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Obesity prevention interventions for early childhood: An updated systematic review of the literature

Kylie Hesketh and Karen Campbell

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0034
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A previous review of the small number of early childhood obesity prevention literature promoted healthy eating, physical activity, and/or reduce sedentary behaviours in 0–5 year olds, suggesting that ... More


How conversational input shapes theory of mind development in infancy and early childhood

Virginia Slaughter and Candida C. Peterson

in Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Human social cognition is largely driven by the theory of mind (ToM), that is, our ability to think about others in terms of the mental states (feeling, wanting, knowing, etc.) that underlie their ... More


Sharing Stories with Your Toddler: Ages 1–3

Elaine Reese

in Tell Me a Story: Sharing Stories to Enrich Your Child's World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199772650
eISBN:
9780190256036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772650.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses techniques for sharing stories with toddlers. It explains what stories toddlers understand and tell (stories from books and personal experiences) and how to share stories that ... More


Early forms of metacognition in human children

Frank Esken

in Foundations of Metacognition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646739
eISBN:
9780191745867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646739.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The focus of this chapter concerns the question whether human children develop early forms of metacognition before they develop full fledged, language-bound metacognitive abilities of the form ‘I ... More


Developmental Origins of Aggression: From Social Learning to Epigenetics

Richard E. Tremblay

in The Future of Criminology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199917938
eISBN:
9780199950430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917938.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explains that in the course of executing the Montreal Longitudinal-Experimental Study, the author became convinced that some of the developmental origins of antisocial behavior were ... More


Infant and Toddler Child Care: The Critical Conundrum

Edward Zigler, Katherine Marsland, and Heather Lord

in The Tragedy of Child Care in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122336
eISBN:
9780300156263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122336.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter first examines how the most recent research on the effects of early child care on children's development informs the historic debate over the use of nonparental care during the first ... More


All Possible Spaces

Amy S. F. Lutz

in We Walk: Life with Severe Autism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751394
eISBN:
9781501751417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751394.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter emphasizes how Jonah never had friendships with other children, even after being taken to toddler playgroups, Gymboree, and Sally's Music Circle. It notes Robert Selman's five-level ... More


15–16 Months Doing a Lot with a Little

MARILYN SHATZ

in A Toddler’s Life: Becoming a Person

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195099232
eISBN:
9780199846863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099232.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the activities and development of toddler Ricky when he was 15–16 months old. At this stage Ricky was able to use imitation as a learning device. He was able to use this ... More


Black Babies

Dalton Conley

in Honky

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520215863
eISBN:
9780520921733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The author begins his narrative with an incident a week before he kidnapped a black baby girl. He tells of the incident where he broke free from her mother in the supermarket, ran to the back of the ... More


Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

in Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses how media preferences evolve from birth through early childhood. The focus is on two age groups, infants and young toddlers (up to 2 years old) and older toddlers and ... More


Early Childhood Music: Setting the Tone for Inclusive Music Learning

Herbert D. Marshall

in Winding It Back: Teaching to Individual Differences in Music Classroom and Ensemble Settings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190201616
eISBN:
9780190201654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201616.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Young children explore music and movement naturally in a playful, informal, unstructured, hands-on manner. Infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary grade children are curious about creating ... More


Childhood Development of Shared Reality: Infants and Toddlers

E. Tory Higgins

in Shared Reality: What Makes Us Strong and Tears Us Apart

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190948054
eISBN:
9780190082536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190948054.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The changes in shared reality that happen while human children develop are fascinating. Beginning in infancy, children pass through different phases of development when new modes of sharing reality ... More


The Development of Pragmatic Skills in Children and Young People Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Dianne Toe, Pasquale Rinaldi, Maria Cristina Caselli, Louise Paatsch, and Amelia Church

in Diversity in Deaf Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190493073
eISBN:
9780190607838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190493073.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The development of pragmatic skills has emerged as an area of challenge for children and young people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, including those who use cochlear implants. Pragmatics pertains ... More


Flourishing in Transactional Care Systems: Caring with Infant and Toddler Caregivers about Well-being

Mary B. McMullen and Kathleen McCormick

in Contexts for Young Child Flourishing: Evolution, Family, and Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237790
eISBN:
9780190237806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237790.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, the authors address infant and toddler flourishing in the context of child care using a well-being perspective, arguing that infant and toddler well-being necessitates health and ... More


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