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The tendency to focus on just one feature of a problem, neglecting other important aspects.
Transitions in youngsters' patterns of thinking, including reasoning, remembering, and problem solving.
Piaget's term for the awareness that physical quantities remain constant in spite of changes in their shape or appearance
An abnormal condition marketed by multiple cognitive defects that include memory impairment.
The second stage of prenatal development, lasting from two weeks until the end of the second month.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
A collection of inborn problems associated with excessive alcohol use during pregnancy.
The first phase of prenatal development, encompassing the first two weeks after conceptions.
The period of early adolescence marked by rapid physical growth and the development of sexual maturity.
Secondary Sex Characteristic
Physical features that are associated with gender but that are not directly involved in reproduction.
Emotional distress seen in many infants when they are separated from people with who they have formed an attachment.
Believed interaction with the environment and maturation gradually alter the way children think
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