10/31 - 10/31 1. Development a. Definition i. All the...

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10/31 1. Development a. Definition i. All the processes of change through which a person potential behave emerge b. Qualitative i. Changes that are related to experience and learning ii. Social behavior iii. Predisposed by our genetic background and are allowed to occur as a result of reaction to the environment c. Quantitative i. Observations that involve measurements and numbers 2. Piaget a. Cognitive Development b. Intelligence defined i. The ability to adapt to and cope with the environment that and individual is exposed to c. Assimilation i. Taking in info and rearranging it so that it benefits us d. Accommodation i. An actual intellectual adjust that takes place e. Stages of Intellectual Development i. Sensory motor period 1. Starts at birth 2. Ends 18-24 months of age 3. Time of enormous confusion 4. Percepts a. The process of acquiring, interpreting, selecting, and organizing sensory information. Methods of studying perception range from essentially biological or physiological approaches, through psychological approaches to the often abstract 'thought-experiments' of mental philosophy. 5.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Savare during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Albany.

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10/31 - 10/31 1. Development a. Definition i. All the...

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