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Unformatted text preview: The Developmental Psychologist does the following: Examines past experiences and influences in order to understand current behavior. Uses current behavior to predict future behavior. Who we are is assumed to be a function of past experiences. Development begins long before the child is born. From conception, there are changes happening all of the time. In addition, many factors influence how the child develops before birth - in fact, I am often find myself thinking how amazing it is that ANY child is born healthy. One major influence, is MATERNAL HEALTH....
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.
- Spring '10
- Developmental Psychology