W06 Focus: Reading Reflections Questions
Read Chapter 7, "Physical & Cognitive Development in Early Childhood" on pages 214–255, to thoroughly
complete this study guide, which will help you study for the exam. If you understand these answers (and can
explain them to someone else), you will be more prepared to do well on the unit exam.
1. What aspects of brain
development underlie the
tremendous gains in language,
thinking, and motor control of early
List and describe 6 aspects:
Development in prefrontal-cortical areas.
2. What stand on the nature–nurture
issue do findings on development of
handedness support? Explain, using