Middle Childhood Biosocial Development Ch 11 student

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Middle Childhood: Biosocial Development Ch 11 (ages 6-11) A Healthy Time 1. Slower _______________, but greater _______________ 2. Medical care a. Oral care – children need to visit the dentist every _____ months b. Health habits i. If the adults around them have good health habits, children will too ii. Poor health due to economic or social reasons in childhood is associated with lifelong vulnerabilities, even if circumstances improve 3. Physical activity a. Benefits b. Hazards c. Exercise in school d. Athletic clubs and leagues Health Problems in Middle Childhood 1. Childhood obesity a. Overweight children perform worse in school, have lower self-esteem, and are lonelier b. Three major influences on obesity – c. Nature and Nurture – genes determine why we are heavier than our friends, environment determines why we are heavier than our parents 2. Asthma – a. Causes i. Air pollution ii. Hygiene hypothesis ... b. Prevention i. Primary -
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Unformatted text preview: ii. Secondary – iii. Tertiary – Brain Development 1. Coordinating connections a. Reaction time and myelination c. Selective attention … d. Automatization … 2. Measuring the mind a. Aptitude – b. Achievement – c. IQ 3. Types of intelligence a. Spearman b. Sternberg c. Gardner Special Needs 1. Developmental psychopathology 2. Developmental psychology is especially relevant in middle childhood when children are grouped by age and expected to learn on schedule. The effects of many disorders can be mitigated if diagnosed and treated early. 3. ADHD & Bipolar 4. Learning Disabilities 5. Autism spectrum disorders 6. Special Education a. Children with special needs must be education in the least restrictive environment (LRE) i. Mainstreaming ii. Resource room iii. Inclusion class b. Response to intervention … c. Individual Education Plan (IEP) …...
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