Development During Middle Childhood: The Years From Six to Twelve
Panel to Review the Status of Basic Research on School-Age Children, Committee on Child Development Research and Public Policy, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
National Academies Press, Jan 15, 1984 - Social Science - 412 pages
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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Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 The Biological Substrate and Physical Health in Middle Childhood
Conclusions And New Directions
Chapter 4 SelfUnderstanding And SelfRegulation In Middle Childhood
Chapter 5 Middle Childhood In The Context Of The Family
Chapter 6 The Peer Context In Middle Childhood
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