PSY 3369 Chapter 5 Developing Notes

Motor development genes play a huge role in motor

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Unformatted text preview: o Habituation: decreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation. As infants gain familiarity with repeated exposure to a visual stimulus, their interest wanes and they look away sooner. Infancy and Childhood • Physical Development o Brain Development: §༊ Maturation: biological growth processes that enable orderly changes in behavior, relatively uninfluenced by experience. Maturation sets the basic course of development; experience adjusts it. §༊ Motor Development: genes play a huge role in motor development. This is physical coordination. §༊...
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