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Unformatted text preview: Development Across the Lifespan 1. Fetal Development 2. Child Development 3. Adolescence 4. Adulthood and Aging 1. Fetal Development n Gametes Sperm Egg n Chromosomes XX = female XY = male n Maturation Fetal Development n Trimesters n Zygote A fertilized egg n Embryo 2 - 8 weeks after conception n Fetus 8 weeks until birth Fetal Development: Teratogens n Chemicals Alcohol, heroin, cocaine, environmental pollutants, caffeine, smoking n Viruses flu, chicken pox, rubella, HIV n Radiation n Diet, stress Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders n Description n Effects on cognitive abilities, effects on social abilities Thomas et al., 1998 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders n Outcomes for people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders n Possibility of effects via the father n Epigenetics via the methylation of the DNA in the sperm Streissguth, et al., 1996 Child Development: Reflexes Present at Birth (and How Long They Last) n Withdrawal (10 days) n Stepping (2 months) n Sucking (3 months) n Rooting (3-4 months) n Palmar grasp (4 months) n Startle (5 months) n Swimming (6 months) n Tonic neck (7 months) n Plantar (1 year) n Babinski (1 year) n Eye blink (life) Child Development: Temperament n Approach style n Withdrawal style n Importance of biological variables Child Development...
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