Health and Social Care- key vocab

Abstract Logical thinking
The ability to solve problems using the imagination without having to be involved practically.
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Egocentric Thinking
Not being able to see a situation from another persons point of view. Links to Piaget saying children use their senses.
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Concrete logical Thinking
The ability to solve problems providing an individual can see or physically handle the issues involved.
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Equilibrium
A stage of cognitive balance when a child's experience is in line with what they understand.
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Disequilibrium
A state of congitive inbalance between experience and understanding.
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Growth
Growth is an increase of a certain quanitty in an amoutn of time.
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Development
An event consisting of a new stage in a changing situation by developing new skills and abilities.
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Maturation
Is the process which every organism goes through until fully developed.
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Life course
Is a map of what is expected to happen at the various stages of the human life cycle.
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Life Expectancy
an estimated of the number of years that a person is expected to live on average.
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Development Norms
A norm is soemthign that is expected. Development norms are stages of development that is expected in an individuals life span.
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Delayed Development
This is what happens when an infant or a child is not showing sigs of development within the expected life range.
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Not being able to see a situation from another persons point of view. Links to Piaget saying children use their senses.

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Egocentric Thinking

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The ability to solve problems providing an individual can see or physically handle the issues involved.

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A stage of cognitive balance when a child's experience is in line with what they understand.

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Card 5

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A state of congitive inbalance between experience and understanding.

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