cognitive growth


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cognitive growth

Growth shown by the progressive maturation of thought, reasoning, and intellect, esp. in school-aged children.
See also: growth
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Children may seem callous when curious about deformities and other broken things, poking at your new scar or teasing the cat at 14-18 months, but these are signs of cognitive growth.
The measurements of cognitive growth have stemmed from the six levels of the cognitive taxonomy, defined by Bloom (1984, pp.
Cognitive development starts in the fetal stage and continues beyond with the largest amount of cognitive growth happening during the fetal stage (Paus, 2010).
Their children are often malnourished, facing chronic illness, stunted physical and cognitive growth and reduced life expectancy.
Meanwhile, schoolteachers noticed that children's artistic expression reflected developmental, emotional and cognitive growth.
Correctional counseling; a cognitive growth perspective, 2d ed.
Our programmes are designed to create experiences that harness a child's natural curiosity and enable physical, social and cognitive growth.
Regarding cognitive growth, a recent study showed how breastfeeding can actually make a child smarter.
Almost 40% of Indian children suffer from malnutrition, which adversely affects physical and cognitive growth and increases susceptibility to infections.
The emphasis on accountability in measuring students' "learning outcomes" has been natural for private colleges to embrace because the widely used measures of graduation rates and cognitive growth indicate that these colleges do better than public four-year colleges--and that is true when comparing all students with similar records of achievement at the time of high school graduation.
Adolescence is an important period of physical, social, psychological, and cognitive growth.
It may not seem obvious that improving mobility will result in cognitive growth in infants, but we have seen it in our lab.

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