Introduction – Child Development
The topic on child development has raised a lot of concern among the human society and more specifically among psychologists. The nature of children development in regards to physical, emotional, personality and social development has been interesting. This phenomenon has called for extensive research among different scholars and more specifically psychologists to explore the nature of child development. Child Development .
In relation to this topic, the New York Times article of Feb 8th 2010 “When to worry if a Child has too Few Words”; by Perri Klass gives an insight on the nature of child development. The article has been focused on child speech and language development, which is in this case used as an indicator of other child developmental aspects.
Concerning the discussion and analysis of the article, it is evident that it has adequately addressed the topic on child development. The article has been efficient in establishing information concerning child development, whereby the concept of speech development has been reviewed. The article has been based on previous research by various scholars thus making it authentic. It is hereby worthwhile noting that the article is highly valid as a result of high correlation with ideas from other journal articles. With this in mind, the article stands valuable and relevant in addressing the topic.
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Unfavorable environments: Lessons from research on successful children”. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 53(2), 2011, 205-220. Print
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Psychosocial Risks”. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. 38 (7), 2011, 843-853. Print
Klass, Perri. “When to Worry if A Child has Too Few Words”. The New York Times, Feb 8, 2010. Retrieved on 3rd Nov 2011, from: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/09/health/09klass.html
Stephen, Hinshaw. “Externalizing behavior problems and academic underachievement in
Childhood and adolescence: Causal relationships and underlying mechanisms”. Psychological Bulletin, 111(1), 2011, 127-155.