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Chapter 3

1.developmental psychology the study of changes that occur as an individual matures.
2.grasping reflex an infant’s clinging response to a touch on the palm of his or her hand.
3.rooting reflex an infant’s response in turning toward the source of touching that occurs anywhere around his or her mouth.
4. telegraphic speech the kind of verbal utterances in which words are left out, but the meaning is usually clear.
5.Schema a conceptual framework a person uses to make sense of the world.
6.Assimilation the process of fitting objects and experiences into one’s schemas.
7.Accommodation the adjustment of one’s schemas to include newly observed events and experiences.
8.representational thought the intellectual ability of a child to picture something in his or her mind.
9.Conservation the principle that a given quantity does not change when its appearance is changed.
10.Egocentric a young child’s inability to understand another person’s perspective.
11.Imprinting inherited tendency of some newborn animals to follow the first moving object they see.
12.Socialization the process of learning the rules of behavior of the culture within which an individual is born and will live.
13.Identification the process by which a child adopts the values and principles of the same-sex parent.
14.Sublimation the process of redirecting sexual impulses into learning tasks.
15.role taking children’s play that involves assuming adult roles, thus enabling the child to experience different points of view.
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