WSU PSYCH 350 - Exam 2 Study Guide (6 pages)

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Washington State University
Psych 350 - Social Psychology

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Psych 361 2nd Edition Exam 2 Study Guide Lecture 11 September 16 a Head proportions to rest of body Infants Adults 1 8 b Four principles of growth Cephalocaudal principle head and down ex senses first Proximodistal principle center of body to limbs Hierarchical integration principle different simple skills integrated into complex skills Independence of systems principles different body systems grow at different rates c Nervous System and Brain Neurons Dendrites Axon Synapse Synaptic Pruning Can build more elaborate connections with other neurons Neuron networks Meylin sheath Neurons repositioning Cerebral cortex Subcortical levels Environment influences on brain development Plasticity Different brain regions can substitute for other regions if one gets damaged can still learn Enriched environments Engaging multiple senses d Integrating the Bodily Systems Rhythms wakefulness sleeping breathing sucking leg jerks States wakeful fussing crying e Moro Rooting stepping swimming f Babinski startle eye blink sucking and gag g SIDS Lay baby on back rather than stomach or side because it frees up their lungs so they can breathe better prevents SIDS Lecture 12 September 18 a Motor Skills Gross motor skills Newborn infants young infants Sitting walking crawling Fine Motor Skills Coordinating movements of limbs Ability to pick up small objects b Nutrition Nutrition in infancy fueling motor development The rapid physical growth Infants calorie allotment 50 calories per day per pound c Malnutrition Chronically malnourished during infancy and later IQ Kwashiorkor Marasmus Under nutrition in the U S Nonorganic failure to thrive Some linking infant obesity to adult obesity d Breast Milk Obesity Nutrients A fat baby is a healthy baby is NOT necessarily correct Immunity to variety of childhood diseases Digests more easily Dispenses easily Cognitive growth e The Development of the Senses Sensation Perception Visual Perception Seeing the world Newborn vision Poor distance acuity

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