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Unformatted text preview: HD 362 -- Human Bonding Dr. Campa Fall 2007 PRELIM ONE STUDY GUIDE The first prelim will be given in class on Tuesday September 25 th and you will have the entire period to work on it. It will cover lectures from August 28 th through September 20 th , and corresponding assigned readings (see below for details). The exam will contain both multiple-choice and short essay questions, and count for 25% of your course grade. In general, the questions are designed to test understanding and integration more than simple memorization (see below for examples from previous exams). On Tuesday, February 27 h , some time will be reserved for answering any questions you may have about the readings or lecture material. Keep in mind that the graduate TAs are available to help during their weekly walk-in hours (see the syllabus for times and locations) and that TakeNote is on reserve at Mann and Uris libraries. Exam questions may be based on any of the lecture material but, for the readings, there are specific sections and issues you are advised to focus on. Questions drawn from the readings will address only the following: -------------------------------------------------------- Reis & Collins: Focus your review on the following sections: Why relationships matter (pp. 233-234) and Relationships and development (pp. 235- 236). Bowlby: Be familiar with the history that led Bowlby to the development of attachment theory; also focus on the sections: The childs tie to his mother (pp. 24 29) and Research (pp. 36-38). Wright: There will be no questions about this paper. Hofer: Focus your review on the following sections: Why is early maternal separation stressful (pp. 85 86) and How can early relationships have lasting effects (pp. 86 87). Ainsworth et al.: Be familiar with the behavior of infants in each of the three categories both at home and in the strange situation paradigm. Spieker et al: Be familiar with the 2 hypothesized mechanisms presented in the paper as well as the evidence for and against each. Suomi: Focus your review on the following sections: Effects of Maternal Deprivation (pp. 175-177), Effects of Disruptions in Maternal Care (pp. 178-179), and Effects of Unusually Secure Early Attachments (pp. 179-181). Pellis & Pellis: Be familiar with the evidence for the mechanisms (brain and social) that relate play fighting to social and cognitive outcomes. Fullard & Reiling: Be familiar with Lorenzs concept of babyness and the major findings on age- and gender-related differences and changes in the appeal of infant versus adult features. Fink & Penton-Voak: Focus on the cues of symmetry, averageness, and sexually dimorphic hormone markers (pp. 102-103) and the various interpretations of/theories about their significance in attraction and mating....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course HD 3620 taught by Professor Campa,m. during the Fall '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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