PSY 23500 Spring Semester 2015
Participation Assignment #5: Applying Concepts from Sociocultural Theory
The first time a child bakes cookies, they have no prior experience to work from so the parent
Family Influences on
Ecological Systems Theories:
Family Influences on Development
Families form a system of interacting elements:
parents and children influence one another
any member of the family can influence
relationships between other
Indirect effects of culture on behavior. Because the ultimate goal is for children to be: productive members of society We have to consider how society can impact childrens development.
Vygotskys Theory of Cognitive Development
Three Reasons to Know Piaget
1. He was the first: the founder, the start! 2. He captured the essence of kids at different stages. 3. Gave us a new view on development. - Active Child!
What's going on in there?
! Piaget watched his kids grow up. And he use
Chapter 8: Intelligence and Individual Differences in Cognition
Module 8.1 What is Intelligence? Module 8.2 Measuring Intelligence Module 8.3 Special Children, Special Needs
Use patterns of test performance as starting point Test sc
Social Policy Report
Giving Child and Youth Development Knowledge Away
Volume XX, Number II
The Epidemic of Childhood Obesity:
Review of Research and
Implications for Public Policy
Jenelle S. Krishnamoorthy, Chantelle Hart, and Elissa Jelalian
Origins of Memory
Babies remember, forget and can be prompted to recall forgotten material. Fun with Mobiles (Rovee-Collier)
2mo 1-3 days 6mo 15-16 days Both could be cued.
Strategies for Remembering
Necessary for effective Children gradually learn to
What is perception?
What changed? Not the picture! Your understanding! Perception helps us make sense of the world around us.!
Picture (just a bunch of blobs, till you know). Sports (just a blur, till you know). Ultrasound, wines, x-rays, the alphabet,
Infant/Toddler Language Development
Phonology & Bilingualism. Segmentation & ID Speech Semantics & Frequency. Grammar & Recasting. Pragmatics & One-on-one Time.
Language Acquisition: Sebastien's Story
At twelve months, Sebastien said his first word. Eigh
Writing Assignment #1
The hypothesis of the study done by Linares and his colleagues was that
psychological development of young children who live in high crime neighborhoods in
the inner city may be harmed by direct exposur
Reading and Writing (Module 7.3)
Please read the section on writing (pg 234-236)
What components are necessary to be a skilled
How can we improve reading abilities in young
When do children understan
Writing Assignment #1
Researchers propose as an infants locomotor experience increases, their fear of heights
increases, causing them to avoid visual cliffs. On the contrary, infants that have no locomotor
experience do no
Written Assignment #3: Toy Ads and Gender Stereotyping
During the assessment of toy ads in reference to gender stereotyping, we were operating
under five general predictions. These predictions included (1) More girls will be
Participation Assignment #2.2: Conceptual Chronology
o 0-6 months
Infants are able to imitate some behaviors of the adults around them, especially
o 6-12 months
Infants are able to form
Written Assignment #2
Part I: Annotated Bibliography
Pilcher, D. L., Hammock, E. A.D., Hopkins, W. D. (2001). Cerebral volumetric asymmetries in nonhuman primates: A magnetic resonance imaging study. Psychology Press , 165-179
PA #3-2: What I Think/What Ive Learned
Phase I: What I Think
Please submit your responses to the following questions online, via Blackboard,
before you begin reading Chapter 12 of your text.
The deadline for submission is Tuesday, April 7, at 11:59 PM.
PSY23500 Exam 3 Vocab
Attachment: an emotional bond with a specific person that is enduring across space and time.
Usually, attachments are discussed in regard to the relation between infants and specific
caregivers, although they can also occu
Psychology 235 (Spring 2017) Exam 3 review, page 1
Evidence for growing self-awareness between the ages of 18 and 24 months includes the fact that children of this age
cannot recognize themselves in a mirror.
look less at photographs of themselve
Applying Child Development Research Paper 2
Ostracism has been around since the dawn of time. Many psychologists, such as Kipling
Williams, a social
6 March 2017
Essay 1: Focus on Research
Based on several other studies, there is a critical learning period for infants to be able to
distinguish other race faces. If there is no exposur
Experiments in which 2- to 3-month-month-olds learned to kick to
make a mobile move showed that young babies
cannot remember events from the past.
can remember events from the past for a few days or weeks, but over
time will not recall the event unless
Dear School Board,
My name is and my ten-year-old child, Nick, attends your school. Today, I
received a letter requesting permission to allow the school psychologist to administer the
Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-