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Chapter 11 Possible Exam Questions The __________ grow(s) fastest during middle childhood. torso lower portion of the body brain facial features 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. extreme dexterity. Malocclusion can be caused by prenatal malnutrition. 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 taking. more efficient information processing and gains in attentio sharp decreases in both white matter and gray matter. deficiencies in inhibition and working memory. Obese children 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
gain weight rapidly. show no strong food preferences or dislikes.

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