PSYCH 5 - OUTLINE Modules 38, 39, 40 DEVELOPMENTAL...

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OUTLINE – Modules 38, 39, 40 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY 1. Prenatal Development – read in text 2. Newborns 3. Infancy 4. Childhood a. Cognitive Development – Piaget b. Social Development – Parenting Styles 5. Adolescent a. Moral Development – Kohlberg
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DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY “from womb to tomb” A branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and social change throughout the life-span. ± We change tremendously in many ways! Physical Cognitive Social On a piece of paper write down a) the ideal age to be b) the worst age to be c) when you think “old age” begins
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NEWBORNS Reflexes ± Rooting ± Blinking ± Moro ± Grasping ± Stepping Preferences ± Human voices ± Faces/face like images ± Mother’s sound ± Mother’s smell WHY? 1) needs food 2) needs comfort Evolution!
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NEWBORNS Which figure do you think babies prefer (stare at longer)??
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COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT PIAGET’S Stage Theory of Cognitive Development Background: What is a stage theory? Basic assumption:
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Cave during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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PSYCH 5 - OUTLINE Modules 38, 39, 40 DEVELOPMENTAL...

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