Santrock, Child Development, 14th EditionPrefaceSection One - The Nature of Child DevelopmentChapter 1. IntroductionAppendix. Careers in Child DevelopmentSection Two - Biological Processes, Physical Development, and Perceptual DevelopmentChapter 2. Biological BeginningsChapter 3. Prenatal Development and BirthChapter 4. Physical Development and HealthChapter 5. Motor, Sensory, and Perceptual DevelopmentSection Three - Cognitive and LanguageChapter 6. Cognitive Developmental ApproachesChapter 7. Information ProcessingChapter 8. IntelligenceChapter 9. Language DevelopmentSection Four - Socioemotional DevelopmentChapter 10. Emotional DevelopmentChapter 11. The Self and IdentityChapter 12. GenderChapter 13. Moral DevelopmentSection Five - Social Context of DevelopmentChapter 14. FamiliesChapter 15. PeersChapter 16. Schools and AchievementChapter 17. Culture and Diversity
John W. Santrock received his Ph.D. from the College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota. He has taught at the University of Charleston, the University of Georgia, and the University of Texas at Dallas. He has worked as a school psychologist and currently teaches educational psychology at the undergraduate level. In 2006, Dr. Santrock received the University of Texas at Dallas Excellence in Teaching Award. His research has included publications in the Journal of Educational Psychology on the contextual aspects of affectively toned cognition and children's self-regulatory behavior as well as teachers' perceptions of children from divorced families. He has been on the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology and Child Development. His publications include these exceptional McGraw-Hill texts: Child Development, 13th Edition; Life-Span Development, 14th Edition; Adolescence, 14th Edition; Psychology, 7th Edition; and Educational Psychology, 4th Edition.