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Dr.Juanita Cordero - CD10 G

10G Study Guide # 3

The Early Years
Chapter 4 Physical Development in Infancy

Changes in the body size, rapid growth
Brain development / lateralization, neurons, synapses, hemispheres, Brandi Binder's and Jodi's story about brain plasticity
Cephalocaudal, proximodistal, fontanels
Newborn Reflexes/ primitive and survival
Newborn States / REM, non REM co-sleeping
Sensory capacities / touch (pain), taste, smell, hearing, vision
Cat in the Hat Study
Kangaroo Care
Perceptual development, hearing and vision, depth perception
Gibson’s and Campos Visual cliff, binocular depth

Gross Motor Skills: head lift, rolling, sit, crawl, stand, cruising, walking
Fine motor skills: prereaching, ulnar grasp, transfer objects, pincer grasp (drawing, finger dexterity, etc.)
Pattern perception – Frantz study
Breastfeeding vs. formula feeding – advantages, disadavantages 

Chapter 5 Cognitive Development in Infancy

scheme, assimilation,accommodation Sensation and perception (remember the Little Prince)

Piaget’s six substages in the Sensorimotor Stage of Development:
Primary Circular reaction, reflexes, differentiation,interaction with infant's body, interaction with objects, intentional behavior, Rovee Collier's study
A not B search error, cause and effect, trial and error, mental representation
Object permanence
Imitation, deferred imitation, make believe play

Theories of language development
Behaviorist view, Nativist view
LAD – Language Acquisition Device – Noam Chomsky
Language – crying,(Priscilla Dunstan's research on infant speech patterns (DVD), cooing, babbling, gestures, (Baby Signs – Linda Acredolo, and Susan Goodwin) Joseph Garcia
motherese, parentese
holophrases, and telegraphic speech
Genie, the Wild Child
underextension, overextension
production, comprehension
parts of the brain: Broca's area, Wernick's area,
Ways to Encourage language
board books: simple themes, rhymes, repetition,songs, finger plays

Contactemail Email: corderojuanita@fhda.edu
Phone: 408.864.8894
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Child Development & Education Department


Last Updated: 11/9/11