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"A new baby is like the beginning of all things--wonder, hope a dream of possibilties." ~ Eda J. Le Shan Reasons for Developmental Psych Raising Children knowledge of child development helps parents and teachers educate children Research for appropriate and effective strategies for education Choosing Social Policies knowing things going on with them permits informed decision on social- policy children testifying They tend to agree with leading questions Vaccines Based on Reality rather than Perceptions Understanding Human Nature Child development research provides insight into a lot of questions regarding human nature They are very innocent and don't have a filter They do and say whatever Study how early experiences effect later life Historical Foundations of the Study of Child Development Early philosophers Plato emphasized self-control STRICT DISCIPLINE Believed children are born with innate knowledge Aristotle
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course PSYC 307 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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