EXAM #3 STUDY GUIDE

EXAM #3 STUDY GUIDE - PSYC355, Fall 2009 Study Guide Exam 3...

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PSYC355, Fall 2009 Study Guide – Exam 3 Below is a review of the main “points” or “concepts” for each lecture/chapter covered since the last mid-term. These broad questions should challenge your thinking and help you prepare for both the essay and multiple choice questions on the exam. In addition, some practice multiple choice questions are provided to test your knowledge more specifically. More practice multiple choice questions can be found at: http://bcs.worthpublishers.com/howchildrendevelop2e/ Theories of Social Development 10/28/2009 Chapter 9 How do the psychoanalytic theories of both (a) Freud and (b) Erikson view development? How are the two psychoanalytic theories similar and how are they different? How have these theories had an impact on current developmental research? How do the learning theories of (a) behaviorism, (b) operant conditioning, and (c) social learning theory view development? How are these theories similar and how are they different? How have these theories had an impact on current developmental research? How do (a) Selman’s stage theory of role taking, (b) Dodge’s information-processing theory of social problem solving, and (c) Dweck’s theory of self-attributions and achievement motivation view development? How are these theories of social cognition similar and how are they different? How have these theories had an impact on current developmental research? How do (a) ethological and evolutionary theories and (b) Bronfenbrenner’s bioecological model view development? How are these ecological theories of development similar and how are they different? How have these theories had an impact on current developmental research? In general be able to compare and contrast theories from all four “types” (psychoanalytic, learning, social cognition, and ethological/evolutionary). Emotional Development 11/02/2009 Chapter 10 How do developmental scientists view emotions? What is the role of emotions and why are they important for development? How does the expression of positive emotions change over time? How does the expression of negative emotions change over time? How does the expression of self-conscious emotions (i.e., embarrassment, pride, guilt, and shame) emerge?
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What is the role of culture in emotional development? How does children’s understanding of emotions develop and why is it important? Emotion Regulation 11/04/2009 Chapter 10 What is emotional self-regulation? How does it develop? Why is it important for development? What is temperament? What are the different aspects of temperament and how are they measured? What evidence is there that temperament is biologically endowed (i.e., genetic)? What is the role of temperament in determining children’s social adjustment? How do environmental factors influence various aspects of emotional development, including
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