Middle Childhood Cognitive Development

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Middle childhood is a critical time in a child’s, as it brings a lot of changes. Cognitive, Physical, and social, skills develop quickly at this stage. Middle age children develop confidence in all areas of life. During Middle childhood, one will undergo physical changes such as height and weight. Children began to focus on their appearance as they try to fit in social groups. This also the period when a child begin the onset of puberty and hormonal changes. The middle childhood develop brain changes as called as “maturational” (Broderick & Blewitt, 2014). Intellectual, memory and language is also developed in this time period. Cognitive developmental is important because children are characterized by learning strategies and academic skills.
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