Child Development


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Understanding Your Toddler

Understanding Your Toddler

Tod­dler­hood is about devel­op­ing a sense of self, and show­ing a desire for inde­pen­dence with auton­omy. She may expe­ri­ence sep­a­ra­tion anx­i­ety, and her emo­tions are apparent.

Social Learning Theory

Social Learning Theory

Social learn­ing the­ory explains the process of learn­ing by observ­ing others.

Self-Actualization

Self-Actualization

Self-actualization is the process of attain­ing an individual’s pos­i­tive self-regard for becom­ing a cre­ative and con­tribut­ing mem­ber of society.

Psychosocial Theory

Psychosocial Theory

Social inter­ac­tion plays a role in per­son­al­ity development.

Psychosexual Theory

Psychosexual Theory

Per­son­al­ity devel­op­ment is influ­enced by dri­ves and instincts that emerge dur­ing devel­op­ment in the psy­cho­sex­ual theory.

Psychoanalytic Theory

Psychoanalytic Theory

Psy­cho­an­a­lytic the­ory explains inner thoughts and feel­ings that influ­ence behavior.

Essential Experiences

Essential Experiences

Essen­tial expe­ri­ences serve to shape the brain’s neu­ro­log­i­cal struc­tures dur­ing early child­hood development.

Developmentally Appropriate

Developmentally Appropriate

A term that refers to age appro­pri­ate­ness or indi­vid­ual appropriateness.

Behavior Genetics

Behavior Genetics

The field of study that com­pares the role of nature and nur­ture in development.

Abstract Thought

Abstract Thought

Thought about things that are not real.