Chapter5 - Chapter 5 Human Development Human Development A...

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Chapter 5 Human Development Human Development A pattern of movement or change Begins a conception throughout life span Areas of Development Physica l- biological changes Cognitive - thought, intelligence, language Socioemotional - relationships with people, emotion, personality 3 processes are interwoven, and interdependence Doctrines Early Experience - alter early development become fixed Later Experiences- malleable throughout lifespan Nature vs. Nurture Nature: hereditary (walk, talk, puberty, deadline) Nurture: influence of environment Physical Development Conception: single sperm penetrates egg Germinal Period: conception until zygote attaches well Embryonic Period : 3 to 8 weeks after conception Embroyonic: by 8 th week spinal cord, eyes, heart, arms, legs, and intestinal tract. Over 1 inch long and 1/300 th of an ounce. Fetal Period: 2 months, after conception until 9 th month 4 months: 4 to 7 ounces, 6 inches long 6 months:
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