Exam 2...Chapter 5 Outline

Exam 2...Chapter 5 Outline - Fall 2011: Professor Moses PSY...

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Fall 2011: Professor Moses PSY 331 Chapter 5: Outline for Exam 2 THE STUDY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Chapter Organizer Below are specific topics to focus on in preparation for the second exam. Biological growth • Size, proportion • Muscle and bone development, effects they have on infant’s abilities • Brain, exuberant synaptogenesis, timing of peak synaptic density in visual area and frontal lobe Perception and movement • Reaching and grasping, visually initiated reaching, visually guided Changes in manual dexterity (especially changes 7-12 mos) • Locomotion What is the average age when infants reach milestones sitting up unaided, crawling, walking with support/cruising, walking alone? Table 5.9 What impact does locomotion have on infants’ emotional development? What impact does practice or lack of practice of different motor activities have on motor development? (including cultural comparison examples in book, pp. 174-175) Cognitive development Piaget’s theory Substage 3 (age range, name, characteristics of substage,
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