Psychology Paper

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University of Phoenix Material Developmental Stages Matrix Complete the matrix by listing out the various changes in each age group. |Developmental Stage |Physical changes |Cognitive changes |Socioemotional changes | |Infancy |Infancy starts at birth and lasts for 12months.The |Infants are on what is called sensorimotor stage |At birth babies develop a strong tie with their | | |head of the infant has great plasticity and can with |according to Jean Piaget a child psychologist for |mothers or whoever is looking after them. They | | |stand damages more than adults. It grows bigger to |example when you hide an object for a baby younger |develop this tie with whoever that provides them with| | |increase its thinking capacity so as to tackle the |than 8months old, out of sight is out of mind. This |food and comfort. In fact they prefer comfort to food| | |challenges of life. Infants learn to work by the end |is because their brains are not fully developed to |and say for example two people were respectively | | |of infancy by first learning how to roll over then |understand that things do not disappear. By 9 months |providing food and one of them denies the baby | | |they learn how to sit up. After that they learn how |they can look for objects that are hidden from them. |comfort the baby will develop a stronger tie with the| | |to crawl then walk. |This is called Object Permanence. |one that provides the

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