Define pre-term birth.
Preterm is defined as babies born alive before 37 weeks of pregnancy are completed.
Inability to name objects or recognize written or spoken names of objects
Damange to Wernicke's Area could produce this
At what age does the ability to realize that other's have a separate reality occur?
What has been found as the greatest predictor of intellectual disability without known etiology?
Low birth weight
Someone with Huntington's disease likely has damage to what part of the brain?
The caudate nucleus of the Basal Gangli
Reflexes in Infants
- Moro (startle)
- Rooting (latching/sucking)
- Babinski (toes up when heel stroked
What does Vygotsky feel are the key elements in his theory of cognitive development?
Language and social interactions
Gross motor skills of a 3 year old
Kicking a ball; taking steps w alternate feet, can ride a bicycle; run without falling
The basic trait of Inhibition has been attributed by Kagan to what?
According to Maslow's Heirarchy of needs, what will someone seek after their physiological needs have been met?
Language Development Stages
- 12-16 mos: Babbling
- 18-24 mos: Telegraphic Speech (2-word requests "Daddy milk"; nouns, verbs, adjectives
- 26-32 months: 3 or more words to make sentences
- 30-32 mos of age" increasingly complex sentences
At what age do children tend to experience "stranger anxiety"?
8-10 months of age