Emotional and physical changes in adolescence; the impact of parents' behavior on children.
Peers play a crucial role in helping children form relationships and develop identities and morals.
Children between 5 and 7 years gain new abilities and freedoms as they leave the family to attend school.
Healthy families provide love and support for toddlers, as well as social guidelines.
Rapid physical and social development occurs between age 6 months and 3 years; high-quality day care.
Jerome Kagan discusses biological components of sociability; Benjamin Spock discusses child-rearing.
Crews examine childhood from various perspectives by following 12 families on five continents for a year.