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Quiz #4 Vocab - Chapter 3: Developmental Psychology Notes...

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Chapter 3: Developmental Psychology Notes Developmental Psychologists study the changes in behavior, attitudes and mind as a function of time. (Quantitative and Qualitative) Characteristics that change with time: -Physical -Cognitive -Social -Moral -Sexual Nature: Genetic Inheritance Nurture: Environmental Factors Konrad Lorenz: “Imprinting in goslings (Nature) Nico Tinbergen: Egg-rolling behavior in geese. (Nature) BF Skinner: Selective breeding (Nurture) Twins: Monozygotic (Identical) vs. Dizygotic (Fraternal) 1) Adoption Studies: Monozygotic twins reared in different homes. But, adopted children may not be representative of the larger population. 2) Compare Concordance Rates for Co-Twins: If concordance rate of MZ twin is higher than DZ twins, then there is a strong genetic influence on development. Fertilization: If all goes well, cell division results in a 100-trillion cell person. Each cell of the human body:
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Quiz #4 Vocab - Chapter 3: Developmental Psychology Notes...

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