1. Introduction 2. Theories 3. Heredity and Environment 4. Prenatal Development and Birth 5. The First Two Years: Biosocial Development 6. The First Two Years: Cognitive Development 7. The First Two Years: Psychosocial Development 8. Early Childhood: Biosocial Development 9. Early Childhood: Cognitive Development 10. Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development 11. Middle Childhood: Biosocial Development 12. Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development 13. Middle Childhood: Psychosocial Development 14. Adolescence: Biosocial Development 15. Adolescence: Cognitive Development 16. Adolescence: Psychosocial Development Epilogue: Emerging Adulthood
Kathleen Stassen Berger completed her undergraduate education at Stanford University and Radcliffe College, earned her M.A.T. from Harvard University and an M.S. and Ph.D. from Yeshiva University. Her broad range of experience as an educator includes directing a preschool, teaching philosophy and humanities at the United Nations International School, teaching child and adolescent development to graduate students at Fordham University, teaching inmates earning paralegal degrees at Sing Sing Prison, and teaching undergraduates at both Montclair State University and Quinnipiac University. She has also been involved in education as the president of Community School Board in District Two in Manhattan.