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Cognitive Development

The growth and development of a child's intelligence over time is a subject on which countless experts have written. How are your child's thinking skills evolving at a particular age? There are several major theories that guide this field of study, and we've collected the most important facts on each of them, and on how you can help your child's mind blossom.

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  • 21.

    Brain Research and Child Development

    What follows is a summary list of some of the conclusions we feel are reasonable to make between brain research and...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 22.

    The Value of Play for Emotional, Intellectual, Physical Development

    A young child, whose language is limited, is better able to express his feelings and understand his world through play...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 23.

    Cognitive Learning Styles

    Cognitive style theorists stress that school tasks can contribute to learning disabilities when they require students to...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 24.

    When Children Lie and Steal

    Our society takes lying and stealing seriously; they are moral as well as legal issues. Adults without child development...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 25.

    Language Development in Middle Childhood

    The foundation of language development is established during the preschool and early elementary school years. School-age...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 26.

    The Development of Self-Concept

    Imagine that you live across the street from an empty lot. One day, you notice that workers have placed piles of...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 27.

    According to the School Psychologist: 1st grade

    Expert advice from a school psychologist on how parents can better understand their first grader.

    Source: Education.com
  • 28.

    Purposes of Play

    Play Fosters Physical Development Play fulfills a wide variety of purposes in the life of the child. On a very simple...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 29.

    Child Development Theories

    Theories of development are much more specific than paradigms or worldviews (Miller, 1993). A theory of development...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 30.

    Similarities and Differences Between Boys and Girls

    Gender differences in cognitive, social, and personal characteristics have been investigated since the early 1900s....

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall