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Chapter 11 fat kids are a growing problem. Some problems with being fat: 1) type 2 diabetes: it used to be that only 60 year olds would get type 2 diabetes, but now 7 year olds have it. type 2 is not genetic, but some people are just more prone to it. brain development: the frontal lobe is developing, but after adolexcence it will be fully grown. that is why during adolescence children aren't making good decisions. by age 3, 85% of the brain is fully grown. a typical vision problem for children is MYOPIA (near-sightedness). 25% of all children in america have myopia. we have lost our responsiveness to hunger cues because we are always eating. as children we know we aren't hungry but
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when we get older we eat when we do not feel hunger. kids who didn't go to preschool are more likely to get sick because they weren't exposed to germs; children need to build up antibodies and immunities in their system. asthma is a big deal for kids; urbans are more likely to get asthma than rurals; and blacks are more likely to have it also. enuresis is bedwetting. this happens more to boys. development of fine and gross motor skills: you will be able to do almost anything at the end of this period. after this period you will have better handwriting. Chapter 12 Cognitive Development Piaget talks about the concrete operations
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stage [logical thinking]. over here in this stage, the concrete child will understand "conservation". now the kid will understand how a map is written; a kids perspective is generally just getting better. children should have some idea of how they could construct what their world looks like :have some proportion to where everything is in their room, in the house. ... a preoperational child will not be able to proportionalize, but
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2011 for the course PSYCH 133B taught by Professor Gross during the Fall '10 term at UCLA.

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