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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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- Spring '08