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CHDV Final Review 1 CHDV 105 7 May 2018 Child Development Final Review A good theory predicts the topic or phenomenon that occurs Social Policies - Plans established by agencies to achieve a particular purpose to members of society. Nature Vs. Nurture - Debate is central to whether a child’s development is the result of genetic endowment or environment. Validity - Something that measures what it is trying to measure. Reliability - Whether something that is measured will be measured again in a repeated testing situation. Naturalistic Observation - Studying how people are naturally in their environment without manipulating the environment. Observer Bias - When the observer bias’ the results based on knowing what they are searching for in a naturalistic observation. Participant Reactivity - When a participant reacts differently knowing someone is observing them. Structured Observation - Where the observations are done in the lab or controlled environment, the downfall is that children might not act how they would in real life. Questionnaire Method - Beneficial as it allows a person to question and get data from many people all at once. Correlational Study - Has to do with looking at two variables and seeing if they both go up at the same time, down at the same time or opposite directions together. This is a weak
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