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Define LIFE STAGES?

A number of distinct phase's people pass through during their lives.

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What are the PIES development?

P - Physical development
I - Intellectual development
E - Emotional development
S - Social development

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What is PHYSICAL development?

Gross and fine motor skills.

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What is INTELLECTUAL development?

Language development.
Egocentric view of the world.

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What is EMOTIONAL development?

Bonding with others.

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What is SOCIAL development?

Interacting with others.

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What is Gross Motor Skills?

The ability to move and co-ordinate the movement of large limbs.

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Give 4 example of Gross Motor Skills

Crawling.
Walking.
Climbing.
Running.

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What is Fine Motor Skills?

The ability to move and co-ordinate the movement of hands and fingers.

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Give 4 examples of Fine Motor Skills?

Writing.
Painting.
Tying shoe laces.
Holding a spoon.

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What is LANGUAGE development?

The process children go through as they learn to communicate with others using words/speech.

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Define EGOCENTRIC

Seeing things from only your view point or perspective.

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What does BOND mean?

Forming an attachment with a parent or carer.

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Growth is an INCREASE in what?

Size.
Height.
Weight.

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Define DEVELOPMENT

How a child gains skills and is able to control the actions their body makes.

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Define SELF-IMAGE?

Mental pictures we have of ourselves.

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Define SELF-ESTEEM?

How much you like, accept and respect yourself.

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What is OESTROGEN?

Hormone produced in women's ovaries that controls the development of sexual characteristics and stimulates change in the reproductive system.

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What is TESTOSTERONE?

Hormone produced by the testes that controls the development of male sexual characteristics.

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What is ABSTRACT THINKING?

Ability to think about something that might not be there or even exist.

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What is a PEER GROUP?

The social group a persons belongs to which influences beliefs and behaviour.

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Define EMPATHISE

Seeing things from another person's perspective.

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What is a MID-LIFE CRISIS?

Dramatic period of self-doubt caused by passing of youth to later adulthood.

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What is MENOPAUSE?

Natural and permanent stopping of menstruation.

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What ages does Menopause usually take place?

45-55.

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What is DEMENTIA?

Illness that affects the brain and memory.
Lose ability to think and behave normally.

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What is a ROLE MODEL?

Someone whose behaviour or attitudes people try to copy because they admire them.

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What is a GENDER ROLE?

A role determined by a person's gender.

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What is MANUAL WORK?

Work that requires the use of physical skills.

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What is NON-MANUAL WORK?

Works that depends on mental skills.