Families, Peer relations and Play

Families, Peer relations and Play. Definitions of Families, Peer relations and Play. Family, a kinship unit consisting of a group of individuals united by blood or by marital, adoptive, or other intimate ties. Although the family is the fundamental social unit of most human societies, Read More …

The Self, Emotional and Moral Development

The Self, Emotional and Moral Development Let’s see what are the self, emotional and moral development are. The Self development is the growth or improvement of one’s qualities and abilities. Emotional development is a gradual increase in the capacity to experience, express, and interpret the Read More …

Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory of Cognitive Development

Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory, stresses the social context of cognitive development. During early childhood, rapid expansion of language broadens preschoolers’ participation in social dialogues with more knowledgeable individuals. Who then, encourage them to master culturally important tasks. Soon children start to communicate with themselves in much Read More …

Physical changes and Cognitive Changes

Physical changes and Cognitive Changes in Early Childhood During early childhood period of development, rapid physical changes and cognitive changes can be seen. The advances in physical abilities that occur during the preschool period are nothing short of astounding. Just how far children develop is Read More …

Reproductive Challenges and Choices

Reproductive Challenges and Choices  The basics of heredity, the genetic transmission of characteristics from biological parents to their children, by examining how we receive our genetic endowment. How can we deal with reproductive challenges through genetic counseling and, in some cases, manipulation of a child’s Read More …

Cognitive Development

Cognition all forms of knowing and awareness, such as perceiving, conceiving, remembering, reasoning, judging, imagining, and problem solving. Cognitive development means the growth and maturation of thinking processes of all kinds, including perceiving, remembering, concept formation, problem solving, imagining, and reasoning. The cognitive development during Read More …

Language Development

Language is the principal method of human communication, consisting of words used in a structured and conventional way and conveyed by speech, writing, or gesture. The systematic, meaningful arrangement of symbols, provides the basis for communication. Language blooms so rapidly between the later months of Read More …

Learning, Remembering and Conceptualizing

Definition for learning, remembering and conceptualizing are : Learning is the process of acquiring new understanding, knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, attitudes, and preferences. Remembering is to Recall in memory. It refers to the mental process of retrieval of information from the past. Conceptualizing is the building of a Read More …

Piaget’s Preoperational stages

Piaget’s Preoperational stages According to Piaget, the preoperational stage from approximately age 2 to 7 years. In which children’s use of symbolic thinking grows, mental reasoning emerges, and the use of concepts increases. The preschool years as a time of both stability and great change. Read More …

Assessing the newborn

The exact moment of birth occurs when the fetus, having left the uterus through the cervix, passes through the vagina to emerge fully from its mother’s body. In most cases, babies automatically make the transition from taking in oxygen via the placenta to using their Read More …

Piaget’s Theory of Infant Development

Developmental researchers hope to understand how children and adults process information. And how their ways of thinking and understanding affect their behavior. They also seek to learn how cognitive abilities change as people develop. The degree to which cognitive development represents quantitative and qualitative growth Read More …

Sensory and perceptual development

Sensation is the physical stimulation of the sense organs. Perception is the mental process of sorting out, interpreting, analyzing, and integrating stimuli from the sense organs and brain. Sensory-perceptual development yield little advantage, parents should ensure that their infants receive sufficient physical and sensory stimulation. Read More …