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FCS study guide #1 - 1. With respect to the history of...

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1. With respect to the history of lifespan studies, where was the research emphasis placed in the past (i.e., on what age group)? Childhood 2. When did the scientific study of adolescence emerge? Early 1900’s beginning of 19 th century 3. What is hall's "storm & stress" view? When adolescents hit puberty, satisfying period for teens 4. Why has neugartern argued that "age" is becoming less relevant with respect to human development????????????? 5. What are the basic tenets of piaget's, freud's & erikson's stage theories (i.e., what is the "general" meaning and order of the various stages)??????????????????? 6. What is the significance of each level in bronfenbrenner's system theory (e.g., what is a mesosytem)? When you try to get insight from connection 2 microsystems 7. What is the logic of the experimental approach (e.g, why is randomization used)? What is a cohort effect? Cohort is based on generation they were born in, age they grew up in 8. When does meiosis occur? Production of gametes 9. How might the age of a mother be related to genetic disorders (e.g., down syndrome)? Eggs are older and are more prone to genetic mutations, women’s bodies are older too 10. How does scarr conceptualize environment-genotype interaction? Passive genotype effect-parents who are genetically related to child provide environment that fits with the genotype of the child Evocative genotype-child's genotype is going to react to the environment (appearance and
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course FCS 1500 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Utah.

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