9780205455911 and ISBN 0205455913.