Exam 2 Study Guide Child Psyc

Exam 2 Study Guide Child Psyc - 3 Language Development...

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Exam 2 Study Guide - This list of topics is meant as a guide to focus your studying for the exam. Several questions may be asked on each topic; therefore, you should be familiar with the details and overall concepts associated with each of them. Chapter 5: Physical Development in Infancy & Toddlerhood 1. General body growth, and the two trends of physical growth 2. Determining physical maturity 3. Neural and Cortical Development 4. Forms of malnutrition 5. Dynamic Systems view on motor skill development 6. sequence of development of reaching 7. Perceptual development (hearing, vision, depth perception, intermodal perception) 8. Differentiation Theory vs. Integration Theory Chapter 6: Cognitive Development in Infancy & Toddlerhood 1. Piaget’s sensorimotor stage: adaptation, assimilation, accommodation; the six substages 2. Vygotsky (contextualism, role of culture, language and cognition)
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Unformatted text preview: 3. Language Development: different theoretical perspectives, basic aspects of language dev. 4. Learning to talk 5. Methods of measuring brain activity in infancy: EEG and ERPs 6. Development of Attention: Eye-movement and attention networks Chapter 7: Emotional & Social Development in Infancy & Toddlerhood 1. Erikson’s first two stages (Basic Trust vs. Mistrust, Autonomy vs. Shame/Doubt) 2. Development of Self-Regulation 3. Temperament: Thomas & Chess, Rothbart’s model 4. Attachment: Bowlby’s theory, Ainsworth’s classifications, factors affecting attachment Chapter 8: Physical Development in Early Childhood 1. Basic aspects of physical growth (general growth curve and other aspects) 2. Brain growth and development: lateralization, pruning, etc. 3. Motor skill development...
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