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Chapter 4: Developing Through the Life Span
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Chapter Overview Prenatal Development and the Newborn Infancy and Childhood Adolescence Adulthood 
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Developmental Psychology Branch of psychology that studies  __________, __________, and  __________ change throughout the life  span Development is a __________ process
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Conception and Prenatal Development __________ Ovary releases egg, sperm  penetrates, fertilizes egg  __________ Conception to _____ weeks Period of rapid cell division, implantation to uterus __________ _____ weeks to _____ months Organs form and begin to 
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Prenatal Development __________ _____ weeks to birth Recognizably human Fingernails/toenails __________ Eyelids open/close By end of ____ month, all organ systems are  immature but __________ Responsive to __________ __________are harmful agents to fetus
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The Competent Newborn Newborns are equipped with  reflexes suited for survival __________  reflex:  tendency to turn  toward touch, open mouth, and search  for nipple Can see, hear, smell Turn toward  ____________________ Prefer “ __________ ” images Know  __________  scent
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Infancy and Childhood Physical Development Brain development ____________________ growing At puberty, “__________” occurs __________ development
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