ch 1 class notes - Through research, theories are modified...

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CHAD 67 Life-Span Development : 0. Different Types of “Age” 0. Chronological Age 0. 1. Biological Age 1. 2. 2. Mental functioning 3. 3. Based on social roles & expectations Three Domains of Development 1. Biosocial 0. 2. Cognitive 1. Mental Processes 2. 3. Psychosocial 3. 4. Changes in relationships, personality, feelings Scientific Method (p. 17) 0. Ask a question 1. 2. Test the hypothesis 3. 4. Share findings Testing the Hypothesis 0. Observation 0. 1. Lab vs. natural environment 2. Determines 3. Does not determine 1
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Experiments 4. Other ways to collect data 1. 2. 3. 4. Ethical Research 5. Time Span of Research 4. 4. Different ages studied at one time 5. Longitudinal 5. 6. Sequential 6. How does research relate to theories?
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Unformatted text preview: Through research, theories are modified to reflect new data and occasionally new theories arise. (Santrock, 2006, p. 55) Main Theories of Human Development See table Nature v. Nurture 5. Nature: 0. Development is based on 6. Nurture: 1. Development is based on Nature v. Nurture Are you a product of your environment or your genes? Consider the following: 0. Physical Looks 1. Weight/Build 2. Intelligence 2 3. Personality 4. Interests & Hobbies 5. Career interests & goals 6. Religious or spiritual beliefs Nature v. Nurture 7. Autism 8. ADHD 9. Theories: 7. Psychoanalytic 8. Behavioral 9. Cognitive 10.Sociocultural 11.Epigenetic What to Know Ch. 1 & 2 3...
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