Psych Review Exam3 Part 1

Psych Review Exam3 Part 1 - Psych Review Exam #3, Part 1...

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Psych Review Exam #3, Part 1 Human Development Periods of development: - Prenatal Period: before birth - Infancy: 18-24 months - Early Childhood: (2-6) preschool, gain independence learns skills to get ready for school. - (6-11) learn reading writing, math. Achievement is very important - Adolescence: transitional period from childhood to early adulthood. Identity, more time is spent with peers than family, learn independence. - Early Adulthood: late tend and early 20’s. start to formulate a career, family, marriage etc… - Middle Adulthood: 35-45 until retirement. Have a family and career life, have children and live out your life. - Late Adulthood: 60’s until death. Decline in physical and mental abilities. Prenatal development: -Germinal stage: first two weeks of conception, lots of rapid cell division called a zygote. - Embryonic : 3-9 weeks. Head starts to form, nervous and circulatory systems start to form as well. (heart, brain organs form) - Fetal stage: 9 weeks until birth. - 8 weeks- starts to be responsive to touch - 16-18 weeks: movements become very strong, hair begins to grow, major organs begin to function - 24 weeks: has most of the characteristics of a newborn, can live outside the mother at this time if born prematurely. Teratogens: environmental agents such as a drug, chemical, virus or other factor that produce a birth defect. -
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course PSY 202 taught by Professor Henriques during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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Psych Review Exam3 Part 1 - Psych Review Exam #3, Part 1...

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