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32 Cards in this Set

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specific unlearned responses triggered by specific stimuli
Newborn's reflexes
reflexes of survival
rooting, sucking, moro
baby's toes fan out when sole of foot is stroked
5 Components of Apgar Index
Heart Rate
Muscle Tone
Skin Tone
type of cry that starts soft, gradually increases
Basic Cry
type of crying that is the intense version of the basic cry
Mad Cry
type of crying that consists of a sudden long burst of crying, followed by a long pause and gasping
Pain Cry
How much to newborn's sleep?
16-18 hours daily
What are the Dimensions of Temperament?
strength of child's emotional response
emotionality dimension of temperament
tempo and vigor of a child's physical activity
activity dimension of temperament
the child's preference for being with other people
sociability dimension of temperament
Temperamental Profile that is categorized by an even-tempered, positive mood, adaptable newborn
temperamental profile of a newborn that is inactive, slow to adapt, but mild in their responsies
slow to warm up
temperamental profile of a newborn that is categorized by irritability, very active, withdrawn from new situations, and slow to adapt
type of physical growth that is characterized by head to toe development
type of physical growth that is characterized by inside out development
how much to infants multiply their weight by in one year?
what are the benefits of breast feeding?
1. strong ____ system
2. _____ less frequent
3. less prone to ___/____
4. easier to make ____ to solid _____
type of malnutrition in which children recieve insufficient/inadequate protein and caloric intake
type of malnutrition in which chidlren recieve inadequate amounts of protein, bloated bellies
a flat structure of cells that becomes the brain and spinal cord
neural plate
helps to speed neural transmissions
disappearance of synapses "use it or lose it"
synaptic pruning
flexibility in the organization of the brain
research tool that uses a plastic nipple attached to a device that measures the pressure produced by infants' sucking
high-amplitude sucking
research tool that records how long infants look at various stimuli
preferential looking
decline in responsiveness after repeated presentation of a stimulus
habituation (infants like to look at NOVEL thing)
research tool that involves rewarding simple motor movements in the presence of certain events
using rewards
information simultaneously coming from different sensory modes
intersensory redundancy
test to see if babies recognize self, have self awareness
rouge test
sudden, unexplainable death of a healthy baby