Child Cognition Development in Early Years

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I believe that the early years of a child are one of the most important years in in a child’s development that will directly affect how they are in the future. There are many factors that can affect the development of a child and as parents it is important that we provide our child with the best opportunity to fully develop their skills and provide them with a good learning environment as they go through their different stages in life.

As I’ve been reading through the various materials on child development and as I’ve been learning about the different factors that contribute to a child’s health and learning, I find it that there are many things that we should take into consideration, as we too shall be raising children of our own in the future. I think that as parents it is our responsibility to guide our children so that they will be able to develop both their mental health and physical health the correct way, through ways such as correct sleeping patterns, different activities we do such as reading to them and talking to them, proper feeding and nutrition and by providing them with a safe environment that they could learn in as they develop their various motor skills and cognitive skills at a very young age. A child’s development is not solely dependent on the child’s own capabilities but is greatly dependent on the environment surrounding him or her. Regarding the debate of nature vs. nurture, I am more inclined to think that even though a child is in-born with his own set of physical and mental attributes genetically received from the parents, I believe that it is through the different experiences the child goes through, and through the different things they learn from the people around them, most especially their parents, that they…...

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