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PSYC 2250 Lecture 1: Lecture 1

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University of Manitoba
PSYC 2250
Steven Hladkyj

o982 Child Development Chapter 1 The Science of Child Development Historical View of Children and Childhood Medieval and Puritanical view of children Middle age and strict religious or moral behavior Plato believe that children are born with an innate knowledge Aristotle knowledge rooted in experience Locke the infants is like a blank slate Rousseau children born with innate sense of justice Origins of a New Science Wellbeing of children became a national concern during the industrial revolution o About 1760 to sometime between 18201840 From Darwin people became interested in genetics and how behavior changes over time Research on children began with baby biographic In the early 20 century child development research was used to promote healthy development The normative approach age related averages are computed to represent typical development Theories of Child Development These are the same theories that dominate the field of psychology Biological Theories Maturational theory natural unfolding of a prearranged biological plan o Arnold Gessel 18801961
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