Test 3 Review Mods 7,8,9,10,23,24,25,36,37,38,39

Test 3 Review Mods 7,8,9,10,23,24,25,36,37,38,39 - Exam...

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Exam Review 3 Name: Delonta Holmes and Paris Miles Teacher: David Daniel Class: General Psychology Date: 10/18/09 Questions/Main Ideas: Notes Mod 7 Developmental Issues, Prenatal Development, and the Newborn Developmental Psychologist -scientist who study physical, cognitive, and social changes throughout the life cycle. -Womb to tomb( from birth to death) Zygote -the fertilized egg, it enters a2 week period of rapid cell division and develops into the embryo Embryo - The developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertilization through the second month. Fetus -the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception to birth Teratogens -agents, such as chemicals and viruses, that can reach the embryo or fetus during prenatal development and cause harm Fetal alcohol syndrome(FAS) - Physical and cognitive abnormalities in children caused by a pregnant woman’s heavy drinking. In severe cases, symptoms may include noticeable facial misporportions. Issues in developmental Psychology -Nature vs. Nurture. (Ex. The movie trading places where they experimented taking a homeless person off the street and making him a wealthy business man. Seeing how well he could a adapt .Eddie Murphy. -Continuity vs. Discontinuity in Development -Continuity is the quantitative change, or change in amount - Discontinuity is the qualitative change or change in type (EX. If something has stages you have discontinuity) Jena Piaget things he proposed -Those who emphasize biological maturation see development as a series of stages. The stage theory that all children pass through four discrete, age0linked stages of cognitive development. - Although research casts doubt on the idea that life proceeds through age linked stages , there are spurts of brain growth during childhood and puberty that correspond roughly to the stages proposed by piaget Module 8 Infancy and Childhood Individual Differences in Development - Honor and dyslexia - Differences vs. Deficit(ADHD) - Time( Variable) 3 Interdependent Domains - Cognitive(Thinking) - Socioemotional (Social and Emotion) - Biological (physical) Piaget - Scheme - Organize ways of making sense of Experience - Piagets Stages of Cognitive Development 1.) Sensori-motor 2.) Preoperational (logic) 3.) Concrete Operational (based on own Experience) 4.) Formal Operational Maturation - Refers to the biological growth processes that enable orderly changes in behavior, relatively uninfluenced by experience or other environmental factors. - Example.) The ability to walk depends on a certain level of neural and muscular maturation. For this reason, until the toddlers body is physically ready to walk, practice “walking” has little effect.
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Cognition -refers to all the mental processes associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating Schemas - In Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, they are mental concepts or frameworks that organize and interpret information. Assimilation
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