Child development

Child development refers to the biological and psychological and emotional changes that occur in human beings between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing autonomy. Because these developmental changes may be strongly influenced by genetic factors and events during prenatal life, genetics and prenatal development are usually included as part of the study of child development. Related terms include developmental psychology, referring to development throughout the lifespan, and pediatrics, the branch of medicine relating to the care of children. Developmental change may occur as a result of genetically-controlled processes known as maturation, or as a result of environmental factors and learning, but most commonly involves an interaction between the two. It may also occur as a result of human nature and our ability to learn from our environment. Human beings have a keen sense to adapt to their surroundings and this is what child...
Freebase CC-BY
Source: Child development on Freebase, licensed under CC-BY
Samira Kapoor
Nupur Tripathy
Nupur Tripathy reported the Citizen Journalism
on Aug 19, 2013 , 10:07 am
Creche illtreats kids
When people leave their kids behind at creches they are essentially paying for the well being of their child while they are away. With more and more working women finding it difficult to manage kids, creches have started mushrooming in almost every more »
Interests:
loading..
loading..
Bhavya Tripathi
Bhavya Tripathi commented on the citizen journalism by Nina S
on Apr 09, 2013 , 03:31 pm
Nina S - No kids zone please!
If there are no smoking zones in public because smoking is considered hazardous to people's health, then by that logic there should also be no kids zones in public places. Why? Because i think its detrimental to my mental health when there are more »
Interests:
loading..
loading..
Anjum Seth
Anjum Seth reported the Citizen Journalism
on Mar 28, 2013 , 11:17 am
Teenage beggars addicted to drugs
In a country where child labor and poverty are the most common social problems, there’s more being added to the list every second day. Quite often, I get moved and touched to see poor kids begging on the roads.At times, I have tried giving them b more »
Interests:
loading..
loading..
Neetole Mitra
Neetole Mitra created the Poll
on Mar 25, 2013 , 05:21 pm
Most apt punishment for kids
Cut short their cartoon viewing time
Make them stay away from friends
Do not let them go out to play
Interests:
loading..
loading..
Chitta Ranjan Biswal
Chitta Ranjan Biswal commented on the blog by Archita Sahu
on Mar 19, 2013 , 08:28 pm
Archita Sahu - I want to work for kids and their future...
I love children... But once upon a time i ws also a child. thank god!!! i got education and identity... but many struggle even for a piece of bread. Ahhh!!!! Although I work with UNICEF for children... Still I want to work more and more, to preserve their future. more »
Interests:
loading..
loading..
Utkarsh Agarwal
Utkarsh Agarwal and 3 more commented on the photo by Radhika Sharma
on Mar 18, 2013 , 11:29 pm
loading..
loading..
Harpreet Kaur
Harpreet Kaur and commented on the discussion by Sarthak Thammiah
on Mar 18, 2013 , 03:22 pm
Sarthak Thammiah - Are Indian schools torture zones?
School was a place to learn but with horror stories of kids being made to drink their urine, being beaten up badly by their teachers, some kids are made to clean their classrooms. Are Indian schools torture zones? Why can't the law be more strict a more »
Interests:
loading..
loading..
Earn TimesPoints
Follow the Interest and earn 5 points
Hide Coin Animation
You just earned Timespoints