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Edhd 320 Exam Two Study Guide Growth hormone and Thyroxine Changes and increases around ages 8 to 9  o Estrogens: more in girls, adrenal estrogens o Androgens: more in boys, testosterone Malnutrition  Appetite decreases in early childhood –vary from meal to meal Wariness of new foods is adaptive need high quality diet limit fats oils salt and  sugar Early childhood gross and fine motor skills Gross:  o Balance improves o Gain smooth and rhythmic by age 2 o Upper and lower body skills combine into more fined actions by age 5 o Greater speed and endurance Fine: o Self help: dressing and eating o drawing Cognitive constrains Egocentrism: failure to distinguish others views from ones own Animistic thinking: belief that inanimate objects have lifelike qualities Inability of Conservation
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o Irreversibility: cannot mentally reverse a set of steps o Centration: focus on one aspect and neglect others Lack of Hierarchical classification o Example give: are there more yellow flowers or flowers problems being  able to see which is more o Organization of objects into classes and subclasses on the basis of  similarities and differences between groups Private speech (egocentric speech)  helps guide behavior used more when tasks are difficult after errors or when confused gradually becomes more silent Self-concepts of early childhood, mid-childhood, and adolescence Early: observable characteristics- appearance, possessions, behavior, typical  emotions and attitudes (3 and a half) asserting rights to objects helps defines  boundaries of self Middle:  Self-esteem of early childhood, mid-childhood, and adolescence judgments we make about our own worth feelings about those judgments  includes: global appraisal and judgments of different aspects of self
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This note was uploaded on 11/19/2010 for the course EDHD 320 taught by Professor Parkinson during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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