Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper that addresses the following in children from early childhood through middle childhood:
- Summarize the physical changes that occur in children during this age and the factors that influence those changes. Include a comparison of males versus females.
- Describe the changes that occur in a child’s brain and nervous system during this time frame and the corresponding changes in cognition, problem solving and judgment. Give specific examples of skills and abilities. Include a comparison of males versus females.
- Summarize the major milestones in social and emotional development that take place in early and middle childhood. Include information on self-understanding and self-concept, emotional regulation, peer relationships, male and female differences, and family influences.