OT 2250 Definitions

OT 2250 Definitions - Ch Word 4 accommodation 2 age of...

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Ch Word Definition 4 accommodation  according to Piaget, changing existing knowledge based on new knowledge 2 age of viability 3 alert inactivity 2 alleles  variations of genes 5 altruism 2 amniocentesis 2 amnion  inner sac in which the developing child rests 2 amniotic fluid  fluid that surrounds the fetus 4 animism  crediting inanimate objects with life and lifelike properties such as feelings 4 assimilation 5 attachment  enduring social-emotional relationship between infants and their caregivers 4 attention  processes that determine which information will be processed further by an individual 4 autobiographical memory  memories of the significant events and experiences of one’s own life 2 autosomes  first 22 pairs of chromosomes 5 avoidant attachment 3 axon 4 babbling  speech like sounds that consist of vowel-consonant combinations 3 basic cry 5 basic emotions  age at which a fetus can survive because most of its bodily systems function  adequately; typically at 7 months after conception  state in which a baby is calm with eyes open and attentive; the baby seems to be  deliberately inspecting the environment  prosocial behavior such as helping and sharing in which the individual does not  benefit directly from his or her behavior  prenatal diagnostic technique that involves withdrawing a sample of amniotic fluid  through the abdomen using a syringe  according to Piaget, taking in information that is compatible with what one already  knows  relationship in which infants turn away from their mothers when they are reunited  following a brief separation  tube like structure that emerges from the cell body and transmits information to other  neurons  cry that starts softly and gradually becomes more intense; often heard when babies  are hungry or tired  emotions experienced by humankind and that consist of three elements: a subjective  feeling, a physiological change, and an overt behavior
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2 behavioral genetics 1 biological forces  all genetic and health-related factors that affect development 1 4 cardinality principle 3 cell body  center of the neuron that keeps the neuron alive 4 centration 2 cephalocaudal principle  a principle of physical growth that states that structures nearest the head develop first 2 cerebral cortex  wrinkled surface of the brain that regulates many functions that are distinctly human 3 cerebral cortex  wrinkled surface of the brain that regulates many functions that are distinctly human 2 2 chorionic villus sampling  prenatal diagnostic technique that involves taking a sample of tissue from the chorion 2 chromosomes
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