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Child development

Child development

The continuous sequential physiological and psychological maturing of the child from birth up to but not including adolescence. It includes healthy responses to situations, but does not include growth in stature or size (= growth).

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Re: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

... activities and providing a healthier environment for greater brain development. 5'4" is not the average you should be comparing yourself ... system, but it could have been due to exposure to certain viruses as a child or just a matter of luck in not contracting the illnesses. But a strong ...

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by badgertoes
Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:31 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 32113

Can you think of an evolutionary reason for this?

... to were funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Look at their web page and ask yourself what would have happened if the researchers ...

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by Rap
Mon Oct 01, 2012 2:44 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Can you think of an evolutionary reason for this?
Replies: 8
Views: 5954

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... against malaria, it is when that protection is removed as part of the development process, that children become exposed. So the mutation is initially deleterious and then some protection ...

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by Luxorien
Fri Mar 23, 2012 7:22 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 562
Views: 929210

Re: Microbiology Investigation improvements?

... or at home, and is more likely to occur in an immunocompromised child. Premature and low-birth-weight babies are most susceptible (Infect. ... meningitis more frequently have neurological disorders and mental development later in life (CLIN PEDIATR September 2001 vol. 40 no. 9 473-480). ...

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by Squirrell
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microbiology Investigation improvements?
Replies: 11
Views: 7772

Animal Behaviour MC questions

... can we attach to the fact that the verbal ability scores of adopted children are more similar to their biological parents’ scores than to their ... It demonstrates that environments are really not that important in the development of a person’s verbal abilities. c. It constitutes a scientific ...

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by mushroom
Thu Oct 27, 2011 4:44 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Behaviour MC questions
Replies: 3
Views: 3604
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