Exam 1 Study Guide Child Psyc

Exam 1 Study Guide Child Psyc - 1. Genetic foundations of...

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Exam 1 Study Guide - This list of topics is meant as a guide to focus your studying for the exam. Several questions may be asked on each topic; therefore, you should be familiar with the details and overall concepts associated with each of them. Chapter 1: History, Theory, and Research Strategies 1. Periods of Development (prenatal through adolescence) 2. Major Issues in Developmental Psychology (nature vs. nurture, etc.) 3. Foundations of Developmental Psychology (preformationism through Darwin) 4. Developmental Theories: - Psychoanalytic, Behaviorism, Cognitive-Developmental, Information-Processing, Ethology, Sociocultural, Ecological Systems Theory 5. Developmental Research Designs (longitudinal, cross-sectional, longitudinal-sequential) Chapter 2: Biological and Environmental Foundations
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Unformatted text preview: 1. Genetic foundations of development (DNA, mitosis, meiosis, etc.) 2. Genetic environmental relationships - behavioral genetics, genetic environmental correlations, etc. 3. The epigenetic framework Chapter 3: Prenatal Development 1. The period of the zygote (blastocyst, amnion, chorion, etc.) 2. The period of the embryo - ectoderm, mesoderm, endoderm; emergence of the senses 3. The period of the fetus 4. Environmental influences - effects of teratogens 5. Maternal factors 6. Prenatal monitoring techniques Chapter 4: Birth and the Newborn Baby 1. The signs that labor is approaching 2. The 3 stages of childbirth 3. Characteristics of the newborn 4. Anoxia 5. The newborns capacities (reflexes, states, sensory systems) 6. The Apgar Scale...
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