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7.1: Introduction

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    • Amanda Taintor

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    Introduction to Sensory and Perceptual Development

    Sensory and perceptual development is a crucial aspect of development that often gets overlooked. Our sensory system begins to form in utero and continues to develop through adulthood. It is important to note that genetic, environmental, and stress factors can affect the sensory system. We have the eyes (sight), ears (sound), nose (smell), tongue (taste), touch (skin), and two other less well-known but equally important ones, vestibular (inner ear) and proprioceptive (large muscle groups).


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