Physical Development in Early Childhood

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how many inches and pounds do we fain per year?

2-3 inches
5 lbs.

what does the pituitary gland do?

secretes GH and TSH (which helps brain development and GH)

what is the left hemisphere of the brain in charge of?

language and motor skills

what are reasons for handedness?

gene bias
orientation in uterus
lying position for infants
cultural

what are the three stages of drawing?

scribbles (18 months)
shapes and boundaries (2-4)
recognizable objects (4-6)

nightmares vs. night terrors

mares: more prevalent
terrors: physical waking up

what are some social influences on diet?

culture
scheduling
SES
number of family members
disease and connection to diet

what factors go into immunizations?

religious and cultural beliefs
biological reasons

why do early childhood children get injured so much?

the body is becoming proportional

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