Development During Middle Childhood: The Years from Six to Twelve
W. Andrew Collins
National Academies, Jan 1, 1984 - Child development. - 434 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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