Ch 11: Help & Review - Psychosocial & Physical Development in Middle Childhood

About This Chapter

The Physical and Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood chapter of this Life Span Developmental Psychology Help and Review course is the simplest way to master an understanding of physical and psychosocial development in middle childhood. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of physical and psychosocial development in middle childhood.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering life span developmental psychology material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn life span developmental psychology. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding emotional and behavioral disorders or other topics related to physical and psychosocial development in middle childhood
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning psychology (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about physical and psychosocial development in middle childhood
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra psychology learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Physical and Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Physical and Psychosocial Development in Middle Childhood chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question on physical or psychosocial development in middle childhood. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a physical and psychosocial development in middle childhood unit of a standard life span developmental psychology course. Topics covered include:

  • Fitness and health in middle childhood
  • Growth and motor skills development
  • Development of peer relationships
  • Adjustment problems
  • Social issues during this period

17 Lessons in Chapter 11: Help & Review - Psychosocial & Physical Development in Middle Childhood
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Physical Development in Middle Childhood

1. Physical Development in Middle Childhood

Between the ages of seven and twelve, children physically grow and change in ways that influence every part of their lives. In this lesson, we'll look at the ways that physical and brain development impact emotional and intellectual abilities.

Health and Fitness in Middle Childhood

2. Health and Fitness in Middle Childhood

The United States is facing a crisis of childhood obesity. But how can we fight this epidemic? Watch this video to learn about how children grow in middle childhood and how fitness and nutrition can help with the problem of obesity.

Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education

3. Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education

Educators use many approaches for second-language instruction. The approaches vary based on the individual needs of the learner, focusing on his or her current language abilities, background, and cultural experiences. This lesson will differentiate between the different types of second-language instruction, including immersion, bilingual education, and multicultural education.

Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome

4. Behavioral Characteristics of Children with Asperger Syndrome

If you have never met a person with Asperger syndrome, you might wonder how they differ from you. In this lesson, we'll explore the behaviors common to people with Asperger and other autism spectrum disorders.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD

5. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Definition of ADHD

This lesson explores common characteristics of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) as well as the best practices for teaching learners with this disorder.

What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options

6. What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options

Although traditional families once dominated many neighborhoods, today, there are lots of ways to form a family beyond the traditional idea of a married mother and father raising children.

Peer Relationships in Middle Childhood

7. Peer Relationships in Middle Childhood

As children grow, they become more independent of their parents and turn to their peers more often. In this lesson, we'll examine children's evolving concepts of friendship, peer group norms, social conformity, and social comparison.

The Role of School in Children's Social & Emotional Development

8. The Role of School in Children's Social & Emotional Development

Every parent knows how much school can influence a child. But in what ways is this influence positive? In this lesson, we'll examine how going to school can impact a child's development, including how children learn from each other and how motivation impacts achievement.

Stress and Resilience in Middle Childhood

9. Stress and Resilience in Middle Childhood

Childhood can be a stressful time. But what causes children to feel stress, and how can they deal with it? Watch this lesson to find out what factors impact how much stress a child feels, and what properties of resilience allow children to deal with stress.

Adjustment Difficulty in Middle Childhood

10. Adjustment Difficulty in Middle Childhood

What happens when a child has social or emotional problems? In this lesson, we'll look at adjustment issues in middle childhood, including anxiety, school phobia and depression, and what parents can do to help their children.

Social Issues in Middle Childhood & Their Effects on Development

11. Social Issues in Middle Childhood & Their Effects on Development

Children grow and develop in many ways. But sometimes issues at home or school can get in the way of development. In this lesson, we'll look at some issues that might contribute to developmental problems in a child's life.

Latchkey and Self-Care Children in Middle Childhood

12. Latchkey and Self-Care Children in Middle Childhood

Latchkey kids have to take care of themselves when they are home alone. But is this a good thing or a bad thing? In this lesson, we'll look at some of the benefits and drawbacks of self-care in middle childhood.

The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

13. The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

In this lesson we will explore the effect of culture on the socialization of children. We will also seek to understand the impact that culture has on their educational experiences.

Youth Violence: Definition & Causes

14. Youth Violence: Definition & Causes

Most children act in negative ways at some point in their lives, so what really defines youth violence? This lesson examines different types of youth violence, as well as risk factors.

Benefits of Exercise for Children

15. Benefits of Exercise for Children

We all know exercise benefits everyone, but what about children? How do they benefit? How much exercise should they get, and what types of exercises should they perform? This lesson answers those questions.

Child Suicide: Statistics & Prevention

16. Child Suicide: Statistics & Prevention

This lesson discusses child suicide and what the research has said about it. The lesson looks at the fact that child suicide statistics have been hard to compile and also looks at how parents and caregivers can help prevent child suicide.

Children Talking to Themselves

17. Children Talking to Themselves

This lesson looks at how children talk to themselves and whether that is a good thing or a developmental problem. We will look at the work of Vygotsky and Piaget and see how the act of private talking actually helps develop motor skills.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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