4 or more Pages in total (1100 or more words)
Instructions: 1. Describe Bowlby’s ethological theory of attachment and trace the development of attachment during the first two years. Be sure to give specific examples
2. As a child’s overall size increases, different parts of the body grow at different rates. Discuss the two growth patterns that describe these changes. Describe the two types of brain development and give examples of appropriate stimulation for each.
3. Discuss age and sex differences in children’s adjustment to remarriage and entry into blended families. Describe the benefits and challenges of being reared as an only child. How does the development of Chinese only children compare to the U.S. only children?
4. Describe the characteristics and signs of high-quality education in elementary school. Describe the U.S. No Child Left behind Act, and discuss the pros and cons of high-stakes testing.
5. Explain the core knowledge perspective of cognitive development noting research that both supports and challenges its assumptions. Describe the information-processing view of cognitive development, including its contributions and limitations.
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