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The Life Span and Development of Elana Jaine from Birth to Death
Virtual Person Paper On July 23, at 11:24 AM, a baby girl was born, named Elana Jaine. Elana was born with brown hair and blue eyes weighing 6 pounds and 4 ounces. The pregnancy was full term and there were no known birth defects at the time of birth. About four minutes after Elana’s birth, she was evaluated using the Apga...
The Types, Developmental Patterns, and the Role of Oxytocin Hormone in Love
Sternberg’s Triangular Theory of Love outlines seven different types of love: liking/friendship, infatuation/limerance, empty love, romantic love, companionate love, fatuous love, and consummate love. Each different type is defined by a combination of (or lack of) three elements: intimacy, passion, and commitment. I can def...
An Analysis of the Bennefits of Play in Child Development
Everyone Needs to Play If anyone looks back on his childhood, the best memories probably involve playing. Playing comes in many forms. There is no right or wrong way to play. Play can involve climbing a tree, playing with dolls, learning an instrument, riding a horse or even playing a game of tag. The possibilities are en...
The Impact of Stress on Psychological and Social Development
“If you don’t think your anxiety, depression, sadness and stress impact your physical health, think again. All of these emotions trigger chemical reactions in your body, which can lead to inflammation and a weakened immune system. Learn how to cope, sweet friend. There will always be dark days.” ~ Kriss Carr Introduc...
School and Social Media as the Causes of Pressure in a Teenager's Life
USA Today recently held a poll to address stress in American teenage students. The results were astounding: 59% of the teens interviewed reported that time management caused stress, 40% said they neglected responsibilities at home because of stress; 21% said they neglected work or school because of stress, and many said tha...
Infants Should Not Be Allowed to Use Technological Devices in Their Play
Reading the startling statistics about infant technology use has reaffirmed my belief that 1 and 2-year-olds should not be allowed to use computer games and toys in their play. We live in a world where people are incredibly dependent on technology across the lifespan. People use technology to cure their boredom, obtain answ...
A Reflection on a Lesson About Conformity in a Sesame Street Episode and the Appropriate Limit of Watching Television for Children
For this reflection paper, I decided to watch a portion of a Sesame Street episode about conformity. In this segment, we are told the story of muppet-like characters, Stan and Dan. Dan was always copying everything that Stan did, what he wore, and how he acted because he wanted to be just like Stan. Then one day, Dan decide...
The Language-Based Mechanism and Attention-Based Mechanism of the Brain's Working Memory
The brain’s working memory is a structure that impermanently accumulates and controls the information needed to execute cognitive tasks such as learning and reasoning. Recent research over working memory and it’s storage of verbal data has highlighted two apparatus’ of preservation – a language-based mechanism and an attent...
The Beneficial Impacts on the Development of Children and Early Childhood Education
Social interaction is more visibly seen in children when they are participating in play and doing regular activities in a care setting. There are more opportunities for children to interact during children’s play. As usual physical play outside and activities can be done as a group, or children can take part in exercise cla...
The Different Aspects of Emotional Intelligence
After taking the quiz, I am now more aware of different aspects of emotional intelligence. My perspective on leadership has changed as I have learned more about it. I previously thought that age was one of the most important factors with regard to leadership. It seemed reasonable to assume that most leaders were older indiv...