Exam 2...Chapter 4 Outline

Exam 2...Chapter 4 Outline - Fall 2011: Professor Moses PSY...

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Fall 2011: Professor Moses PSY 331 Chapter 4: Outline for Exam 2 THE STUDY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Chapter Organizer Below are specific topics to focus on in preparation for the second exam. Use the study tool that you are generating for homework to study the age at which different abilities emerge or change during infancy and to see which changes cluster together. **SEE ALSO THE TIME TABLE ON PAGE 120. It covers material that is coming up in future chapters (such as social development), but it is a good aid for getting an overview of changes in infancy and quizzing yourself to see if you can generate the details on the topics listed.** Development of the brain • Additive events (pre- and postnatal): neurogenesis, migration, arborization, synaptogenesis, myelination Time frame in which the events begin and end (for example, migration begins ~ 6 weeks post gestation and is mostly concluded by birth). (Prenatal timing was also covered in Exam 1.) • Subtractive events (pre- and postnatal): cell death, axon retraction, synapse elimination Time frame in which the events take place What role do subtractive events play in development? • KEY: Which events are taking place in prenatal period, which in
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This note was uploaded on 10/24/2011 for the course PSY 331 taught by Professor Moses during the Fall '08 term at San Diego State.

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