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PSY 150A1: Structure of Mind and Behavior Study Guide #3Fall 2018Chapter 12: Developmental PsychologyWhat is developmental psychology?What are the 3 stages of prenatal development? Describe the major changes that happen at each of these
stages.What is a teratogen? Give some examples of teratogens.
What is Down syndrome? Describe the major symptoms of Down syndrome.
Describe how brain development changes during prenatal development, during childhood, and duringadolescence.Describe the groundbreaking work of Jean Piaget. Be sure to include answers to the following:
oAccording to Piaget, why is schema development important during childhood? How doassimilation and accommodation help children develop schemas?
oDescribe Piaget’s 4 stage model of cognitive development, and the cognitive skills that developat each stage. Be sure to include the following terms:

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