The Developmental Bell Ringer Experiment Notes
Bell Ringer Use your Major Studies in Infant and Childhood
Development Chart to match up each description to the correct
A. Mary Ainsworth
B. Harry F. Harlow
C. Konrad Lorenz
1. he was able to g
Early Brain Development Notes
Early Experiences are Crucial in Childs and Infant
Most brain cell connections are made in 1st year.
By age 3, 80% of synaptic connections are made.
Connections decline after this time to age 10.
During first 10 yrs, brain is
Infancy and Childhood Notes
The fear of strangers that infants commonly display,
beginning by about 8 months of age.
An emotional tie with another person; shown in
young children by their seeking closeness to the
Hierarchy of Brain Development Notes
Developmental Psychology Infancy and Childhood Notes
Two BIG Issues
1. Nature vs. Nurture
2. Stages vs. Continuity
Nature vs Nurture
While going through this unit always keep in the back of your
Are you who you are because of:
The way you were born-
Brain development in Child Development Notes
Brain cells (neurons) form in first months of fetal
Born with 100 billion brain cells
Enough brain cells to learn just about anything no more
are developed after birth
Growth of scientific research
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Notes
Synonymous with healthy social and emotional
Capacity to experience, regulate and express emotions.
Infant characteristics biological influences, individual
In various contexts withi
Stages of Cognitive Development Preoperational Stage Notes
Conservation - idea that a quantity remains the same
despite changes in appearance
part of logical thinking.
Stages of Cognitive Development Stage 3-Concrete
7-11 years old
Major Studies in Infant and Childhood Development Notes
Focus on how our thought process develops
Focus on interactions with others
How we act around others
Major Studies in Infant and Child
Stress and Development Notes
When stressed, brain releases the chemical Cortisol.
High levels of Cortisol can slow brain development and child
may experience more cognitive, motor, and social delays.
A Safe Environment for
PIAGET Cognitive Development Notes
It was once thought that kids were just stupid versions
Then came along Jean Piaget
Kids learn differently than adults
Jean Piagets Theory of Cognitive Development
Intelligence & the ability to understand deve
Brain Hemispheres Notes
Left side - positive emotions, language, approaching new
situations or ideas.
Right side - negative emotions, intense emotions, creativity.
Right hemisphere has growth spurt in first 1 years, and is
dominant for first 3 years.