Step 1: Review Chapter 3 on Infancy and reflect on the following scenario:
Educational DVD’s and toys have become popular amongst today’s society with the assumption that they raise intelligence in babies.
Step 2: In a two page paper:
- Discuss the cognitive, emotional, and physical (fine and gross) development that occurs in infancy.
- Using the developmental concepts you discussed in infancy, apply the data to refute or support the claims of a book or educational program’s promise to help parents increase their babies’ intelligence.
- Based on valid research, what suggestions would you give to a patient’s parent to increase the intellectual development of infants?
- Discuss how your knowledge of development within infancy can be applied in your Obstetrics and Pediatrics clinical rotation.
Provide 3-5 references for your submission.