Flashcards in Key Terms Unit 1 Deck (26):
What are Gross Motor Skills?
Gross Motor Skill: The ability to move and co-ordinate the movement of the large limbs of the body, eg crawling, walking, climbing, running.
What are Fine Motor Skills?
Fine Motor Skills: The ability to move and co-ordinate the movement of the hands and fingers, eg writing, painting, tying shoe laces, holding a spoon.
What is Language development?
Language Development: The Process which children go through as they learn to communicate with others using words and speech.
What does being egocentric mean?
Egocentric: Seeing things from only your own perspective or viewpoint.
Describe what 'bond'means in a child's development?
Bond: To form an attachment with a parent or carer.
What is a life stage?
Life Stages: A number of distinct phases people pass through during their lives
What ages cover infancy?
What ages cover Early Childhood?
What ages cover Adolescence?
What ages cover Early adulthood?
What ages cover middle adulthood?
What ages cover late adulthood?
What are PIES Developments?
P – Physical Development Gross motor skills and fine motor skills
I – Intellectual Development Language development – egocentric view of the world
E- Emotional Development Bonding with others
S- Social Development Interaction with others.
Define Growth and Development
Growth: An increase in size, height and weight which can be measured.
Development: How the child gains skills and is able to control the actions their body makes
What is Self image?
Self Image The mental picture we have of ourselves. Some people see themselves in a positive light – for instance, intelligent, attractive and talented whereas other may see only negatives.
What is Self Esteem?
Self Esteem How much you like, accept and respect yourself – this is often talked about in terms of how much you value yourself.
What is a mid life crisis?
Key Term: Mid life Crisis
A dramatic period of self doubt caused by the passing of youth and the move into later adulthood
What is abstract thinking?
The ability to think using concepts and ideas rather than through using objects and doing tasks
What are Oestrogen and Testosterone?
What are you doing if you empathise with someone?
See things from someone else's perspective
What is Peer Pressure
Where young people are influenced by the views, opinions and behaviours of their close friends.
Describe 'empty nest syndrome'
Feelings of grief and loneliness parents and grandparents or carers feel when their children leave home for the first time. This is not a clinical condition.
What is dementia?
An illness that affects the brain and memory and makes you gradually lose the ability to think and behave normally.
What or who is a role model?
Someone whose behaviour and/or attitudes people try to copy because they admire them.
What is a persons 'gender role'?
A role that is determined by a persons gender