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HOTHOUSE CHILDREN the khar calls a green house a “hothouse” - children that get pushed by there parents to learn very early wit  educational material. . - pushing kids further than they shud go. .   The three aspects of brain research used to support early enrichment are: 1.  critical periods  2.  enriched environments  3.  synapse growth. These may not be relevant to enhancing intelligence   Critical Periods    Critical period: – begins and ends abruptly  – period beyond which a phenomenon will not appear • Sensitive period:  – begins and ends gradually   period of maximal sensitivity • Window of opportunity:  – popular metaphor  – introduced by P. Bateson, 1978 in his critique *speech perception and depth perception / cataracts     The notion of a window of opportunity opening in early childhood, and  then closing, never to open again, evoked a powerful visual image in the mid-
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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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