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Prenatal Development | Introduction to Psychology

Prenatal Development | Introduction to Psychology

Prenatal Development

What you’ll learn to do: explain the physical, cognitive, and emotional development that occurs from infancy through childhood

Think about the miraculous development that occurs during childhood in order for a tiny zygote to grow into a walking, talking, thinking child. Newborn infants only weigh about 7.5 pounds but their physical, cognitive, and psychosocial skills grow and change as they move through developmental stages. In this section, you’ll learn about many of these changes. Some of these key concepts are discussed (as well as others you learned about previously) in the following CrashCourse Psychology video:

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