hmwk1 - Homework 1 Due 9/15/2011 Child Care is Detrimental...

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Homework 1 Due 9/15/2011 Child Care is Detrimental to Child Development After reading “Child Care and Its Impact on Young Children (2-5)” by Lieselotte Ahnert and Michael E. Lamb, I feel daycare is detrimental to child development. If an adult is ready to make the decision to bring another life into this world, then I feel it is their responsibility to make sure the child is healthy and happy. Prenatal care is crucial for the production of a healthy baby, but psychological, physical, and emotional growth are dependent upon the first years of life for the child. It is overwhelmingly important for a child to develop strong physical, emotional, and social ties with its caregiver. Attachment to the mother is necessary for emotional regulation and positive social behaviors that will become important later in life. According to the attachment theory, those with a secure attachment style early life become happy and comfortable with intimacy and autonomy. As I learned in PSY 221, they then feel positive about themselves and have low avoidance of others. If a child is put into day care, he won’t be receiving adequate attention and
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course PSY 231 taught by Professor Limegrover during the Fall '08 term at Miami University.

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hmwk1 - Homework 1 Due 9/15/2011 Child Care is Detrimental...

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