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830:331 Infant and Child Development Review Questions for Midterm Chapter 1: Introduction to Child Development 1. Explain the four enduring themes in child development and give an example for each. 2. What are the procedures involved in the scientific method? 3. Describe three contexts for gathering data. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? Chapter 2: Prenatal Development and the Newborn Period 1. Explain why some of an individual’s genes are expressed and some are not. 2. Please name and describe the cells necessary for conception. 3. Although more males are conceived, fewer males are born. Why? 4. What are the four major developmental processes that transform a zygote into an embryo and then into a fetus? 5. Please describe at least one study that provides evidence for learning in the human fetus? 6. What were the results of the classic experiment by DeCasper and Spence (1986) and what do they tell us about fetal learning? 7. Explain how the effects of the environment on childbirth are important beginning before conception. 8.
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 830:331 taught by Professor Yang during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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