Developing throughout a lifespan pysc 2000

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 10/3/11 PSYC 2000 Developing Through the Life Span
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10/3/11 Prenatal Development and the Newborn Module 13
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10/3/11 Prenatal Development and the Newborn § Prenatal Development § The Competent Newborn
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10/3/11 Prenatal Development Zygote (a): fertilized egg; cell division lasts about 2 weeks Embryo (b): developing human organism from 2 weeks until 2nd month Fetus (c and d): developing human organism from 9
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10/3/11 Prenatal Development Teratogens are chemicals or viruses that can enter the placenta and harm the developing fetus.
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10/3/11 The Competent Newborn Infant Reflexes Inborn reflexes that aid survival, including the rooting reflex that helps infants locate food Other Reflexes: Moro, grasping, stepping, Babinski Roo ting Babi
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10/3/11 The Competent Newborn Newborns Turn their head in the direction of human voices Gaze longer at face-like images than bull’s-eye pattern Prefer to look at objects 8-12 inches away Can distinguish their mothers’ odor and voice
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10/3/11 Cognitive Development in the Investigators study infants getting habituated to objects  over some duration of time.  New objects are paid more attention than habituated ones,  showing learning (and thus, memory).  
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10/3/11 Infants’ tendency to gaze longer at novel stimuli than at familiar ones provides 1. Self-concepts 2. Egocentrism 3. Stranger anxiety 4. Memory capacities
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10/3/11 Infancy and Childhood Module 14
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10/3/11 Infancy and Childhood § Physical Development § Cognitive Development
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10/3/11 Infancy and Childhood Stage Span Infancy Newborn to toddler Childhood Toddler to teenager Infancy and childhood span from birth to teenage years. During these years the individual grows physically, cognitively and socially.
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Modules 3 Major Issues in Developmental  Psychology Issue Details 1.) Nature/Nurture How do genetic inheritance  ( our nature ) and experience  ( the nurture we receive influence our behavior?
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course PYSC 2000 taught by Professor Munson during the Fall '10 term at LSU.

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