September 15 Chapter 4 Development

September 15 Chapter 4 Development - September 15, 2005...

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September 15, 2005 Chapter 4: Development We will talk about development today Child psychology is different than developmental psychology Virtual reality can be used as a stimulus on children when studying fear Learning goes on in the uterus Child Psychology Can we describe the behavior of children? Can we predict events later in life from events early in life? Can we intervene and change the outcome for the better? Some might be interested in children watching violent television. Developmental psychologist found that children raised by schizophrenic moms are more likely to develop the disease themselves. Dr. Harrison was in charge of raising monkeys left behind by their mother. These monkeys are known as choo-choo monkeys because of their rocking habits. Monkeys who are given a towel to cuddle are more likely to mate and be social. Children who have been raised by depressed moms do not register emotions accurately. Children who were abused are likely to abuse themselves.
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course PSYC 2004 taught by Professor Dmharris during the Fall '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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