Infant Development

Infant development refers to changes in cognitive, social and motor abilities that occur during the first year of life. The course will include an overview of research methods in psychological research on infants and of psychological theories that have inspired infancy research. Research in prenatal development that bears on infant cognitive development will be covered. In addition, recent research on visual perception, linguistic development, numerical knowledge, categorization, socialā€emotional development and motor development will be covered.

Modular Credits: 4
Workload: 2-1-0-3-4
Prerequisite(s): PL 1101E, PL2131, PL2132 and PL3234
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-listing(s): Nil
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial/seminar hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week