DEP2004: Chapter 3 Review
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The human body is equipped to protect the brain when malnutrition temporarily affects body growth. This protective feature is known as _____.
Brain functions that require certain basic common experiences in order to develop normally are called _____.
The term holophrase is used to denote _____.
the infant's use of one word to express a whole thought
Piaget called an infant's first period of cognitive development _____.
Neurons in the brain meet at "intersections" called _____.
On average, children begin saying recognizable words at around _____ months of age.
Small movements made by fingers and toes are known as _____ motor skills.
Gross motor skills are _____.
Approximately how many hours per day does the average newborn spend asleep?
15 to 17
The last part of the brain to mature is the _____.