FINAL- Development

FINAL- Development - Development Study Guide: Chapter 10...

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Development Study Guide: Chapter 10 Stages of prenatal development Germinal stage: 1st phase of prenatal development, first 2 weeks after conception Embryonic stage: 2 weeks-2 months, begin to see cell differentiation Fetal stage: 2 months-birth, bodily growth, brain cells multiply Age of viability: between 22 and 26 months: age at which a baby can survive in the case of a premature birth. Studies on infant day care Cephalocaudal trend Describes the fact that children tend to gain control over the upper part of their bodies before the lower part. Proximodistal trend Describes the fact that children gain control over their torsos before their extremities. Maturation Maturation is development that reflects the gradual unfolding of one’s genetic blueprint. It omes with age, not experience and learning. Attachment Attachment refers to the close, emotional bonds of affection that develop between infants and their caregivers. Separation anxiety Separation anxiety is emotional distress seen in many infants when they are separated from people with whom they have formed an attachment. This usually develops between 6 and 8 months of age. Erik Erikson Erikson partitioned the life into 8 stages, each characterized by a psychosocial crisis involving transitions in important social relationships. According to Erikson, personality
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course PSYC 101 taught by Professor Loeb during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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FINAL- Development - Development Study Guide: Chapter 10...

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