Learning Objectives

6.1 How are the brains of children and adolescents similar to and different from the brains of adults? What disorders are linked with the structure and function of the brain?

6.2 How do the senses develop during infancy?

6.3 How do children’s bodies change from infancy through adolescence?

6.4 What factors influence and shape motor development?

6.5 What role does nutrition play in development?