Chapter7 - Development Across the Lifespan Chapter 7...

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Unformatted text preview: Development Across the Lifespan Chapter 7 Chapter 7 Learning Objective Menu • LO 7.1 Special research methods used to study development • LO 7.2 Relationship between heredity and environmental factors • LO 7.3 Chromosomes, genes and DNA • LO 7.4 How twins develop during pregnancy • LO 7.5 How conjoined twins adjust to being connected • LO 7.6 Germinal, embryonic, and fetal periods of pregnancy • LO 7.7 Physical changes in infancy and childhood • LO 7.8 Facts and myths concerning infant immunizations • LO 7.9 Three ways of looking at cognitive development • LO 7.10 How language develops • LO 7.11 How infants and children develop personalities and form relationships • LO 7.12 Erikson’s first four stages of psychosocial development • LO 7.13 Changes in puberty • LO 7.14 How adolescents develop formal operation and moral thinking • LO 7.15 Adolescent’s search for identity • LO 7.16 Physical and cognitive changes during adulthood and aging • LO 7.17 Work, relationships, parenting, aging, and death • LO 7.18 Theories of why aging occurs • LO 7.19 Stages of death and dying • LO 7.20 How attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder affects adults Developmental Research Designs • Human development- the scientific study of the changes that occur in people as they age from conception until death. • Longitudinal design- one participant or group of participants is studied over a long period of time. • Cross-sectional design- several different age groups of participants are studied at one particular point in time. LO 7.1 Special research methods used to study development Menu Longitudinal Design Tested at 1 year (Time 1) Again at 4 years (Time 2) Again at 7 years (Time 3) Longitudinal Design Tested at 1 year (Time 1) Again at 4 years (Time 2) Again at 7 years (Time 3) Same Participants Different Times Different Times Different Times Compare Compare Cross-Sectional Design...
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2008 for the course PSY 1013 taught by Professor Harrison during the Fall '08 term at Mississippi State.

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Chapter7 - Development Across the Lifespan Chapter 7...

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