PSY 3300 Test 1 Review

PSY 3300 Test 1 Review - Test 1 Review Human...

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Test 1 Review Human development -how & why people change with increasing Multidirectional -dynamic:occurs in each person;butterfly effect:tiny change in one system may have major change in different system;power of continuity:large changes have “no effect” Multidisciplinary- many fields that contribute to the study of development(psychology, biology, sociology, education, neuroscience) Plasticity- every individual can change at any point in life Multicontextual- social:historical cohorts;economic:socio- economic status->income, education, residence, occupation Scientific Method- form research question, hypothesis, test hypothesis, draw conclusions, make finding available Butterfly effect- tiny change in one system can have major change in a different system Correlation- statistical measurement of the relationship between two variables. Possible correlations range from +1 to –1. Cohort-
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSY 3300 taught by Professor - during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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