Human Development

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Introduction to Psychology Lecture 10: Human Development
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Progress Before Birth: Prenatal Development • 3 phases SEE TEXT – germinal stage = first 2 weeks • conception, implantation, formation of placenta – embryonic stage = 2 weeks – 2 months • formation of vital organs and systems – fetal stage = 2 months – birth • bodily growth continues, movement capability begins, brain cells multiply • age of viability
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Figure 11.1 Overview of fetal development
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Environmental Factors and Prenatal Development Maternal nutrition SEE TEXT – Malnutrition linked to increased risk of birth complications, neurological problems, and psychopathology Maternal drug use – Tobacco, alcohol, prescription, and recreational drugs – Fetal alcohol syndrome Maternal illness – Rubella, syphilis, mumps, genital herpes, AIDS, severe influenza – Prenatal health care – Prevention through guidance
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Childhood: Motor Development • Basic Principles – Cephalocaudal trend – head to foot – Proximodistal trend – center-outward • Maturation – gradual unfolding of genetic blueprint • Developmental norms – median age – Cultural variations
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Childhood: Temperament • Thomas, Chess, and Birch (1970) – 3 basic temperamental styles
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