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InfantChildClass 2.28 - Motor Development Milestones Is...

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Motor Development - Milestones Is motor development due to maturation or practice? 1. Comparison of premature and full-term infants chronological age = conceptual age = 2. Cross-cultural comparisons cultural practices influence rate of motor development
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Motor Development - Reflexes – 4 main characteristics/importance of 1. 2. 3. 4.
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Motor Development - Milestones Differences across culture 4 ways to encouraging motor development - 1. 2. 3. 4. discouraging motor development - 1. 2.
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Motor Development - Milestones
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Motor Development - Current Views Gesell & McGraw (1938, 1943) - infant motor development governed by maturation of the cortex Factors include: infants’ strength posture control balance perceptual skills changes in body proportions and motivation
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Motor Development - Current Views Gesell & McGraw (1938, 1943) - infant motor development governed by maturation of the cortex Reaching - (Spencer & Thelan, 2000) prereaching movements 3 to 4 months 7 months
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InfantChildClass 2.28 - Motor Development Milestones Is...

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