205 Review sheet 1 Fall 2011

205 Review sheet 1 Fall 2011 - -evolutionary processes...

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Psychology 205 – Review Sheet for Quiz 1, Fall 2011 You will have 33 multiple choice items (3 pts each). You are responsible for text book chapters 1-3 (not including birth!), working group discussions, and all lectures. In order to do well you will need to understand and be able to apply the following concepts/areas of study: -frameworks and theories of development, basic concepts associated with each theory, commonalities and differences between and among them: (Psychodynamic, Social Learning, Constructivist, Sociocultural) -issues of developmental science (nature vs. nurture, plasticity, continuity vs. discontinuity, qualitative vs. quantitative, critical periods vs. sensitive periods -basic research designs, strengths and weaknesses (i.e. naturalistic observations, self reports, experiments, clinical methods, ethnography, triangulation) Causation vs. Correlation, Correlation coefficient -ethical standards in child development research
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Unformatted text preview: -evolutionary processes (heredity, genes, phenotype, genotypes, natural selection) - Chromosomal and genetic abnormalities, explanations for and manifestations of-heritability and kinship studies-periods of prenatal development: *Germinal (zygote, cleavage, heterochrony, heterogeneity, cephalocaudal and proximodistal patterns of development implantation) *Embryonic (amnion, chorion, placenta, umbilical cord, ectoderm, endoderm, mesoderm, process of sexual differentiation *Fetal (sensory capacities, fetal activity)-brain development in the embryo, fetus, and infant (neurons, axon, dendrites, synapse, neurotransmitter, myelin, central nervous system); connections to behaviors-environmental influences on prenatal development and results in the child Role of individualities in prenatal development (genetic, developmental, behavioral, psychic, social)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course PSYCH_OX 205 taught by Professor Dr.owen-smith during the Fall '11 term at Emory.

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