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Ch 5: Sensory and Perceptual Development: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Sensory and Perceptual Development chapter of this Human Growth and Development Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about sensory and perceptual development. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the changes to perception required in a typical human growth and development course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other human growth and development work.
  • Identify the sensory and perceptual development concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
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This chapter of our Human Growth and Development Tutoring Solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about sensory and perceptual development to earn better grades. This resource can help students, including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding habituation and attention, sensory thresholds, sensory deprivation or any other sensory and perceptual development topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their social science learning
  • Prefer learning social science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their sensory and perceptual development unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in their human growth and development course
  • Don't have access to their social science teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and re-watch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the sensitive period of development from birth to age 6.
  • Examine perceptual development in infants.
  • Understand the role attention plays in perceptual development.
  • Discuss the changes in sensory thresholds that occur with age.
  • Describe the impact of sensory deprivation on human development.

7 Lessons in Chapter 5: Sensory and Perceptual Development: Tutoring Solution
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The Sensitive Periods of Development: Birth to Age 6

1. The Sensitive Periods of Development: Birth to Age 6

The phrase 'sensitive periods in human development' may sound like it refers to moody teenagers, but it actually refers to periods of time when a child easily absorbs information in a specific way. The most important sensitive periods occur between birth and age six. Learn more in this lesson.

Infant Perceptual Development and the Five Senses

2. 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 Role of Attention in Perceptual Development

3. The Role of Attention in Perceptual Development

How does a child's perceptual development progress, and what is the role of attention in this process? This lesson will use examples to teach you about this relationship and walk you through the changes.

Aging and Sensory Perception: Changes in Sensory Thresholds

4. Aging and Sensory Perception: Changes in Sensory Thresholds

What are sensory thresholds? How does sensory perception change with age? This lesson will answer these questions and teach you even more about sensory changes in late adulthood.

The Gestalt Theory and Perceptual Development

5. The Gestalt Theory and Perceptual Development

What does Gestalt mean, and why is it important to our perception? This lesson will discuss the Gestalt theory and explain how perception is affected by the concept of Gestalt.

Sensory Deprivation: The Impact on Human Development

6. Sensory Deprivation: The Impact on Human Development

What is sensory deprivation? What are its impacts on human development? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this lesson, then test your knowledge with a quiz!

Saccade Eye Movement: Definition & Test

7. Saccade Eye Movement: Definition & Test

Eye movement is largely an involuntary response, one you don't think about making. Ever hear of saccade eye movement? Here's a hint: you're using it right now. Read on for a clearer definition and methods of testing.

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