All babies will babble at around 6–9 months of age regardless of native language, hearing, or deafness.
As I'm walking with my toddler son one day we see a beautiful rose, and I bend down to smell it. I notice, though, that there is a bee in the rose so I quickly back away. Before I can stop my son, he has already stuck his nose into the rose and has been stung by the bee. Which of the following best explains the differences in our behaviors?
Because of my life experience, my selective perception of the affordances offered by the combination of the rose and the bee allowed me to know the danger.
An infant's growing awareness of vertical depths and their dangers is mostly due to:
the experience of crawling
The usual order of the development of spoken language is:
reflexes, cooing, babbling, spoken words.
Greti's little girl is deaf and, therefore, we would expect that she would:
babble manually at about the same time normal children babble.
Research has found that “baby talk” is:
characterized by a high pitch, simple vocabulary, and short sentences.
A baby trying to pry his Dad's fingers apart to get to a small toy hidden in his hand demonstrates accomplishment of:
The process of getting used to an object or event through repeated exposure to it is referred to as:
I like to make popcorn because I like the noise, I enjoy the taste, and it makes me think of seeing a movie. For me, popcorn has many:
Salma is a 10-month-old who is being tested on the visual cliff. We would expect her to:
refuse to cross over the visual cliff.
capabilities is listed in the text as an example of where a baby's goal-directed behavior comes from?
realization of cause & effect
best summarizes the research conducted by Baillargeon and others regarding object permanence?
Her research indicates that children have a sense of object permanence much earlier than Piaget believed.
Vanna is 14 months old and does not yet respond to any specific words. When she began to babble, she did not respond to her parents' voices and soon she stopped. Her parents should:
have her hearing tested.
According to Chomsky's theory of language acquisition
children have an inborn ability to learn language.
According to Jean Piaget, the two elements of adaptation are:
assimilation and accommodation.
The Swiss scientist who emphasized that infants are active learners and that early learning is based on sensory and motor skills was:
That objects continue to exist when they cannot be seen defines:
Children all over the world usually:
follow the same sequence of language development.
A baby kicks its legs, smiles, and deliberately kicks its legs again. These actions are repeated for several minutes. According to Piaget, this is an example of:
a primary circular reaction.
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