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Ch. 1: An Introduction to Child Development  Child Development Includes: -Physical development Examines: the brain nervous system muscles need for food, drink, and sleep -Cognitive development Examines: learning memory problem solving intelligence -Social and personality development Social looks at how relationships grow, change, and remain stable over the course of life Personality studies stability and change in enduring characteristics that differentiate one person from another Both social and personality development focus on emotional development during childhood Age Ranges of Child Development: -Prenatal period = conception to birth -Infancy and toddlerhood = birth to age 3 -Preschool period = ages 3 to 6 -Middle childhood = ages 6 to 12 -Adolescence = ages 12 to 20
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Factors that influence development: -Culture -Ethnicity -Race -Cohorts (associates) -Normative Events Normative… -History: graded influences are biological and environmental influences associated with a
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