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Motor Development - Milestones Is motor development due to maturation or practice? 1. Comparison of premature and full-term infants compare chronological age = age since birth conceptual age = age since conception 2. Cross-cultural comparisons cultural practices influence rate of motor development
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Motor Development - Reflexes - innate, fixed patterns of action that occur in response to particular stimulation strong reflexes at birth is a sign that the newborn’s central nervous system is in good shape abnormally weak or abnormally vigorous reflexes may be a sign of brain damage evidence of neonatal reflexes after which they should have disappeared may indicate neurological problems
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Motor Development - Milestones Differences across culture encouraging motor development - use of walkers developmental toys propping infants up with pillows massage and stimulation of limbs discouraging motor development - placing pillows around child carrying them due to safety concerns
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Motor Development - Milestones
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Motor Development - Current Views Gesell & McGraw (1938, 1943) - infant motor development
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