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Chapter 10 - Chapter10:HumanDevelopment 16:56 Special...

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Chapter 10: Human Development 16:56 Special Considerations in Human Development DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY: study of how behavior changes over the life span POST HOC FALLACY: false assumption that because on event occurred before another even, it must have caused that event Bidirectional Influences: children’s experiences influence their development, but their development also influences their experiences Keeping an Eye on Cohort Effects CROSS-SECTIONAL DESIGN: research design that examines people of different ages at a single point in time Don’t control for COHORT EFFECTS: effects observed in a sample of participants that results from individuals in the sample growing up at the same time LONGITUDINAL DESIGN: research design that examines development in the same group of people on multiple occasions over time Does control for cohort effects Allows us to examine true developmental effects : changes over time within individuals as a consequence of growing older Externalizing behaviors
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course PSYCH 110 taught by Professor Marino during the Spring '11 term at Emory.

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