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PSYC 2250 Lecture 29: Lecture 29

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University of Manitoba
PSYC 2250
Steven Hladkyj

oS98 Stimulates physical growth Influences emotional development Sensitivity to touch and pain in birth Not prepared to cope with pain, brain not used to it yet. If parent is touching the baby, pain tolerance is more tolerable Releases endorphins Used to investigate the world Explore and help their motor development Hearing The eardrum detects changes in air pressure, and hearing is the result Fetus can hear at 7 or 8 months Auditory Threshold the quietest sound that a person can hear Helps children to explore the environment Infants prefer complex sounds Have sensitivity to sounds in the pitch of human voices Infants can distinguish different types of sounds and languages At 47 months they organize sounds into meaningful patterns 4 months they recognize their names 67 they distinguish musical tunes Hearing Impairment Parents should be concerned if their baby is not startles by loud sounds, does not respond to their own name by 9 months, and does not begin to imitate speech sounds and simple words by 12 months Visual The retina at the back of the eye, for example, is sensitive to some types of electromagnetic energy, and sight is the result Visual Acuity smallest pattern that can be reliably detected
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