Psych 1603 Ch 7 - PHYSICAL & COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN...

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DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY  CHILDHOOD Chapter 7 1
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BRAIN DEVELOPMENT Brain size Myelination (or Myelin Sheath) Cerebellum Increase in coordination Corpus Callosum Communication between the 2 hemispheres 2
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BRAIN GROWTH 3-6 yrs. Rapid brain growth (Frontal Lobe) Planning, organizing, attention 6yrs.-puberty 3
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MOTOR DEVELOPMENT Dominant Cerebral Hemisphere: the greater  capacity of one side of the brain to carry out  skilled motor action                                             10% Left-handed 90% Right-handed Gross Motor Development Greater coordination Fine Motor Development Drawing  Printing 4
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Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Effects of nutrition  Moderation is best  Body image and self-esteem How do we use food?  When do we eat?
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Psych 1603 Ch 7 - PHYSICAL & COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN...

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