Chapter 5: Understanding Children from Birth to Age Two | Crossword


2.Emerges when the infant attends to the same event or object as the caregiver.
5.An automatic body response to a stimulus controlled by the lower-brain centers that govern involuntary processes such as heart rate and breathing.
6.Order in which a child is able to perform new movements. Motor sequence depends on the development of the brain and nerves.
7.The values, beliefs, and practices of a particular group.
10.The understanding that objects continue to exist even if the infant cannot see them. This skill typically emerges between 8 and 12 months of age.
12.The strong emotional connection that develops between people.
13.A skill in the motor sequence occurring shortly after the infant learns to roll onto the stomach. It occurs when the infant’s abdomen is on the ground.
14.Levels of movements in infants.
15.Term for describing the level of involvement with a child’s surroundings, such as withdrawing from a new person or event.


1.Tendency to feel distressed.
3.Quality and intensity of children’s emotional reactions to their environment, such as passivity, irritability, and activity patterns.
4.Movement that occurs after an infant is able to sit without support. From this position, infants move their arms and legs, sliding their buttocks across the floor.
8.Movement in which infants support their weight on their hands and knees, moving their arms and legs to go forward.
9.Nonverbal pointing to objects used by infants to communicate.
11.The ability to understand another’s feelings.

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