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Grasping reflexes

A infants cloning response to a touch on the palm of his or her hand.

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Rooting reflex

An infants response in turning toward the source of touching that occurs anywhere around his or her mouth.

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Maturation

The internally programmed growth of a child.!.!.!.!.!.!.!

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Telegraphic speech

The kind of verbal utterances in which words are left out, but the meaning is usually clear.

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Schema

A conceptual frame work a person uses to make sense of the world.!.!.!!.!.!

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Assimilation

The process of fitting objects and experiences into one schemas.!.!.!.!.!!.!

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Accommodation

The adjustment of ones schemas to include newly observed events and experiences.

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Object permanence

A child’s realization that an object exists even when he or she cannot see or touch it.

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Representational thought

The intellectual ability of a child the picture something in his or her mind.

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Conservation

The principle that a given quantity does not change when it’s appearance is changed.

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Egocentric

A young child’s inability to understand another persons perspective.!.!.!.!.!

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Imprinting

Inherited tendencies or responses that are displayed by newborn animals when they encounter r new stimuli in their environment.

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Critical period

A specific time in development when certain skills or abilities are most easily learned.!.!.!.!.!.!..!

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Authoritarian family

Parents attempt to control, shape, and evaluate the behaviour and attitudes of children in accordance with a set code of conduct.

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Democratic and quthroative family

Children and adolescent participate in decisions affecting their lives.

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Permissive/aliases-afire family

Children and adolescents have the final say;parents are less controlling and have a nonpunishing, accepting attitude toward children.

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Socialization

The process of learning the rules of behaviour of the culture within an individual is born and will to live.!.!.!.!.!.!

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Identification

The process by which a child adopts the values and principles of the same sex parent.

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Sublimation

The process of redirecting sexual inpulses into leading tasks.

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Role taking

Children’s play that involves assuming adult roles, thus enfolding the child to experience different pints of view.

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Uninvolved

This type of parenting were typically egocentric in their child rearing and seemed uncommitted to their roles and quite distant from their children l.