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Unformatted text preview: Developing through the Life Span Midterm • Multiple Choice • Mike will hold a review session • If I cover it in class, it will likely show up on the midterm • If something does not make sense in lecture, ask me a question in lecture or come to office hours. Answering questions over email is not as effective for you. Development is the study of Change • Social development • Neural development • Physical Development Prenatal Development • Fertilized eggs, called F zygotes, become embryos 40 days 45 days 60 days 4 months Fetus Prenatal Development • Zygote and fetus are vulnerable to environmental toxins (e.g. viruses, drugs) 40 days 45 days 60 days 4 months What do newborns know? • How to survive • How to move limbs away from pain • Turn head to get air • Communicate – Sucking – Crying Habituation • Research technique to study what infants know • A form of learning • Definition: A decrease in responding with repeated stimulation. – E.g. If you hear a siren, at first you attend to it but if it persists, eventually you ignore it (stop responding to it) Novelty Preference Procedure • Infants look longer at objects they think are novel (new) Infants will look at hybrid animal with dog’s head because they first focus on the face and since the dog’s face is new, they look longer at it Infancy and Childhood Motor Development First, infants begin to roll over. Next, they sit unsupported, crawl, and finally walk. Renee Altier for Worth Publishers Jim Craigmyle/ Corbis Phototake Inc./ Alamy Images Profimedia.CZ s.r.o./ Alamy Motor Development Individual differences in when each of these abilities sets in 25% walk by age 11 months 50 % within a week after first birthday 90% walk by 15 months Infant Memory Infantile amnesia : inability to remember events before ~ 3 years old. The earliest age of conscious memory is around 3½ years (Bauer, 2002). A 5-year-old has a sense of self and an increased long-term memory i Memory is linked to learning • Even though babies do not consciously recall events before 3 years old, they can and do learn. Babies learn to kick their leg to move the mobile Cognitive Development • Cognition: mental processes associated with thinking, knowing, remembering and communicating....
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2011 for the course PSYCH 10 taught by Professor Zaidel during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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