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Child Development: 001 - Grgas - Cultural Beliefs

CH DEV 001-Child Growth And Development

Students examine the major physical, psychosocial, and cognitive/language developmental milestones for children, both typical and atypical, from conception through adolescence. There is an emphasis on interactions between maturational processes and environmental factors. While studying developmental theory and investigative research methodologies, students will observe children, evaluate individual differences and analyze characteristics of development at various stages.

Research Topic

Identify five cultural beliefs associated with pregnancy/prenatal development (not birth).

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Recommended Search Terms

  • Pregnan* (captures pregnancy and pregnant)
  • Prenatal
  • Myth* (captures myths mythology)
  • Conception in mythology
  • Customs
  • Cultural rituals
  • Daily activities
  • Folklore OR Folk belief
  • Food consumption
  • Gestation
  • Nutrition in pregnancy
  • Diet
  • Beliefs and Practices
  • Superstition
  • Old Wives’ Tales