Chapter 11 Possible Exam Questions
The __________ grow(s) fastest during middle
lower portion of the body
In industrialized nations, secular trends in
physical growth indicate
changes in body size from one generation to the next.
that children in tropical climates are shorter than children i
that today's children weigh less than children weighed 20 y
that girls go through the adolescent growth spurt earlier tha
During middle childhood, children have
brittle, immature bones.
limited flexibility of movement.
unusual flexibility of movement.
Malocclusion can be caused by
thumb and finger sucking after permanent teeth erupt.
wearing braces on permanent teeth.
a calcium deficiency in early childhood.
During middle childhood, reorganization and
pruning of neural connections leads to
stimulation of brain areas that promote social understandin
more efficient information processing and gains in attentio
sharp decreases in both white matter and gray matter.
deficiencies in inhibition and working memory.
are more responsive to food stimuli than normal-weight ch
are more responsive to internal hunger cues than normal-w
have similar diets as normal-weight children but have a gen