Psy375 Wk 3 Learning Team Assignment

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University of Phoenix Material Developmental Stages Matrix Developmental Stage | Physical changes | Cognitive changes | Socio-Emotional changes | Infancy | Weight loss shortly after birth, but is regained within two weeks post. Weight gain of about 4 oz. or more per week. Growth of about 1-1.5 inches in the first month.------------------------------------------------- Infancy covers ages birth to 12 months up to 24 months------------------------------------------------- Average child weighs between 5.5 lbs and 10 lbs------------------------------------------------- Average height is between 18-22 inches------------------------------------------------- birth weight doubles by 4 months and triples by 12 months with most of the weight consisting of fat for brain nourishment------------------------------------------------- Most children gain about 4oz-8oz a week.------------------------------------------------- During infancy girls tend to be slightly shorter and smaller than boys ------------------------------------------------- The head develops/matures faster and is disproportionately larger than the body------------------------------------------------- Survival reflexes are present such as grasping, rooting and sucking.Although infants have all five senses, eyesight is the weakest and is continually developing | Rapid developments of the brain’s ability to think, learn, and remember. They listen to and absorb the basic and distinct sounds of language to form the foundation for speech.------------------------------------------------- Undergo the sensorimotor phase in which they learn about their surroundings through their senses.------------------------------------------------- At about 6-8 months they learn object prominence in which they begin to understand that objects exist even after out of sight or

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