Respond to the following. Make sure that you use complete sentences, college-level grammar and that you have completely thought about your response.
- Marcy is a very busy toddler. She watches and helps feed the puppy. Little Scientist that she is, one day she decides to see what would happen if she pours the food on the puppys head. Instead of placing the puppy in his bed she gently places him in a bathroom drawer. Which substage of sensorimotor development is Marcy exhibiting?
- When do babies first begin to imitate? Is imitation learned through observation or is it biologically preprogrammed?
- Define telegraphic speech and give an original example.
- What is child-directed speech? List and define the three forms of child-directed speech.