Developmental Psych

Developmental Psych - Major Issues in Developmental...

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Major Issues in Developmental Psychology Continuity and stages Stability and Change (early & later debate)
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Stability and Change
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Research Methods Adolescent Development Prof. Campa Day 5
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At 12:10 you should know… The steps to the scientific method The types of research methods and research designs used by developmental psychologists The difference between probabilistic causality and deterministic causality
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Watching the news one night you were shocked to see a story about an adolescent girl who savagely attacked and beat another student in her school. In interviews with people who knew the girl, several people indicated that they were not surprised by her actions; after all, they said, she spent all her time watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer . Of course she was a violent girl.
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Developmental Study as a Science Scientific method: a general way to seek evidence to answer a question Formulate a research question Develop a hypothesis Test the hypothesis Draw conclusions Make findings available
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