Flashcards in Child Development Deck (16):
Children typically take their first steps around the age of
Tertiary prevention in a school setting
Primary prevention program
A program which is geared towards improving the conditions in a community by preventing the onset of new instances (eg, head start)
Palmar grasp reflex
A baby's capacity to grasp the finger of another person when it is pressed against the baby's palm. Most babies initially posses in the first several months of life
Adolescents are most likely to conform to their peers in what age range.
Speech act theory
Originated by Austin, further developed by Searle. Proposes that by understanding the detail of what is being said or uttered, people will understand and communicate better with others. Specifically, a verbal utterances is defined in terms of its contents, the intention of the speaker, and the effect on the listener.
And utterance of a meaningful a sentence or statement, the act of saying something.
Intends to communicate. It is the way in which something is said
Seeks to change behavior. It is the effect of what was said on the listener, or speech acts that have an affect on the feelings, thoughts or actions of either the speaker or the listener