PSYC2004Spr10lec8post

PSYC2004Spr10lec8post - I. Development As Combination of...

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I. Development As Combination of Predisposition and Environment A. The Outdated Nature-Nurture Controversy B. Illustrations of Biological and Environmental Causes---Clinical Disorders 1. Depression 2. Schizophrenia I. Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development A. Thought Processes Involved B. The Stages C. Criticisms
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Development Nature and Nurture is a FALSE dichotomy. Behaviors, personalities, etc. are always a product of BOTH.
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Nature and Nurture RICHARD MULCASTER (1582) NATURE -- biological endowment (now called genetic inheritance) NURTURE -- environmental conditions in which individual develops together , the two forces impact child development
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Nature and Nurture FRANCIS GALTON (1800s) tended to look for the importance of one force over the other claimed that nature predominated over nurture in explaining differences in intellectual abilities beginning of nature-nurture debate
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Today, we always say development is a product of both. ALWAYS.
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If you discuss the development of some behavioral characteristic, you are always talking about multiple causal factors.
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