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Unformatted text preview: Increasingly common(1980-96) Different rates for certain populations Children who are from low income, ethnic minority, or inner city families Rural Africa vs. Industrialized countries Theories/explanations for higher rates in certain populations and over time in all populations • Obesity • Pollution • Vitamin D • Cleaning chemicals • Aspirin vs. acetaminophen • Hygiene hypothesis Sex Differences Motor Development • Girls excel at fine motor skills • Boys excel at gross motor skills, sports Explanation for Gender differences in Motor Development in Middle Childhood—nurture! • Normative experiences • Media • Parental expectations *All affect self-perceptions*...
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