Write a 1,000 – 1,500 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 vs. 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/self-concept, emotional regulation, peer relationships, male/female differences, and family influences.
Include at least three references from professional peer-reviewed journals.
Format your paper according to APA standards.