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chapter 3 - development stages
what is "nurture" in development?
the environment that we live in
3 stages to prenatal development
The Germinal period starts when a _______ is formed and ends when the ______ implants in the uterus. 0-2 weeks
At what stage of prenatal development do the organs develop?
At what stage of development is life most vulnerable?
Embryo (3-8 weeks)
at what stage does the muscular and skeletal systems form?
Fetus stage (9-40 weeks)
the stage of the most rapid growth?
The fetus stage
Organs begin to function in the fetus stage between ________ weeks
The fetus stage is between 9-40 weeks
This substance can be anything that harms the fetus
this substance has the most severe and has the most impact on the developing fetus
this definition describes the growth of a baby: the head grows faster than the torso and the feet
this term decribes how the baby growth is fater in the torse than in the limbs
two patterns of development in babies
this is the least developed sense at birth
vision (near perfect in 7-8 months)
these 3 senses are highly developed at birth
Reflexs do not require concious thought: babinski
stroke infants foot - toes spread
How children learn: what is a schema
mental structures we use to organize existing schema
list the 4 stages of Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development
in terms of attachment, babies are 60% ________ attached.
3 limitations in preoperational thinking (2-7yrs)
A problem with Piaget’s theory of Cognitive Development
does not consider THEORY OF MIND
use the false-belief test
confirmes kids can take perspective of others earlier than Piaget said
3 stages of Kohlbergs Theory of Moral Development