Psych 1603 Ch 4 - Chapter 4 1 Gain 50% in height by age 1...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 4 1 Gain 50% in height by age 1 (~32"); 75% by age 2 (~36") Triple the birth weight by age 1 (~22 lbs.); Quadrupled by age 2 (~30 lbs.) "Baby fat" peaks at about 9 months, then babies slim down Girls are slightly shorter & lighter than boys 2 Development occurs Cephalocaudal Proximodistal Neuron Axon Terminology Dendrite Terminal Button Synapse Synaptic Pruning 3 Myelination is the process of encasing neurons with fat cells Speeds up conduction Insulates neurons 4 Frontal lobe Occipital lobe Temporal lobe Parietal lobe Cerebellum http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li5nMsXg1Lk 5 The 1st year of life How to feed? On demand Fat is essential for infants & young children Breastfeeding vs. bottlefeeding On schedule 6 7 Hearing Vision Language development Depth perception Face perception Intermodal Perception 8 ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PSYCH 1603 taught by Professor Ding during the Spring '08 term at Texas Woman's University.

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Psych 1603 Ch 4 - Chapter 4 1 Gain 50% in height by age 1...

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