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Ch 7: Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood: Tutoring Solution

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The Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood chapter of this Life Span Developmental Psychology Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about physical development in infancy and toddlerhood. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach the concepts and principles of physical development in infancy and toddlerhood that are typically covered in a life span developmental psychology course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Define the principles of growth.
  • Learn about the sensory, motor and brain development that occurs in the first two years of life.
  • Become familiar with sleep-wake patterns in the first two years of life.
  • Discuss perceptual development in infants.
  • Explain the purpose and significance of the visual cliff experiment.
  • Recognize the risk factors of sudden infant death syndrome.

7 Lessons in Chapter 7: Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood: Tutoring Solution
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Defining the Principles of Growth in Psychology

1. Defining the Principles of Growth in Psychology

Everyone grows and changes throughout life. But how does this development occur? In this lesson, we'll look at the two main principles of growth and development: the Cephalocaudal Principle and the Proximodistal Principle.

Motor, Sensory & Brain Development in the First Two Years of Life

2. Motor, Sensory & Brain Development in the First Two Years of Life

Babies grow and change so much in the first two years of life, and many of those changes are directly tied to the brain and its key functions. In this lesson, we'll look at brain, motor and sensory development in infants.

Sleep-Wake Patterns in the First Two Years

3. Sleep-Wake Patterns in the First Two Years

As every new parent knows, babies sleep differently than adults do. In this lesson, we'll look at two key changes in sleep patterns that develop in the first two years of life, the volume and type of sleep.

Infant Perceptual Development and the Five Senses

4. Infant Perceptual Development and the Five Senses

What is habituation and how does it affect perceptual development in an infant? Learn the answer to this question and more as this lesson explores sensory development in infants.

The Visual Cliff Experiment: Purpose & Significance

5. The Visual Cliff Experiment: Purpose & Significance

How do babies perceive the world around them? In this lesson, we'll examine the famous visual cliff psychology experiment and how it relates to the classic psychology debate of nature versus nurture.

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Risk Factors & Prevention

6. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: Risk Factors & Prevention

The leading cause of death for children under the age of one is a large mystery to many people. In this lesson, we'll look closer at Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, including risk factors and prevention measures.

What Is Hand-Eye Coordination? - Definition, Skills & Development

7. What Is Hand-Eye Coordination? - Definition, Skills & Development

Have you ever seen a baby trying to pick up a toy? Kind of interesting to watch as they learn to grip and grasp, right? How does hand-eye coordination work, and when does it develop? Read on to find out.

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