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27 Cards in this Set

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ocipital lobe
involved in vision
temporal lobe
involved in hearing
parietal lobe
involved in processing infomation about body sensations
the product of the interaction between information and the sensory receptors the eyes, ears tongue, nostrils and skin
the interaction of what is sensed
Object permanence
piaget- an infant's most important accomplishments understanding that objects and events continue to exist, even when the cannot directly be seen heard or touched
repeated presentation of the same stimulus which causes reduced attentio to the stimulus.
if a stimulus a sight or sound is presented to infants several times in a row, they usually pay less attention to it each time
an increase in responsiveness after a change in stimulation.
infants will imiate thing that adults do
telegraphic speech
the use of short and precise words to communicate; young children's two-and three word utterances characteristically are telegraphic
Reciprocal Socialization
is socialization that is bidirectional children socialize parents just as parents socialize children

the interaction of mothers and their infants is symbolized as a dance or a dialogue in which successive actions of the partners are closely coordinated
in cognitive development, vygotsky used this over to decribe the changing support over the course of the teaching session wht the more skilled person adjusting guidance to fit the child's current performance level
reflexive smile
a smile that does not occur in response to external stimuli and appears during the first month after birth, usually during sleep
social smile
a smile that occurs in response to an external stimulus typically in face.
a close emotional bond between an infant and a caregiver
secure attachment
the infant uses a care fiver as a secure base from which to explore the environment. Ainsworth
The basic principle of cephalocaudal development is best illustrated by
an infant first being able to raise the head, then sit up, then stand up.
The proximodistal progression pattern is best illustrated by children's:
drawings, which are first done using the entire arm, and eventually using only the wrist and fingers.
The basic characteristics of the infant brain is best described by: (Learning Goal 1)
I. Increasing experience increases the number of neurons.
II. Increasing experience increases the number of connections between neurons.
III. The dendrites branch out with increasing age.
IV. Neurotransmitters change with increasing age.
I, II, and III
The most extensive research on brain lateralization has focused on
Research on language processing in the brain has found in normal people that
the complex thinking required to produce language results from communication between both hemispheres.
Since 1992, when the American Academy of Pediatrics began recommending that infants , the frequency of SIDS has decreased.
sleep on their backs
Infants require about ________ calories a day for each pound they weigh
Breast-feeding is superior to bottle-feeding because:
breast milk is a superior source of the nutrients babies need.
Which of the following conditions is NOT necessary for a young child to be toilet trained? In order for a young child to be toilet trained the child must have: (Learning Goal 1)
I. adequate motivation
II. muscular maturation
III. muscular control
IV. a regulated toileting schedule
II and III
Which statement best characterizes infant reflexes?
Modern infants rely more on learning than on reflexes.
The sucking style of an infant is dependent on all of the following EXCEPT:
A) the way the milk is coming out of the bottle or breast.
B) the infant's sucking speed and temperament.
C) the way the infant is held.
D) the nourishment being offered.