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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) Synaptogenesis & synaptic pruning 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 one’s 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 • Harlow’s monkey studies – what are the implications of such studies? Why should we care? • Bowlby’s perspective • Andrew Meltzoff’s 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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