The Fourth Edition of Infancy is a comprehensive and accessible core text for courses in infant development and early childhood development. Dana Gross’s sensitive and engaging teaching voice seamlessly weaves together research and theory with current issues of diversity and culture. This latest edition provides students with enough detail to understand methodological issues, explore both practically and theoretically important topics, and engage in thinking critically about development from birth to age 3.
Dana Gross is professor of psychology at St. Olaf College, where she teaches infant development and developmental psychology. She earned her PhD in child psychology from the University of Minnesota and has been teaching at St. Olaf since 1988. Internationalizing the psychology curriculum is a major theme in her work. She has developed short-term courses in India and China and student assignments to promote global learning in her on-campus courses.
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