Unformatted text preview: the ability to explore/interact with one’s environment • Proximodistal & Cephalocaudal patterns of development • Classical conditioning & operant conditioning • Gender differences in physical development • Social vs. Cognitive development – what is the difference? • Sensory abilities during infancy (i.e., taste, visual acuity, touch, etc.) • Brain development associated with ability to inhibit action • Harlow’s monkey studies – what are the implications of such studies? Why should we care? • Bowlby’s perspective • Andrew Meltzoff’s wooden dumbbell studies – what did he do and what do his findings indicate about infant development? • Uncommitted areas of the brain • Factors associated with variations in patterns of attachment...
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- Spring '08
- Developmental Psychology, Andrew Meltzoff, infant development Preferential, physical development Social