BIG PICTURE ON SEX AND GENDER
DEBATING SEX SELECTION
What is sex selection?
Usually the gender of a baby is the result of a random sperm lottery, with a fairly even chance of getting a boy or a girl (see Big Picture on Sex and G
Office hours for lecture material
M 10-11:30, wed 12:30-2 106 stimson
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Biology open house
Wed Sept 1st 4-5:30pm Stimson Hall
Cells under the microscope
Reading: ECB 1-26 and 495-49
Review session for prelim 1
Monday Sept 27 6-7pm MVR G71
Bring I clicker
For prelim 2
Cognitive development as a framework to discuss physical development
Three views of early cognitive development
o Piaget- cognitive developmental theory
Child Rearing Styles
T wo dimensions of child-rearing:
o Having high, developmentally appropriate expectations
o Being accepting of children and responding to their needs
P arenting Styles
Final Study Guide
Berk, Ch 10, pp. 365-407:
Describe the stage of initiative versus guilt, the psychological conflict in early
childhood according to Eriksons theory.
Initiative vs guilt- the psychological conflict of early childhood, w
Prelim 1 Study Guide
Chapter 1- History, Theory, and Research Strategies
Theory- An orderly, integrated set of statements that describes, explains, and predicts behavior.
Basic Issues in child development1) Continuous or Discontinuous Development?