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What are the 4 stages of Piget's Theory?
- Sensorimotor- birth-2 yrs: object performance, stranger anxiety
- Preoperational- 2-6 yrs: pretend play, egocentrism, language development
- Concrete operational- 7-11yrs: conservation, mathematical transformations
- Formal operational- 12-adulthood: abstract logic, potential for mature moral reasoning
What are the two types of attachment and what do they mean?
- secure: explore environment happily with mother's presence.
- insecure: clings to their mother and less likely to explore their environment
What three things can happen to a child who is deprived of attachment? How does a child become?
- unable to develop speech
Chemicals or viruses that can enter the placenta and harm the developing fetus are called:
Social development stages:
What are the issues surrounding development?
Continuity vs stages: it is a slow continuous process with emphasis on experience and learning. Vs it being a series of genetically predisposed steps or stages.