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Ch 8: Infant Cognitive & Psychosocial Development: Tutoring Solution

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

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Learning Objectives

  • Define habituation and dishabituation.
  • Discuss the sensorimotor stage and object permanence.
  • Examine infant intelligence and creativity.
  • Learn about information processing and memory in infants.
  • Become familiar with the stages of language development.
  • Understand how infants and toddlers learn language.
  • Take a look at Jerome Kagan's research on toddler temperament.
  • Explore George Herbert Mead's stages of self.
  • Explain how abuse and neglect impact child growth and development.
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of day care.
  • Become familiar with emotional expression in the first two years of life.

11 Lessons in Chapter 8: Infant Cognitive & Psychosocial Development: Tutoring Solution
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Habituation: Attention in Children

1. Habituation: Attention in Children

As infants grow, they learn how to pay attention to the things that are most important. In this lesson, we'll look at the attentional processes of infants, including the key concepts of habituation and dishabituation.

Infant Cognitive Development: Sensorimotor Stage & Object Permanence

2. Infant Cognitive Development: Sensorimotor Stage & Object Permanence

Jean Piaget's theory of development includes the sensorimotor stage, which happens in the first two years of life. In this lesson, we'll look at some of the important cognitive developments that occur during that stage.

Infant Creativity and Intelligence

3. Infant Creativity and Intelligence

How is infant intelligence measured? In this lesson, you'll learn to recognize common measures of infant intelligence as well as what information these measures can provide.

Memory and Information Processing in Infants

4. Memory and Information Processing in Infants

The way adults think is vastly different from the way that children think. In this lesson, we'll explore cognitive development and look at how infants begin to think like adults, including the concepts of information processing and memory.

Stages of Language Development: Pre-Linguistic and Symbolic Language

5. Stages of Language Development: Pre-Linguistic and Symbolic Language

How does language expression emerge in children? Learn about the development of syntax in children through the pre-linguistic and linguistic stages of language development in this lesson.

Language Learning in Infants and Toddlers

6. Language Learning in Infants and Toddlers

Language development is a long process, and there are many types of speech that babies take part in. This lesson explores language development and some key types of speech, including child-directed speech, syncretic speech, and telegraphic speech.

Jerome Kagan's Research on Temperament in Toddlers

7. Jerome Kagan's Research on Temperament in Toddlers

Why are some people outgoing while others are shy? That's a key question that psychologist Jerome Kagan addressed in his studies on temperament. Watch this video for more information on Kagan's research on temperament in toddlers.

George Herbert Mead's Stages of Self and Development in Toddlers

8. George Herbert Mead's Stages of Self and Development in Toddlers

When a baby is first born, he doesn't seem to have a sense of who he is, but that changes as he grows. In this lesson, we'll look at George Herbert Mead's research on how people develop a sense of self in the first few years of life.

The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development

9. The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development

A healthy family relationship can contribute positively to the growth and development of a child. Unfortunately, unhealthy and abusive relationships do occur. This lesson will describe characteristics of abusers and the impact of abuse on a child's growth and development.

The Pros & Cons of Day Care: Characteristics & Outcomes

10. The Pros & Cons of Day Care: Characteristics & Outcomes

Parents have many options for child care, including sending the child to day care. Watch this video to find out some of the advantages and disadvantages of sending a child to day care.

Emotional Expression in the First Two Years of Life

11. Emotional Expression in the First Two Years of Life

In the first two years of life, a baby goes through many big changes. In this lesson, we'll look at some of the emotional changes that occur in infants, including important milestones in socioemotional development.

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