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Child Development

By Tayreis
  • Prenatal Development- Cognitive

    Prenatal Development- Cognitive
    http://www.examiner.com/article/several-studies-implicate-prenatal-factors-the-development-of-autism. Cognitive: Many authorities believe that there is a level of consciousness in the pre-born child. Some even believe there is a degree of "learning" that can take place in the womb. The baby can hear the mothers heart beat, blood flow, digestion, and her lungs filling and emptying. The cognitive development for unborn babies is the development of the brain and the outside world can contribute.
  • Physical Development in Infancy

    Physical Development in Infancy
    http://www.hoax-slayer.com/motrin-infant-drops-recall.shtml
    Growth and Stability: infants grow at a rapid pace over the first two years of their lives. By the age of 5 months the average infant's birthweight has doubled to around 15 pounds. By the first birthday, the baby's weight has tripled to about 22 pounds. Although the pace of weight gain slows during the second year it still continues to increase. It's the development of how baby's grow phycially from birth to toddler years.
  • Physical Development of Infancy

    Physical Development of Infancy
    Motor Development: It may be that relexes stimulate parts of the brain responsible for more complex behaviors, helping them develop. Although relfexes are, by definition, genetically determined and universal throughout all infants, there are actually some cultural variations in the ways they are displayed. It is the way babies respond to stimulants while they are infants.
  • Physical Development of Infancy

    Physical Development of Infancy
    Development of the senses: The processes that underlie infants' understanding of the world around them are sensation and perception. Sensation is the physical stimulation of the sense organs and perception is the mental process of sorting out, interpretating, analyzing, and integrating stimuli from the sense organs and brain.
  • Social and Personality Development in the Preschool Years

    Social and Personality Development in the Preschool Years
    http://www.babble.com/toddler/top-10-bittersweet-moments-of-toddlerhood/
    Forming a Sense of Self: Preschool age children wonder about the nature of the self and the way they answer the "Who am I?" question may affect them for the rest of their lives. It is very important for them to get to know their sense of self at this age since it will affect how they see themselves for the rest of their lives.
  • Social and Personality Development in the Preschool Years

    Social and Personality Development in the Preschool Years
    Their Social Lives: Before the age of 3 most social activity involves simply being in the same place at the same time without real social interaction. At around 3 however children begin to develop real friendships as peers come to be seen as individuals who hold some special qualities and rewards. While preschoolers erlations with adults reflect children's needs for care, protection, and direction, their relations with peers are based more on the desire for companionship, play, and fun.
  • Social and Personality Development in the preschool years

    Social and Personality Development in the preschool years
    Moral Development and Aggression: They acknowledge that some instances of children's prosocial behavior stem from situations in which they have received positive reinforcement for acting in a morally appropriate way. Changes in children's views of what is ethically right and what is the right way to behave are an important element of growth during the preschool years. Consider the development of morality and aggression as two sides of the coin of human conduct, both involve growing awareness.
  • Early Years

    Early Years
    http://www.sheknows.com/parenting/articles/1022129/teaching-preschoolers-how-to-share
    Physical: "Each year, more than 3 million children in the United States are victims of child abuse" Page 207. Physical abuse can occur in any household and it's physical or psychological neglect of children.
  • Early Years

    Early Years
    Cognitive: At the preschoolers age, which is 3 to 4 year olds, what they see is the way things are for example if you place a dog mask on a cat they will tell you it's a dog. Preschhoolers cannot consider all information so instead they focus on the obvious and see what is right in front of them.
  • Early Years

    Early Years
    Social: The age of a preschooler is typically when they start trying to be independent and they start copying what the parent of the same sex does but also wanting to make decisions on their own.
  • Early Years

    Early Years
    Social: Gender identity is a huge way of finding your sense of self when you are in the preschool age. Someones culture and the way they grow up is one of the things that develop the way they view themselves in the preschool years.
  • Middle Childhood

    Middle Childhood
    http://www.wisegeek.net/what-factors-affect-social-development-in-middle-childhood.htm#didyouknowout
    Physical Development: "Slow but steady" best characterize the phyical growth during Middle Childhood. In preschool years your body grows drastically and it slows down the growth during the middle childhood years.
  • Middle Childhood

    Middle Childhood
    Cognitive Development: Piagetian apporach on cognitive development is during the ages of 7 to 12 where logical thinking is involved to concrete problems.
  • Middle Childhood

    Middle Childhood
    Social Development: This is the period of developing one's self where self esteem starts to play a huge part of a child's life whether that is in a positive or negative self-evaluation