Chapter 11 - Development

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Unformatted text preview: 1Chapter 11 Development across the Lifespan PreNatal Stages: Germinal (1 st two weeks) Rapid division Implanted onto uterus Zygote embryo -( o) Placenta Embryonic (2 weeks 2 months) 2.5cm Looks human; organs not yet developed Fetal (2 months, birth, muscles, bones develop) Environment & Development Nutrition Malnutrition psychiatric disorders low birth weight heart disease diabetes Drugs Dad: alcohol, cocaine damage sperm Mom: born with addictions : Cocaine, pot: cognitive, physical difficulties : FAS: physical small hand, heart defects, delayed motor development, mentally challenged Illness Rubella, STDs, flu, AIDs Childhood Motor development Necessary reflexes: Suckling: Rooting : Swallowing: Grasping Cephalocaudal Movement Babies gain control over upper body before lower body 1 Rub Proximodistal Movement Babies gain control over torsos before extremities Norms = Milestones median age at which kids show abilities Rolling over 3 months Sitting 5 months Walking 1 year Cultural variation + historical In developmental milestones: not static Temperaments Inhibited vs. Uninhibited Inhibited: Shy, timidity, slow to warm up, difficult babies, wariness of unfamiliar people Uninhibited: Easy going, less restrained, good with strangers Not unchangeable Attachment Physical Both parents meeting childs needs Emotional Fatherhood attachment (over/above mom) Cognitive development Emotional regulation Academic achievement 2 Upset when parent leaves Highly resilient and better cognitive development Attachment and Daycare Booth Compared fulltime daycare v. stay at home kids with parents (30 hours over 15 months) Cognitive development Language development Child engaged with mother No difference Attachment styles Eriksons Personality development Trust vs. Mistrust When/how the infants needs are met determines whether the child sees the world as a good or a bad place Autonomy vs. Shame/doubt If the terrible twos phase is handled with patience, guidance autonomy 3...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2010 for the course PS 100 taught by Professor Morgenson during the Spring '08 term at Wilfred Laurier University .

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