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CHFD 2200 14:05 Syllabus Arrive early b4 exams Exams are noncumulative 50 questions multiple choice final is optional Chapter 1     Exploring Lifespan Development     A pattern of change involving growth and decline Human development is interdisciplinary The field     Scientific/research based Applied takes hard science and applies it to help people Developmental changes are a result of biological, cognitive, and socioemotional  processes Many forces influence development:      (3) Sociocultural and environmental contexts o Culture o Ethnicity o Socioeconomic status    
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o Gender o Family/parenting o (quality of) education Historical circumstances o Cohort effects  (group of ppl born at same time and go through same  experiences) o Womens rights movement o Sexual revolution o 9/11 Life events or unusual circumstances impacting on the specific  individual non-normative experiences o Parental divorce o Severe illness o Car accident o Winning lottery o Having a parent incarcerated o Death of a parent or sibling o House fire Characteristics of the lifespan perspective      (3) Development is Multidimensional Lifelong (develop throughout our whole lives) Multidirectional
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o Incline and decline at each stage Periods of development      (8) Prenatal Conception to birth Infancy and toddlerhood Birth to 2  Early childhood 2-6 middle childhood 6-11 adolescence 11-18 (or 20) early adulthood 18 (or 20) to 40 middle adulthood 40-65 late adulthood 65-death theory      (3 fold aim) an orderly, integrated set of statements that… describes
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explains  predicts …behavior Theories differ in understanding human development as: Continuous or discontinuous o Continuous:  one trajectory of development that increases; smooth  transition; we aren’t qualitatively different are different stages o Discontinuous:  stage theory; we are qualitatively different from one stage  to the next More influence from nature or nurture o Nature : inborn, biological givens-based on genes o Nurture : physical and social environment o Nature and nurture are interactive o Nature can influence nurture Ppl born with a disability treated differently  Twins treated the same o Nurture influence nature The kind of parenting you get can influence your health
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14:05 9 discussions best 8; 12.25 points each Ethology     Study of adaptive value of behavior and its evolutionary history Human behavior in general o Critical period You have to get something from your environment or you wont develop  properly; socialization o Sensitive period Second language: children learn faster Vygotsky’s (Russian) Sociocultural theory
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