FCE Assignment 1 - development scientists might predict the...

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Carley Zimmerman FCE 225 Assignment –Chapter 1 1. The four major concerns of science are to “describe”, “explain”, “predict”, and “control”. Relating to human development, “describe” might be used to describe the ecological approach of human development. “Explain” might be used to explain the process of development, and the different stages that an individual experiences throughout their lifetime, including the details of each. When “predicting” in the subject of human
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Unformatted text preview: development, scientists might predict the amount of growth internally a child experiences based upon the amount of nurture they received in their younger childhood. Last, scientists once tried to “control” the amount of nurture and comfort a baby got only ending up in the death of the babies that received none. 2. Bronfenbrenner’s Model of Human Ecology:...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course FCE 225 taught by Professor Odom during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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