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Name: Delonta Holmes and Paris Miles
Teacher: David Daniel
Class: General Psychology
Developmental Issues, Prenatal Development, and the Newborn
-scientist who study physical, cognitive, and social changes throughout the
to tomb( from birth to death)
-the fertilized egg, it enters a2 week period of rapid cell division and develops
into the embryo
The developing human organism from about 2 weeks after
fertilization through the second month.
-the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception to birth
-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
-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
Infancy and Childhood
Individual Differences in
Honor and dyslexia
Differences vs. Deficit(ADHD)
3 Interdependent Domains
Socioemotional (Social and Emotion)
Organize ways of making sense of Experience
Piagets Stages of Cognitive Development
Concrete Operational (based on own Experience)
Refers to the biological growth processes that enable orderly changes
in behavior, relatively uninfluenced by experience or other
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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-refers to all the mental processes associated with thinking, knowing,
remembering, and communicating
In Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, they are mental
concepts or frameworks that organize and interpret information.
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