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Outline 2 A. Few (if any) easy answers a. There are no real laws to behavior B. Causes and effects a. Rarely 1-to-1 cause-effect connections b. Often bi- directional causation; + or – spirals c. Different causes/ different effects/ different people i. The same cause can have very different effects in people d. Multiple causes and/or multiple effects in one person i. There are multiple expressions of a single cause in one given person ii. There are multiple causes of a single expressions in one given person e. Proportional causation i. Multiple causes have different weights on a single behavior f. Various factors influence each other i. Various shaping factors effect each other ii. C. Nature vs. Nurture a. A central issue in developmental psychology i. To what extent are you a product of one or the other ii. In most cases it is a product of both b. Unlike many problems psychologists deal with this surfaces in every day life c. If you learned something it is possible for you to unlearn it
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSYCH 212 taught by Professor Weaver during the Fall '07 term at Calvin.

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