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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 1 Chapter 1 History, Theories, and Methods
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 1 During the Middle Ages, children were often treated as miniature adults. Children come into the world as “blank tablets” – without inborn differences in intelligence and talents. History, Theories, and Methods: Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 1 Nail-biting and smoking cigarettes are signs of conflict experienced during early childhood. Some theorists contend that children actively strive to understand and take charge of their worlds, whereas other theorists argue that children respond passively to environmental stimulation. History, Theories, and Methods: Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 1 Research with monkeys has helped psychologists understand the formation of attachment in humans. In order to learn how a person develops over a lifetime, researchers have tracked some individuals for more than 50 years. History, Theories, and Methods: Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 1 What Is Child Development?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 1 Periods of Development Conception and Prenatal Infancy Early Childhood Middle Childhood Adolescence Dimensions of Development Physiological Cognitive Social Emotional Behavioral What Is Child Development?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 1 Attempts to advance knowledge of the processes that govern the development of children’s physical structures, traits, behaviors, and cognitions. Growth represents quantitative changes Development represents qualitative changes What Is Child Development?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 1 Gain insight into human nature, origins of adult behavior, origins of differences, origins, prevention and treatment of developmental problems Optimize conditions of development Why Do Researchers Study Child Development?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 1 Ancient Times and Middle Ages Children viewed as innately evil Age 7 is the “age of reason” Children were treated as miniature adults John Locke Child came into world as tabula rasa, or “blank slates” Focus on role of environment and experience Jean-Jacques Rousseau Children are inherently good and moral What Views of Children Do We Find Throughout History?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus
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