FALL0935POST3DevelopmentLecture5

FALL0935POST3DevelopmentLecture5 - Child Development...

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Child Development
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Different theoretical orientations relevant to a child’s cognitive and social-emotional development Classic influences of: Erikson, Piaget and Kohlberg
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Contemporary challenges of “Hothouse Babies and Children”
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Review the major Developmental Theories with an emphasis on child development practices. Research indicates that more knowledge about child development promotes positive parent/child relationships
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Issues of temperament and development for younger children (Thomas and Chess) Temperament is an independent psychological attribute (although interacts with motivation, arousal…) Expressed as a result or response to an external stimulus, opportunity or demand
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Difficult babies: irregularity of biological functions; tendency to withdraw from new situations/stimuli; slow adaptability to change, negative mood responses Slow-to-Warm: low activity levels, adapt slowly, withdrawn; somewhat negative mood; wariness in new situations
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Easy babies: regular internal scheduling and approach to world; like to engage, adaptable, positive mood responses Goodness of fit:
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Temperament
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Penelope Leach: idea that each infant is unique with a set of experiences in utero, during the birth process and after birth. Parental expectations can match the child or not. Key is how to “adjust” to your baby 4 categories of babies: miserable, jumpy, sleepy and wakeful
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Miserable Babies: “inclined to the miseries”; hard to settle, ravenous, slow and difficult to feed, wakes often, unsettled Acknowledge this kind of child can be demoralizing and depressing. Shifts direction of blame from the parent Attempt to provide warmth, stability; swaddle; ease and limit transitions
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Jumpy babies: responses to environmental stimuli are extreme; frightened of almost everything; could have low stimulus barriers, physical contact can increase anxiety. Leach suggests
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2009 for the course PSYCH 353 taught by Professor Gaer during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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FALL0935POST3DevelopmentLecture5 - Child Development...

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