05-Study Guide First 2 years - Biosocial Development #1-Discuss the effect of head sparing on a malnourished child. #2-Discuss the concept of REM sleep, and how it varies between newborns and adults. #3-Discuss and describe the neurons and neurotransmitters in the central nervous system, along with transient exuberance and pruning of these. #4-Discuss the brainstem, cortex, and the prefrontal cortex in brain; elaborating on what each of these do. #5-Discuss the fusiform base area in the brain and how this can affect our perception of race. #6-Discuss the difference between expectant experience brain functions and experience dependent brain functions. #7-Discuss the damages involved in the shaken baby syndrome. #8-Discuss sensation, perception, and cognition indicating what each of these are and how they allow us to react to what is around us. #9-Discuss gross motor skills and fine motor skills, giving examples of each. #10-Discuss childhood immunizations (vaccinations), and discuss the risk of the disease as related to the risk from the immunization. #11-Discuss why breast-feeding may be best, and the difference between colostrum and the milk itself.