InfantChildClass 3.30

InfantChildClass 3.30 - Ecological Theory of Learning...

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Ecological Theory of Learning Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989) - Imprinting   Ethology  Imprinting  – a)  b)  c) 
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Brain Sizes of Various  Primates and Humans Humans are  “a slow- developing, big- brained species”  compared to  other primates The larger the  brain size of  various primates,  the longer their  developmental  period
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Evolutionary Theory of Learning Trivers (1972) - Parental Investment A theory that
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Evolutionary Theory of Learning Trivers (1972) - Environmental Investment Surroundings that are not species-typical could have negative  consequences.   Providing too much stimulation may alter normal development
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The Case of Child Maltreatment Child maltreatment  In comparison to other youngsters, maltreated children  have 1.              2.         3.  In adolescence and adulthood, individuals with a history of  maltreatment are at risk for developing serious  psychopathologies
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course 331 464 taught by Professor Hsu during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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