Child Development

Child Development - Arnold Gessel- film Processes of change...

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Child Development 20:54 -Development- the pattern of change that begins at conception and continues through  life -Studying children- helps parents, teachers and others involved with children offer them better guidance helps us gain an understanding of our own history Historical views Original sin view- born bad 1600 advocates during the middle ages tabula rasa view 1700 (John Locke) Innate goodness view 1800 (rousseau) late 1800’s shift form philosophical to scientific approaches Darwin- evolution and biological approaches 1900’s Alfred Binet- attention, memory, IQ (cognitive) G. Stanly hall- questionnaire, developmental stages
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Unformatted text preview: Arnold Gessel- film Processes of change with age biological processes cognitive processes socioemotional process Issues in development 1. Nature Nurture- Nature Organismic, biological, maturation, genetic, inherited, internal-Nurture learning, environmental, parenting, culture, socialization, external, 2. Continuity- Discontinuity discontinuity- distinct :stages (eg. Caterpillar to butterfly), change is abrupt , involves qualitative differences. Continuous- gradual, cumulative change (eg tree) 20:54 20:54...
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