COUN 506 CH. 3
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Tatsuya would like his daughter to grow up to be intelligent. He can do his part by:
c. providing a stimulating home environment.
The acronym “SIDS” stands for:
b. "sudden infant death syndrome"
Of the following infants, who is
MOST AT RISK
a. Aimee; her mother smokes
There has been much controversy on the differential effects of breast-feeding and bottle-feeding. Recent research indicates that:
a. breast-feeding is better for the baby’s health.
Approximately __________ of mothers in the United States choose to breast-feed their infants.
Built-in reactions to stimuli that are out of an infant’s control are known as:
__________ motor skills involve large-muscle activity.
The receiving of information from the surrounding environment is called:
The interpreting of sensory information is called:
Jean Piaget believed that children:
a. actively construct their own cognitive worlds.
Adjusting to new environmental demands is called:
a. actions or mental representations that organize knowledge.
Two-year-old Anita has learned the word “dog” to identify the family pet Rover. Now Anita says the word “dog” when she sees any animal. Anita has __________ these animals into her existing scheme.
People remember very little about what happened in their lives before about age:
c. 2 years to 3 years old.
Infants begin to communicate at:
Infants begin to say their first words between the ages of __________ and __________ months.
b. 10; 15
The rapid increase in an infant’s vocabulary starting at about 18 months of age is called:
c. the vocabulary spurt
Children living in poverty tend to have __________ vocabularies when compared with wealthier children.
c. smaller overall
COUN 506 CH. 3
Physical Development in Infancy