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Human Growth and Development Chapters 4-6
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What is the average height of a 1 year old?
Cephalocaudal growth trend
"Head to tail" & Head develops more rapidly than lower part of the body.
Infant girls are slightly shorter and lighter than boys
What is the gender difference in growth during infancy?
What organ is nearest to adult size at birth?
Tiny spaces between neurons come close together but do not touch
The learned response
In classical learning what is the conditioned stimulus?
Part of the model of classical conditioning that states a stimulus elicits a response. (Reflexive response)
In classical learning what is the Neutral stumulus?
A taught or repetitive response
In classical learning what is the Reflexive response?
Layer around nerves
What is the myelin sheath
electrical activity of the brain
. What does a EEG measure
Responsible for complex thought
What is the prefrontal cortex?
Preschool and early school ages
When does the prefrontal cortex undergo its most rapid growth?
What influences the organization of the cerebral cortex?
Fine motor skills are movement like handwriting. Gross motor skills are involuntary like from infancy or childhood.
What is gross and find motor movement?
They become too antisocial
What happens if we over stimulate infants with education tablets/flashcards?
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