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Essay summaries - Essay One Teratogens environmental...

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Essay One : - Teratogens: environmental agents (toxins) that causes deviations in normal development o Moore and Persaud’s (1998) 6 Principles o Examples Effect of alcohol Effect of tobacco Effect of marijuana o Interactive influence of biology and environment because… Demonstrates the importance of monitoring what the mother takes into her body during  pregnancy (in order to not effect the neonate during prenatal development) Demonstrates the critical periods of prenatal development and the extreme care needed (in  order to not effect the neonate negatively through environmental factors transmitted from  the mother to fetus through the placenta) - Institutionalization: environmental causes cognitive, motor, and social impairments in these children (as  opposed to normal development outside institutionalized care) o Dennis (1973) Lebanese Orphanage o Rutter (1998) Londoner’s transactional models o Chungai et al. (1988) brain scans of Romanian orphans o Tizard (1978) residential nurseries o Interactive influence of biology and environment because… Cognitive stimulation and human contact (attachment formation) is necessary for normal 
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 1630 taught by Professor Hoover-dempsey during the Spring '08 term at Vanderbilt.

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