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Understanding behaviour and development in early childhood: a guide to theory and practice

Understanding behaviour and development in early childhood: a guide to theory and practice

Robinson, Maria, 1947-

In this accessible and thought-provoking text, Dr Maria Robinson examines the behaviour of babies and young children in a developmental context, and takes into account the shifts and changes over time as young children grow and mature

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Published London: Routledge, 2011
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Maria Robinson
ISBN: 020384288X, 041556560X, 0415565618, 9780203842881, 9780415565608, 9780415565615
Intended audience: Specialized.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: viii, 124 p. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Child development; Child Care.; Early childhood education; Child development.

Contents

  1. 1. Introduction: What do we understand by behaviour?
  2. 2. The brain and the senses: The physiological framework
  3. 3. Emotions, learning and behaviour
  4. 4. The baby and the adult: The magical road to learning to be a person
  5. 5. Behaviour as a strategy of communication
  6. 6. The role of the adult and adults in society

Author note

Maria Robinsonwas a health visitor and counsellor and currently is a lecturer, trainer and independent adviser in early years development. Her doctorate is in child welfare and protection.