Ch.8 Lecture

Ch.8 Lecture - Chapter 8 Human Development Issues in Human...

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Chapter 8 Human Development Issues in Human Development Nature Nurture Are we products of our Or are we products of genetic history and our environments and biology? experience? Are we born who we are? Or do we learn to be who we are? Give me a dozen healthy infants, well formed, and my own special work to bring them up in, and I’ll guarantee to take any one at random and train him to become any type of specialist I might select – doctor, lawyer, artist, merchant, chief, and yes, even beggar and thief – regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race of his ancestors. (Watson, 1958) Stability Change Do we have the same Or do we keep changing and characteristics as adults growing? that we had as children? Once a ________, always Or can a leopard change a ________? his/her spots? Does the trauma of negative Or is recovery fully possible events stay with us with adequate support and throughout our lives? later positive events? Continuity Discontinuity Is the course of Or are there major, development smooth abrupt shifts that occur and gradual? along the way? Are developmental Or are the changes changes quantitative qualitative (changes in (changes in amount )? type )? vocabulary growth crawling => walking Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development Sensorimotor o birth to 2 years old o understanding the world through…
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