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

Introduction
1
The Biological Substrate and Physical Health in Middle Childhood Jack P Shonkoff
24
Conclusions and New Directions
70
SelfUnderstanding and SelfRegulation in Middle Childhood Hazel J Markus and Paula S Nurius
147
Middle Childhood in the Context of the Family
184
The Middle Childhood Years
283
A CrossCultural Perspec
335
The Status of Research Related to Psychopathology
370
The Status of Basic Research on Middle Childhood
398
Index
422
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