Developmental Psychology Chapter 5 Summary

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Chapter 5 discuses developmental psychology, behavioral psychology, and cognitive psychology. Developmental psychology allows us to understand how difficult learning is. The biggest factor of developmental psychology is how mature the cognitive skills of the child are. The process of the child’s cognitive skills take time and if the child isn’t allowed to time properly mature cognitively, the child could be faced with cognitive issues. Every child learns differently and at different rates. This is referred to as developmental variations and they should not be interrupted as long as they are learning and progressing. Students should learn through the stages of learning; exposure, grasping the knowledge, independence, and application. These are
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