For Child Development coursesExperience the wonder of the childhood journeyRevel (TM) The Dynamic Child provides students the unique opportunity to influence the development of a virtual child, learn developmental science, and experience the wonder of a child growing before their eyes.Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel The Dynamic Child affords students a hands-on way to virtually experience child development as they learn. Frank Manis, author and creator of MyVirtualChild, applies the principles of anchored instruction to combine his best-selling technology for child development courses with a compelling, original narrative. By enabling students to make virtual parenting decisions as they engage with developmental systems theories and interactive media, Revel The Dynamic Child makes contemporary child development research and theory both comprehensible and deeply meaningful to students.NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.
I. Brief TOCPART I: FOUNDATIONS OF DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCE1. The Study of Child and Adolescent Development2. Heredity and Environment3. Prenatal Development, Birth, and the NewbornPART II: INFANTS AND TODDLERS 4. Physical Development in Infants and Toddlers5. Cognitive Development in Infants and Toddlers6. Social and Emotional Development in Infants and ToddlersPART III: EARLY CHILDHOOD 7. Physical Development in Early Childhood8. Cognitive and Language Development in Early Childhood9. Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood PART IV: MIDDLE CHILDHOOD 10. Physical Development in Middle Childhood11. Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood12. Social and Emotional Development in Middle ChildhoodPART V: ADOLESCENCE 13. Adolescent Physical Development14. Cognitive Development in Adolescence15. Social and Emotional Development in AdolescenceII. Detailed TOCPART I: FOUNDATIONS OF DEVELOPMENTAL SCIENCEVideo: About the Virtual Child1. The Study of Child and Adolescent DevelopmentIntroduction: A Tale of Deprivation1.1: Developmental Theories1.2: Studying Child DevelopmentConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child2. Heredity and EnvironmentIntroduction: Birth of a Genius2.1: The Dynamic Gene2.2: Genes and Environment in Human Behavior2.3: Gene-Environment Transactions2.4: The Developmental Systems ApproachConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic ChildRaising Your Virtual Child: Create Your Virtual Child3. Prenatal Development, Birth, and the NewbornIntroduction: The Delicate Balance of Prenatal Development3.1: Periods of Prenatal Development3.2: Environmental Influences on Prenatal Development3.3: Prenatal Care3.4: Birth and the NewbornConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic ChildPART II: INFANTS AND TODDLERS Raising Your Virtual Child: Infancy and Toddlerhood4. Physical Development in Infants and ToddlersIntroduction: Infant and Toddler Development4.1: Raising Healthy Infants and Toddlers4.2: Physical Growth and Brain Development4.3: Motor Development4.4: Sensory and Perceptual DevelopmentConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child5. Cognitive Development in Infants and ToddlersIntroduction: The Infant's Mind5.1: Piaget's Theory of Sensorimotor Development5.2: Specific Aspects of Cognitive Development5.3: Language DevelopmentConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child6. Social and Emotional Development in Infants and ToddlersIntroduction: Learning to Interact with People, Infancy's Most Important Task 6.1: Social Understanding and Emotions in the First Two Years6.2: Temperament6.3: Attachment6.4: The Expanding Social World of the ToddlerConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic ChildPART III: EARLY CHILDHOOD Raising Your Virtual Child: Early Childhood7. Physical Development in Early ChildhoodIntroduction: Young Children at Play7.1: Growth of Body and Brain7.2: Motor Development7.3: Children's Health and Safety7.4: Child Maltreatment and NeglectConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child8. Cognitive and Language Development in Early ChildhoodIntroduction: The Mind of a Young Child8.1: Advances and Limitations in Children's Thinking: Piaget and Theory Theory8.2: Information Processing and Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience8.3: Vygotsky and the Sociocultural Approach8.4: Language Development, Early Literacy and Mathematics8.5: Influences of Child Care and Early Childhood EducationConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child9. Social and Emotional Development in Early ChildhoodIntroduction: The Great Escape9.1: Understanding the Self and Others9.2: Emotional and Personality Development9.3: Moral Development, Prosocial Behavior, and Aggression9.4: Parent-Child Relationships9.5: The Preschool and Child Care ContextsConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child PART IV: MIDDLE CHILDHOOD Raising Your Virtual Child: Middle Childhood10. Physical Development in Middle ChildhoodIntroduction: Children and Sports10.1: Growth of the Body and Brain10.2: Motor Development, Physical Activity, and Sports Participation10.3: Children's Health10.4: Special Needs ChildrenConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child11. Cognitive Development in Middle ChildhoodIntroduction: The Developing ReaderRaising Your Virtual Child: Middle Childhood11.1: Piaget's Concrete Operational Period11.2: Information Processing and Cognitive Neuroscience Approaches11.3: Intelligence and Children11.4: School Achievement in Middle SchoolConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child12. Social and Emotional Development in Middle ChildhoodIntroduction: Twin Day12.1: Development of Social and Emotional Competence12.2: Family Relationships12.3: Peer Relationships and Contexts Outside the FamilyConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic ChildPART V: ADOLESCENCE Raising Your Virtual Child: Adolescence13. Adolescent Physical DevelopmentIntroduction: Driving with Teenagers13.1: The Physical and Psychological Impact of Puberty13.2: The Adolescent Brain13.3: Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health13.4: Health Issues in AdolescenceConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child14. Cognitive Development in AdolescenceIntroduction: Taking Charge of One's Own Thinking14.1: The Development of Adolescent Thought14.2: Academic Achievement in Adolescence14.3: Educational Reforms14.4: The World of WorkConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child15. Social and Emotional Development in AdolescenceIntroduction: Running the Gantlet15.1: Development of the Self15.2: Moral and Religious Development15.3: Adolescent Social Relationships and Positive Youth DevelopmentConcluding Thoughts: The Dynamic Child
Om bidragsyterneProfessor Frank Manis received his BA from Pomona College in 1975 and PhD from the University of Minnesota in 1981. He is a Professor of Psychology and Education at the University of Southern California, where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in developmental psychology and literacy development for 34 years. He has published about 70 articles and book chapters on reading disabilities, development of literacy in both the primary and secondary language, and cognitive functioning in special populations of children. Much of this work was funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The major focus of his research has been on the identification of cognitive processes underlying differences in reading skills among children with reading disabilities.
Frank reviews for several journals in the field, including Scientific Studies of Reading, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, and Developmental Psychology, and was editor of Scientific Studies of Reading for six years. He is also the coauthor of MyVirtualChild (with Mike Radford) and MyVirtualLife (with Janine Buckner), and author of MyVirtualTeen - interactive websites for simulating the processes of child, adolescent, and adult development. Frank was a member of the University of Southern California's Center for Excellence in Teaching from 2006-2009, and received teaching, research, and service awards at his university in 2004 and 2012.