Cognitive Development: Four Stages Of Intellectual Development

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Since I was young I always wanted the best for my family and myself. I am a hard-working and talented individual, who knows right from wrong in even the most intense situations. I am a football player, with the utmost passion and desire for the game. I am a father, who loves, cares, and provides for his family. And I am a student striving for greatness, and I have an introverted personality that most people greatly appreciate. I challenge myself with long and short term goals everyday, hoping to become a better person. Knowing who you are at your core is true personality. Values, goals, feelings, and behavior tendencies are all part of knowing who you are at your core. Digging deeper in to your personality is an outstanding way to find out …show more content…
First is the sensorimotor stage. The idea that a newborn infant is capable of having reflexes such as the rooting and sucking reflexes. After three or four months the child will start to notice themselves and the actions they partake in. By the age of 8 to 12 months they form what is known as object permanence. The concept of peekaboo is the general idea of object permanence. Where a toy is shown to a child, then covered up by another item. The child has developed object permanence if they know to look under the item for the toy. When the child is between one and two years old, they become more advanced in how things are constructed. They begin to search longer and harder for an item of their interest. If the parent takes the item and begins to walk away, the child will follow them, assuming they have the item even if it’s not in sight. This first stage of development is learning to coordinate perception of yourself and of the environment with motor activity. Hints the name “sensorimotor …show more content…
I was hardly ever distressed and was never clingy towards her. This goes back to my point about my avoidant relationship molding my independent personality that I still carry with me to this day. My brother had a resistant attachment with my mother and it molded him into a completely different person than me, showing how attachment styles can differ within a family and produce two very different personalities.
Baumrind’s Parenting Styles Diana Baumrind comes up with four different parenting styles. Authoritative parents are strict and also provide their children with love and support. Authoritarian parents are also strict but their love, support, and communication with their child lack tremendously. Permissive parents have a passive voice when it comes to their children. As a result, the children do what they want. Permissive parents are warm and supportive but have no authority over their child. Uninvolved parents often leave the child on their own. They show little encouragement and seem not to care. My mother had an authoritative style of parenting. She is strict but also provides lots of love and care. By my mother having this parenting style, it guided me to have more motivation towards academics and sports and also increased my

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