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Unformatted text preview: th-birth) Babies Prewired for Survival Robert Fantz o Born with a definite preference for viewing human faces Eleanor Gibson and Richard Walk o The visual cliff " Babies learn depth curves at 6-8 months Growth and Maturation Maturation o Age-related physical and behavioral changes characteristic of a species Influence of heredity and environmental throughout development o EX: bio: children know when to start walking o EX: Enviro: native Americans carry children on backs for a while so they learn to walk slower Pubescent growth spurt o 10 for girls o 12 for boys o Height, weight, hands and feet grow first Puberty o Attainment of sexual maturity " Production of live sperm " Onset of menstruation...
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