Review exam 1 F07 Infant and Child Development

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Infant and Child Development F07 Review Sheet, Exam 1 Basics : Material covered: Chapters 1-6 and the Fetal Life course reading. These pages from chapter 5 will not be covered (pgs 141-145, 152-153, 156-157, 159, 165- 171) 73 Multiple choice and T/F questions evenly divided among the chapters (each question is worth (73 x 3 points) + 1 bonus = 220 points) Scantrons will be provided, bring two pencils Practice questions are available for the text by logging into the McGraw Hill Online Learning Center ( ) and for the course reading by logging in to PowerWeb ( ). No special permission codes are needed to access either website. See p. 2 of the course syllabus for PowerWeb instructions. Key concepts to know: Differences between historical and “modern” studies of child development Major types of sociocultural contexts Major theories/theorists and where they stand on the major issues of nature-
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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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