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Final Exam Study Guide The final will consist of 120 questions. I am giving you a shortened version of earlier study guides to make the amount of material for the exam more manageable. Please email me if you have any questions at all. I will not be in the office Monday through Wednesday before the final, but will be checking my email frequently. Chapter 1 1. Know basics about what development is and how we study 2. Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological model (just the general systems involved) 3. What is learning described as in this chapter? 4. Know the types of experimental designs discussed in class and their limitations 5. What is the point of random sampling? How does it work? Chapter 2 1. Know the terms/concepts highlighted in p. 30-33 2. Know Freud’s three components of personality (id, ego, and superego) 3. What is classical conditioning and the various components (unconditioned stimulus and response and conditioned stimulus and response) 4. Be familiar with the little Albert experiment 5. Be familiar with the concepts of observational learning, human agency, self-efficacy, and reciprocal determinism 6. Know the stages of cognitive development according to Piaget (including ages and key markers of each stage) Chapter 3 1. Understand the genetic code and know the various processes of development (such as meiosis and mitosis) 2. General concepts of genetics such as how sex is determined, chromosomes and genes (and how these compare in families – twins, parents, etc.) 3. Genotype and Phenotype 4. Know the mechanisms of inheritance. Be able to identify them. (You should know how to calculate the likelihood of a gene being passed on according to Mendel) 5. Understand the concepts of behavioral genetics, heredity, heritability, concordance rates, molecular genetics Chapter 4 1. Understand how conception works 2. Understand what aspects of the prenatal environment exist and their influences or potential consequences on prenatal development 3. For teratogens focus on the ones in the text, you will not need to know additional ones
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2009 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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