Welcome to the Companion Website

Welcome to the SAGE edge site for An Introduction to Child Development, third edition, by Thomas Keenan, Subhadra Evans and Kevin Crowley.

The SAGE edge site offers a whole host of resources which can be accessed anywhere, from the convenience of your phone, to your tablet devices and laptops. Available is a vast array of learning tools and resources that will further enhance your knowledge and understanding of the topic you’re studying.

home page

On this SAGE edge site you will find:

For students

  • Learning aims
  • Video
  • Quiz
  • SAGE journal articles
  • Weblinks
  • Flashcards
  • Action plan
  • Answers to test your knowledge questions

For lecturers

  • Testbank
  • PowerPoint® slides
  • Short answer questions
  • Instructors manual


About Book:

An Introduction to Child Development, third edition provides undergraduate students in psychology and other disciplines with a comprehensive survey of the main areas of child development, from infancy through to adolescence, in a readily accessible format. It equips students with an appreciation of the critical issues, while providing balanced coverage of topics that represent both classic and cutting edge work in this vast and fascinating field.

The new edition has been fully updated and features:

  • Topical research examples from current literature in psychology, education, nursing and medicine including new material on foetal learning and the role of play.
  • New and expanded sections covering key contemporary issues in cognitive, emotional and social development.
  • New features such as 'Points for Reflection' boxes, designed to encourage the reader to reflect more deeply on the subject matter.

This textbook is essential reading for undergraduate students taking an introductory course in child development or developmental psychology and provides a clear and accessible foundation for essays, assignments and other projects.


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