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What is development

The study of changes that occur as the person nature’s


Physical development

Infants average weight is 7.3 lbs at birth, and up to 25 lbs by the time they are 1.

By 2 years old infants can talk, walk, and feed themselves.


Perceptual development

Infants love to look at things, especially human faces and patterned objects

Infants benefit greatly from being touched by their parents.!.!.!.!!.!.!.!


Language development

Language and thought are closely intertwined and both abilities involved symbols.

The acquisition of language prowls the child into further intellectual development (Paige 1926)



As the thought processes of children develops, they begin to think, communicate, and relate with others, and solve problems.