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Unformatted text preview: nurture, early-late experience, continuity-discontinuity (p. 52) Scientific method Research design (experimental vs. correlational) Meiosis vs mitosis Laws of genetic inheritance (homozygosity vs. heterozygosity) Chromosomal and gene-linked abnormalities Patterns of neonatal growth and development (cephalocaudal and proximodistal) What occurs at each period of prenatal development Causes and consequences of premature birth Key aspects of brain growth and the role that experience plays Concept of developmental plasticity Role of experience in motor development (visual cliff, baby walker experiments) Newborn reflexes (p. 181) The habituation paradigm Affordances Fetal learning All studies discussed in lecture Teratogenic effects of nicotine, caffeine, alcohol, maternal diseases Fetal programming (from the reading)...
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- Spring '07