215- Review Sheet 1

215- Review Sheet 1 - Psychology 215 Spring 2009 Exam I...

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Psychology 215 Spring 2009 Exam I Study Sheet 1. Introduction Definition and boundaries of adolescence (early, middle, late); Biological, cognitive, and social transitions of adolescence; Identity, autonomy, sexuality, intimacy, achievement; Historical views: Stanley Hall (Stress-and-Storm view), Margaret Mead, Inventionists; Psychoanalytic theories (Freud, Erikson); Cognitive theories (Piaget, Vygotsky, Information-Processing theory); Behaviorism (Skinner, operant conditioning), social learning (Bandura); Ecological theory (levels of environment); Adolescence development as a science – scientific method (sample, population); Types of research methods; pros and cons; Research designs – Correlational vs. experimental; cross-sectional vs. longitudinal; Ethical issues – ingroup bias; Reliability and generalizability of research. 2. Physical Development Definition of puberty, physical features, primary vs. secondary sex characteristics; Endocrine system: hypothalamus, pituitary, glands, gonads (ovaries and testes), sex hormones
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