PSY 332 Early Childhood 3

PSY 332 Early Childhood 3 - EARLY CHILDHOOD 3 Psychosocial...

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EARLY CHILDHOOD 3 Psychosocial Development a. Language -ability to articulate starts to catch up to cognition i. Vocabulary increases 1. 3 years: 900-1000 words 2. 6 years: 2600 used, 20,000 words understood ii. Vocabulary increases quickly 1. Fast mapping -the ability to determine a words' meaning through context and inference a. Can tell if a word is negative or positive iii. Grammar and syntax 1. Sentence structure gets more complex a. Moves away from telegraphic speech ("want milk" to "I want milk, please" 2. Close to adult speech by age 7 a. Still don't have some of the finer points down b. Passive voice, conditional sentences, use of "have" i. Don’t use worlds like unless, therefore, etc. c. Don't always get tenses right i. Past, present, future, conditional iv. Social Speech 1. Get better at using language to communicate with others a. Making requests b. Telling jokes -requires the understanding between what you are saying and what you mean c.
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course PSY 332 taught by Professor Evans during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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PSY 332 Early Childhood 3 - EARLY CHILDHOOD 3 Psychosocial...

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