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In the context of the physical development of children, growth refers to the increase in the size of a child, and development refers to the process by which the child develops his or her psychomotor skills. Read More.
In humans, puberty is the period of physical development when sexual reproduction can first take place. It is characterized by maturity of the sexual organs and the development of secondary sexual characteristics (such as the deepening of a boy's voice or the development of a girl's breasts). Read More.
Social competence is the condition of possessing the social, emotional, and intellectual skills and behaviors needed to succeed as a member of society. Despite this simple definition, social competence is an elusive concept because the skills and behaviors required for healthy social development vary with the age of the child, the demands of particular situations, and the values of different cultures. Read More.
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