Chapter 5 Infancy: Physical Development. Infancy: Physical Development: Truth or Fiction?. The head of the newborn child doubles in length by adulthood, but the legs increase in length about five times. Infants triple their birth weight within a year.
Physical Growth and Development
Figure 5.1 Growth Curves for Weight and Height (Length) From Birth to Age 2 Years
U.S. Dept of Agriculture, 2000
Alleviating Protein-Energy Malnutrition (PEM)
Figure 5.4 Growth of Body Systems as a Percentage of Total Postnatal Growth
What are the Roles of Nature and Nurture in Motor Development?
What Captures the Attention of Infants? How do Visual Preferences Develop?
How do Researchers Determine Whether Infants will “Go Off the Deep End”?
Strategies for Studying the Development of Shape Constancy
Figure 5.14 Declining Ability to Discriminate the Sounds of Foreign Languages
Effects of Early Exposure to Garlic, Alcohol, and – Gulp - Veggies
What is the Evidence for the Roles of Nature and Nurture in Perceptual Development?