Exam 1 Review Sheet- Berk- chap 1-3

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Lifespan Growth & Development Exam 1 Review Sheet (Chapters 1, 2, 3) The following are terms, concepts, etc. that you should familiarize yourself with before the exam. Know definitions, related statistics, associated theories and relevant examples of each concept. [ For example, with “Fetal Alcohol Syndrome” you should know what it is, what causes it, its symptoms/signs and other consequences of the condition. ] ***Any information covered in your text, and especially in lecture, may be on the exam.*** Chapter 1: History, Theory, & Research Strategies Eight developmental periods (prenatal period, etc.) Nature vs. Nurture controversy Continuous vs. Discontinuous development The lifespan perspective Development theories (behavioral, etc.) Ecological Systems theory Goals/purposes of lifespan theories Multiple contexts of development
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Unformatted text preview: Historical philosophies of childhood Correlational vs. Experimental research Developmental study designs (longitudinal, etc.) Ethical rights of research participants Chapter 2: Biological & Environmental Foundations Dominant vs. recessive trais, diseases, x-linked, etc. Down Syndrome Monozygotic vs. Dizygotic twins Genetic testing/counseling pros and cons Prenatal diagnostic methods Genotype vs. Phenotype Mutations Characteristics of North American poor Epigenetic framework Chapter 3: Prenatal Development, Birth, & the Newborn Baby Prenatal development (stages, what happens, etc.) Conception Sensitive & critical periods APGAR Low birth weight (pre-term vs. small-for-date) Teratogens (Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, etc.) Birth defects States of infant arousal Stages of birth/labor Newborn reflexes and senses...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course PSYCH 1 taught by Professor Berks during the Spring '10 term at Tarrant County.

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