Ch. 4 vocab

Ch. 4 vocab - The branch of psychology concerned with...

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The branch of psychology concerned with physical, cognitive, and social change throughout the life span. (literally, poisons) are any drugs, viruses, or other substances that cross the mother’s placental and can harm the developing embryo or fetus. A decreasing responsiveness to a stimulus that is repeatedly presented. A simple form of learning used to study infant cognition. the biological growth processes that enable orderly changes in behavior and are relatively uninfluenced by experience or other environmental factors. Mental concepts that organize and interpret information. In Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. Refers to interpreting a new experience in terms of an existing schema in Piaget’s theory. Refers to changing an existing schema to incorporate new information that cannot be assimilated. Refers to the mental processes associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating. Develops during the sensorimotor stage, and is the
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYC 100 taught by Professor Madigan during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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