Lecture 3. Developing through the life span

Lecture 3. Developing through the life span - Announcements...

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Announcements Announcements c Online Assignments Completion Grades (1) should be posted c Online Chat with the Instructor – MSN Messenger [email protected] c Participation in Experiments SONA sign in c Instructor Feedback from Last Week More interaction (22) More examples (12) More videos/visuals (11) Cover material slower (16)
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Last Week Last Week c How does the mind “talk” to the body? What biological structures allow this conversation? In what ways can this be interfered with? Diseases… Drugs… c How are the mind’s functions tied to the brain? c How is sleep important to the brain’s functioning? c How do our environments and genetics influence who we are?
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Developing Through the Lifespan Week Three Module 9 – Infancy and Childhood Module 10 – Adolescence Module 11 – Adulthood and Reflections on Developmental Issues Psychology 101 – Section 004
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Today’s Overview Today’s Overview c How do newborns, children, teens and older adults differ in terms of their development? Physically, Cognitively and Socially? c What major milestones are accomplished during each of these stages? c What should be of concern during each of these stages?
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Prenatal Development Prenatal Development Module 8
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Prenatal Development Prenatal Development First Trimester (first 3 months) 8 Weeks “EMBRYO” Formation of the Face Brain is forming Heartbeat is detectable with ultrasound Arms and Legs are moving 4 Weeks “ZYGOTE” Less than 1/10” long Spinal cord, brain, stomach, heart & lungs begin developing Amniotic sac envelopes the body 12 Weeks “FETUS” Fingerprints are present Sex distinguishable Can smile, frown arms and legs are moving
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Prenatal Development Prenatal Development Second Trimester (middle 3 months) 20 - 24 Weeks Weighs about 1 lb Hair, eyelashes Heartbeat is detectable with stethoscope Can hiccup, suck its thumb, 16 Weeks Strong Heartbeat toenails are developing Downy hair covers the body Weighs about 4 ounces
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Prenatal Development Third Trimester (last 3 months) 36 – 40 Weeks Weighs 6 – 10 lbs Skin is less wrinkled Gaining immunities from the mother Much less active in the last few days before birth 28 - 32 Weeks Weighs 3 - 5 lbs Responds to sounds Rudimentary breathing abilities Very active!! Periods of sleeping
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