Chapter 2. Early Cognitive Growth

  1. Sharon K. Hall

Published Online: 5 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444305197.ch2

Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children

Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children

How to Cite

Hall, S. K. (2008) Early Cognitive Growth, in Raising Kids in the 21st Century: The Science of Psychological Health for Children, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444305197.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158060

Online ISBN: 9781444305197

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Keywords:

  • cognitive development - children's thinking over time;
  • cognitive baby steps;
  • mastery skill set;
  • coordination of visual, touch, and motor behaviors;
  • language of emotion;
  • parent-child reciprocity;
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Background and Research

  • Physical Health

  • Cognitive Baby Steps

  • Mastery Achieved

  • The Language of Emotion

  • Parent-Child Reciprocity

  • Risk and Resilience

  • Attachment

  • Exploring the Home and Relationships In It

  • From One Year to Two and Beyond

  • Readiness for Larger Learning Environments

  • Repetition and Modeling