Child Development

Understanding Child Development

The speedy physical and psychological changes that children undergo from birth through adolescence often leave parents wondering how best to care for them at each stage. From how to talk so kids will listen to when to back off and allow them to fail, PT's experts weigh in.

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  • Tina Traster

    Against All Odds

    Overcoming reactive attachment disorder
  • Ira J. Chasnoff, M.D.

    Aristotle's Child

    Risk, resiliency and the parent/child relationship
  • Christia Spears Brown, Ph.D.

    Beyond Pink and Blue

    Raising Children With Science Instead of Stereotypes
  • Claudia Gold, M.D.

    Child in Mind

    Promoting children's healthy development.
  • Maureen Healy

    Creative Development

    Growing a child's unique gifts.
  • Stephen Wallce

    Decisions Teens Make

    The modern adolescent experience
  • Eileen Kennedy-Moore, Ph.D.

    Growing Friendships

    All about children's social and emotional development.
  • Robert Martin, Ph.D.

    How We Do It

    The evolution and future of human reproduction