Growth & Development
Theorists
Nature or Nurture
Neonatology
Toddlers
100

A child's physial increase in size or amount that is easily observed and measured.  

What is growth?

100

He identified how cognitive skills develop through ;a series of particular stages, beginning with  sensorimotor stage.

Who is Jean Piaget?

100

How people see themselves based on emotios, personality and ways they perceive the world.

What is self concept?

100

Fine, downy hair growing on a newborn's forehead.    

What is lanugo?

100

The toddler stage begins when a child an do this.

What is walking?

200

The ability of a child to do thins that are increasingly complex and difficult.

What is deveelopment?

200

His theory states that personaliy develops in 8 stages throughout life.

Who is Eik Erikson?

200

The complex molecules that make up genes.

What is DNA?

200

The concept that objects will continue to exist, even when they are out of sight.

What is  object permanence?

200

According to Piaget, a toddler is leaving the sensorimotor stage and entering this stage.

What is the preoperational stage?

300

Walking, tiptoeing and crawling are examples of this physical skill.

What arelarge motor skills?

300

His social learning theory first introduced the concept of positive and negative reinforcement.

Who is B.F. Skinner?

300

23 pairs of these tiny threadlike structures are located in the nucleus of every cell.   

What are chromosomes?

300

Uncontrollabale crying by an otherwise healthy baby. 

What is colic?

300

Toddlers may play near another child but not with them.

What is parallel play?

400

The ability of the brain to take in and process information.

What is cognitive development?  

400

Her theory stressed that children learn best when the learning is self directed.

Who is Maria Montessori?

400

Another name fosr a nerve cell. 

What is a neuron?

400

Hungry, angry, bored, uncocmfortable.

What are the basic cries in infancy?

400

Language development happens rapidly during toddlerhood. language development is a type of this kind of development.

What is cognitive or intellectual development?

500

The ability to recognize and understand feelings and how to appropriately respond to them.

What is emotional development?     

500

Sigmund Freud called this the central part of our personality.

What is the ego?

500

This produces a trait in a person whether either one or two genes of the paiar is inherited for that trait.

What is a dominant gene?

500

When a cheek is stroked, the baby turns its head towards the touch and opens his mouth.

What is rooting?

500

Toddlers do not havae the ability to differentiate between self and others. More specifically, it is the inability to understand any perspective other than one's own.

What is egocentrism?

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