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Ch10devel.post - Ch 10 Behavior over Ch 10 Behavior over the Lifespan the Lifespan Influences on Behavior Influences on Behavior • Experiments

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Unformatted text preview: Ch. 10: Behavior over Ch. 10: Behavior over the Lifespan the Lifespan Influences on Behavior Influences on Behavior • Experiments provide cross-sectional “snapshots” – IF exposed to aggression – THEN greater aggression exhibited – Does all aggression result from being exposed to aggression? • A causal factor…not the causal factor • Developmental psychology examines interactions over time Hypothetical Interaction Model of Hypothetical Interaction Model of Influences on Aggressive Behavior Influences on Aggressive Behavior Predisposing GENES Exposure to Violence Parenting Style Personality Traits Brain Structure And Function Prenatal Exposures Intelligence Reward Deficiency Depression Getting a Start in Life Getting a Start in Life • Chromosomes--strands of DNA • Gametes--each contribute 23 chromosomes – 23 pairs in the fertilized zygote Click here for disorders associated with specifi QuickTimeª and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. Stages of Prenatal Development Stages of Prenatal Development • Three Stages • Zygote – Weeks 1-2 • Embryo – Weeks 3-8 • Fetus – Week 9-38(ish) Week 7-Week 19: nervous system is organized •...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2009 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor Madigan during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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Ch10devel.post - Ch 10 Behavior over Ch 10 Behavior over the Lifespan the Lifespan Influences on Behavior Influences on Behavior • Experiments

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