[PSYB20H3] - Final Exam Guide - Ultimate 160 pages long Study Guide!

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Lec 01 introduction to child development (chapter 1) Child development scientific study of systematic processes of change and stability in human children. Social construction concept or practice that is an invention of a particular culture or society: ex. division of the life span into periods of development. Physical development - growth of the body and brain, sensory capacities, motor skills, and health. Cognitive development - learning, attention, memory, language, thinking, reasoning, and creativity. Psychosocial development - emotions, personality, and social relationships. Maturation - unfolding of a universal, natural sequence of physical changes and behaviour patterns: act in concert with the influence of heredity and environment. Nuclear family - a household unit consisting of one or two parents and their children. Extended family - a multigenerational kinship network of grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and more distant relatives. Culture - o(cid:272)iet(cid:455)"s or group"s (cid:449)a(cid:455) of life, (customs, traditions, etc. )