FCE CHILD DEVELOPMENT NOTES

FCE CHILD DEVELOPMENT NOTES - FCE 225 Childhood Development...

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FCE 225 Student Presentation MSU 1 Childhood Development i Developing Countries by Jenna Brown FCE 225 What is a developing country? Developing Country: a country that is poor and whose citizens are mostly agricultural workers but that wants to become more advanced socially and economically Why is this topic important? “More than 200 million children under 5 years of age in developing countries are exposed to multiple risks, including poverty, malnutrition, poor health, and unstimulating home environments, which detrimentally affect their cognitive, motor, and social-emotional development” –Sally Grantham- McGregor Importance, cont. • "During child's early years, a 'growth trajectory' in learning, health, and emotional development gains momentum. [When this trajectory is interrupted], need for powerful and expensive interventions result later“ -Levine • Strongest effects from poverty take place during preschool years • Depression, antisocial behavior, adolescent anxiety, and adolescent hyperactivity are
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course FCE 225 taught by Professor Odom during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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FCE CHILD DEVELOPMENT NOTES - FCE 225 Childhood Development...

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