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Chapter 4: Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood Know about body and skeletal growth in infancy and toddlerhood o Body growth How does height and weight change Sex differences in body growth What is the cephalocaudal trend? What is the proximodistal trend? o Skeletal growth What happens to the skeleton? Skeletal age How does the brain develop from infancy to toddlerhood? o What are neurons? o What are neurotransmitters? o How do neurons communicate? o What is synaptic pruning? o What is myelination? o What is lateralization? What parts of the brain are responsible for what? o What is plasticity? What are the benefits of plasticity? What is the influence of deprivation and enrichment on development? Know about early physical growth o How does heredity influence early physical growth? o How does nutrition influence early physical growth? Know about motor development o What is dynamic systems theory? What does it say about development?
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