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Why study children?   Perhaps you are or will be a parent or teacher, and  responsibility for children is or will be a part of your  everyday life.  The more you learn about children and the way  researchers study them, the better you can guide them.  Perhaps you hope to gain an understanding of your  own history—as an infant, as a child, and as an  adolescent. Introduction to Child Psychology Preview
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Child Development—Yesterday and  Today Discussion Question: What do we mean when we speak of an  individual’s development?  Development Is the pattern of change that begins at  conception and continues through the life  span.
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Child Development—Yesterday and  Today Historical Views of Childhood (philosophical) Original sin view advocated during the Middle Ages children were perceived as being born into the world as  evil beings.  the goal of child rearing was to provide salvation 
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