PSYC 101 Chapter 8 PowerPoints

PSYC 101 Chapter 8 PowerPoints - Development Across the...

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Development Across the Lifespan Chapter 8
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Chapter 8 Learning Objective Menu LO 8.1 Special research methods used to study development LO 8.2 Relationship between heredity and environmental factors LO 8.3 Chromosomes, genes, DNA and multiple births LO 8.4 Germinal, embryonic, and fetal periods of pregnancy LO 8.5 Physical changes in infancy and childhood LO 8.6 Looking at cognitive development and how language develops LO 8.7 Developing personalities, forming relationships and Erikson’s first four stages of psychosocial development LO 8.8 How adolescents develop formal operation, moral thinking and adolescent’s search for identity LO 8.9 Physical and cognitive changes during adulthood and aging LO 8.10 Theories of why aging occurs and stages of death and dying LO 8.11 How attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder affects adults
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Developmental Research Designs Human development - the scientific study of the changes that occur in people as they age from conception until death. Longitudinal design - research design in which one participant or group of participants is studied over a long period of time. Cross-sectional design - research design in which several different age groups of participants are studied at one particular point in time. Cross-sequential design - research design in which participants are first studied by means of a cross- sectional design but also followed and assessed for a period of no more than six years. LO 8.1 Special research methods used to study development Menu
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Menu LO 8.1 Special research methods used to study development
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Menu LO 8.1 Special research methods used to study development
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Longitudinal Design Tested at 1 year (Time 1) Again at 4 years (Time 2) Again at 7 years (Time 3) Same Participants Different Times Different Times Different Times Compare Compare
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Cross-Sectional Design 1-year-olds 4-year-olds 7-year-olds Compare Compare Same Time Different Participants Different Participants Different Participants Same Time
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Nature versus Nurture Nature - the influence of our inherited characteristics on our personality, physical growth, intellectual growth, and social interactions. Nurture - the influence of the environment on personality, physical growth, intellectual growth, and social interactions. Behavioral genetics – focuses on nature vs. nurture. LO 8.2 Relationship between heredity and environmental factors Menu
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Genetics and Development Genetics - the science of inherited traits. DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) - special molecule that contains the genetic material of the organism. Gene - section of DNA having the same arrangement of chemical elements.
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2010 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Nahad during the Spring '07 term at Ivy Tech Community College.

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