Psy313 - Study Guide 2

Psy313 - Study Guide 2 - the ability to explore/interact...

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Psy 313 Study Guide: Exam 2 Possess a thorough understanding of each of the different substages in sensorimotor stage – be able to distinguish each with examples. Also, understand the ages associated with each substage. Piaget’s take home message concerning infant development Preferential looking techniques and habituation/dishabituation – how do the methods differ, and what does each tell us about infant abilities? Understand each of the patterns of attachment (Ainsworth) – be able to distinguish with examples. Challenges to Piagetian Theory (i.e., Baillargeon) Experience-expectant vs. experience-dependent – be able to generate examples of each. Physical/biological development (i.e., fine motor skills) & its relationship with
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Unformatted text preview: the ability to explore/interact with ones environment Proximodistal & Cephalocaudal patterns of development Classical conditioning & operant conditioning Gender differences in physical development Social vs. Cognitive development what is the difference? Sensory abilities during infancy (i.e., taste, visual acuity, touch, etc.) Brain development associated with ability to inhibit action Harlows monkey studies what are the implications of such studies? Why should we care? Bowlbys perspective Andrew Meltzoffs wooden dumbbell studies what did he do and what do his findings indicate about infant development? Uncommitted areas of the brain Factors associated with variations in patterns of attachment...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course PSY 313 taught by Professor Sosa during the Spring '08 term at CSU Northridge.

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