Chapter 1 Review - Berk, Ch 1, pp. 3-49: What is a theory?...

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Berk, Ch 1, pp. 3-49: What is a theory? An orderly integrated set of statements that describes, explains, and predicts behavior. Name and explain three basic issues in child development, on which most theories take a stand. > Course of Development continuous or discontinuous? Does one course cover all children or are there many developmental courses? Genetics or the environment more important? > What four factors has research on resiliency found seem to offer protection from stressful life events? > Personal Characteristics, A Warm Parental Relationship, Social Support Outside of the Imideate Family, Community Resources and Opportunity > How were children viewed in medieval Europe? > Vulnerable beings with a important period of developmental growth > How did John Locke and Jean Jacques Rousseau view children? > Locke- tabula rasa, blank slate, shaped entirely by experience, continuous, many courses, nurture. Rausseau- stages, nature, single unified course, and believed that children are noble born with sense of right and wrong. > What did G. Stanley Hall and Arnold Gesell contribute to the study of child development? > normative approach- measures of behavior are taken on large numbers of individuals statistics about certain ages, typical development. liked rouseau and darwin. > Describe the psychoanalytic theory, including its founder, as well as the five stages of
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Chapter 1 Review - Berk, Ch 1, pp. 3-49: What is a theory?...

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