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Infant Perceptual Development and the Five Senses

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A decrease in response to a stimulus after repeated exposure to the same stimulus is called _____.

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1. Perceptual development refers to the development of which of the following?

2. Which of the following is an example of habituation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Taking a look at our humble beginnings, this quiz and corresponding worksheet will gauge your knowledge of infant perceptual development. The quiz focuses on several topics, including the characteristics of perceptual development.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Characteristic(s) of perceptual development
  • Example of habituation
  • What newborns can do
  • How infants interact with their world

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related psychology lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify you can review information regarding how infants interact with their world and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify a characteristic of perceptual development

Additional Learning

To learn more about a baby's first steps towards development, review the corresponding lesson titled Infant Perceptual Development and the Five Senses. This lesson will help you:

  • Define perceptual development
  • Identify the five senses involved in a child's development
  • Understand what a baby can sense within each of the senses
  • Describe the effects of habituation on an infant
  • Appreciate how children learn from habituation
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