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nost likely reason that parents would choose a co-sleeping arrangement for their infant
area in the brain that plans, anticipates, and controls impulses and is the last part of the brain to mature
Jen had little toys to play w/ as an infant but feveloped into a curious, intelligent preschooler who concoocted toys out of whatever she could find. She is using...
same motor skills in the same sequence
healthy infants develop motor skills in what type of order...
interesting sights last
5 mo old Pat learned to play patty-cake when her sister claps her hands and smiles
secondary circular reaction
infant becoming responsive to toher people and to objects and touches and moving them
prior to Piaget, most people believed children's cognitive abilities were...
children understood objects the say way adults do
Sensorimotor intelligence (final stage)
toddlers begin to anticipate and solve simple problems by using mental combinations
10 mo old may later pick up and try to use scissors that his brother used to cut paper
the opportunity for preception and interaction that is offered by people, the environment, and objects
infants can't remember their infancy because
language is an important tool in memory formation, and infants have not yet developed language skills
why do English-speaking children use more nouns that verbs when they speak (compared to Chinese or Korean)
interactions between children and objects are more common in English-speaking cultures, while social interactions are more common in Asian cultures
hybrid theory of language learning
idea that "multiple attentional, social and linguistics cures" contribute to early language learning
social awareness and reactions to stress
infants' emotional development is directly connected to brain development in these areas
explore his or her world
after successfully resolving Erikon's first stage, a child can be expected to:
Erikson's theory believes of toddlers
they want to gain a sense of autonomy, or control, over their own bodies
2 year ols Ralphie is anxious and moody and his temperament is classified in the Big Five as...
goodness of fit
parents find a way to provide a smooth interaction between their child's temperament and his social, family, and school life
ex: child being willing to explore a new environment in the presence of the caregiver
experience-dependent brain functions
depend on exposure to particular events in an individual's enmironment. One person's brain will develop differently than anothers because of their unique experiences
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