Development During Middle Childhood: The Years From Six to Twelve

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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.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1
Chapter 2 The Biological Substrate and Physical Health in Middle Childhood
24
Conclusions And New Directions
70
Chapter 4 SelfUnderstanding And SelfRegulation In Middle Childhood
147
Chapter 5 Middle Childhood In The Context Of The Family
184
Chapter 6 The Peer Context In Middle Childhood
240
The Middle Childhood Years
283
A CrossCultural Perspective
335
Chapter 9 The Status Of Research Related To Psychopathology
370
The Status Of Basic Research On Middle Childhood
398
Index
422
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