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Week 7 Notes

by: Fatima Ahmed

Week 7 Notes DEP 3115

Fatima Ahmed
GPA 3.75
Development in Infancy
Bethany Reed Sutherland

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Development in Infancy
Bethany Reed Sutherland
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Fatima Ahmed on Friday February 27, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to DEP 3115 at Florida International University taught by Bethany Reed Sutherland in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 129 views. For similar materials see Development in Infancy in Psychlogy at Florida International University.


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Date Created: 02/27/15
involuntary system that regulates the internal environment in an individual and controls functions that can be inhibited to provide or conserve energy Infant sleep state Sleep cycles change from infancy to adulthood 10 behavioral states of arousal that can be discriminated Awake Alert Nonalert waking Fuss Cry Drowse Daze Sleepwake transition Active sleep Quiet sleep Activequiet Transition sleep Determines infants response to stimulation In uences adults response to child Regularity is marker for nervous system integrity Abnormal sleep may indicate medical problems ex SIDS made up of brain and spinal cord Neurogenesis development of new cells a lot of this during first few months prenatally Migration cells move from one location to another from inner to outer Arborization growth of dendritic spines to connect to other cells Synaptogenesis growth of number of synapses Myelination Increases transmission between cells continues into adulthood Synaptic Pruning elimination of synapses Sensitive or critical periods common to all members of the species and evolved as preparation for expected stimulation from the environment Ex Language babbling in hearing vs deaf babies learning from specific experiences that are unique to the individual Enrichmentbilingualism DeprivationRomanian orphanage Two forms of Brain plasticity Initial specificity Initial equipotentiality Plasticity experiences lead to changes Window of modifiability ie sensitive periods Cells can substitute for others Cells can take on different functions Recovery of brain function after brain damage Motor Development Second Edition BSIDII used to measure infant motor development this is kind of like an infant IQ type not really used by doctors but more in labs assessing motor skills skills that involve movements of the whole body and large muscle groups such as crawling and walking skills that involve movements of the finger and hands such as grasping small objects First motor behaviors Re exes Prereaching present at birth Coordinated Reaching 34 Months Smooth Reaching 56 Months Adjusting Hand Position 68 months Increasing Specifity 89 months Handedness 11 mo Manipulating Objects 1020 mo


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