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Human development chapter 4Some things about your brainAllows us to breath, eat, and sleep, and reproduceBUTAllows us toPerceive color and depthPay attention and ignoreMOVE in the world-WELLAND without you realizing it!!!Baby’s brainBorn VERY developmentally immature100,000,000,000 neurons @ birth 25% of adult brain@ 6 mo 50%@2 yrs 75%Most growth is in size/complexity of neurons,Not new neuronsNeurons need to learnMore dendrites-increase connectionsNeural pruningEarly experience is CRUCIAL to normal brain development Neural DevelopmentStart @head-toesStarts in and works outInfants can lift their head before rolling overCrawl before walkHow do you experiment on babies?2 primary methodsLongitudinal designSame subject@different agesCross-sectional Different subjects of different ages @ the same timeThe preference techniquePresent 2 stimuli to a abayAsk how long do they lookBabies like new thingsHabituation technique

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Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Kohlberg s stages of moral development

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