PSY 332 THE FIRST THREE YEARS 3

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THE FIRST THREE YEARS 3 Psychosocial Development a. Language i. Pre-linguistic speech -vocal utterances made absent of linguistic sense 1. Crying -healthy babies can cry when taking first breath a. Only form of communication available to a newborn b. If you can inhale and exhale and have working vocal cords, then you can cry c. Indicates hunger, sleepiness, ager, discomfort, etc. i. Parents will learn which cry is which 2. Cooing -more control over the vocal system a. Shows up between 6 weeks to 3 months b. Indicates happiness, surprise i. Much more pleasant than crying c. Before language d. All crying and cooing is universal around the world 3. Babbling a. Shows up between 6 to 10 months b. Repeated consonant/vowel stings Ex. Ma-ma-ma-ma-ma, da-da-da-da-da i. Like language, but does not carry meaning a. When children specify what sounds they make by where they live in the world 1. Accidental imitation a. Imitate sounds by chance, then repeat it b. Hear a sound and make a sound -connect the dots between the sound that was made and how to make that sound 1. Deliberate imitation a. At about 9 to 10 months b. Mix and match sounds -still no meaning a. Emotion -will be a motivating force and will guide our behavior i. Types of emotion -someone's mood tells a lot about the way they are 1. Basic a. Expressed through crying or laughing
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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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