Lecture 2 - I. Modern View of Development a. Children =...

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I. Modern View of Development a. Children = special and NEED nurturing b. Must understand development c. Periods i. Newborns ii. Infant iii. Toddlers iv. Preschoolers v. Early Childhood vi. Middle Childhood vii. Pre-Adolescence 1. Puberty is getting younger and younger 2. Theory: diet/weight viii. Adolescence II. Middle Ages a. Giotto 1305 b. Kids being shown as small adults c. Didn’t need special caring d. Centuries of Childhood i. Phillip Aries ii. Controversial iii. Analyzed paintings 1. Argument: religious purposes, not reality 2. Counter: other sources e. No childhood f. No word for child g. First 5-7 years = just provide necessities h. 7 = adult i. Louis 13 th i. 5 = gambling, play adulterer in play ii. 7 = hunting, risqué stories j. Why? i. Very high mortality rates ii. Economic Harshness 1. Another mouth to feed 2. Killed off girls a. Didn’t need them b. Cost too much c. China = present! i.
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2011 for the course PSY 0310 taught by Professor Strauss during the Fall '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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Lecture 2 - I. Modern View of Development a. Children =...

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