5.1 - Today:Developmental Psychology Nature, Nurture, and...

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Today: Developmental  Psychology Nature, Nurture, and Development Maturation Physical Development in Childhood Cognitive Development in Childhood: Jean Piaget Overview Stages Schemas Contemporary View
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Developmental Psychology The study of how people change across the life span
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Developmental Psychology
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Maturation  Biological growth across the life span At birth 3 months 15 months Cortical Neurons
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Physical Development Timed by maturation: 2-3 months: Rolling over (back to front) 4-7 months: Sitting up 6-10 months: Crawling 8-12 months: Walking
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Cognitive Development Cognition : processing information (thinking) Maturation and memory: ability to remember aided by several developmental processes Sense of self Language Storage capacity
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Cognitive Development Maturation and Cognition Jean Piaget (1896-1980) They all think eating glue is a good idea.
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Overview Essential cognitive skills:
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5.1 - Today:Developmental Psychology Nature, Nurture, and...

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