*typical age associated with acquisition of a
particular physical or mental
skill or functional ability
*Age adjustment for prematurity -> Start with
gestational age, subtract number of weeks
premature from chronological age
4 Domains of
Infants nurse exclusively for first 6 months /No
Continue nursing for first 12 months
Continue "thereafter for as long as mutually
Most mother's breast feed for 2 or three years
Benefits of Breastfeeding
an organism or substance that causes disease
a disease that commonly affects both animals and humans
lacking symptoms of disease despite infection
adjusting behavior to cope with particular conditi
Limitation of DNA sequencing
it is rarely possible to obtain a sequence of more
than about 750 bp.
Shot gun approach
the sequence has to be constructed from a
series of shorter sequences. This is done by
breaking the molecule into fragments,
What disease is chromosome 4 involved in?
What disease is chromosome 7 involved in?
What disease is chromosome 11 involved in?
Sickle cell disease
What disease is Trisomy 18
What are the features of E
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes
for a specific trait.
An alternative form of a gene.
A chromosome is an organized structure of DNA,
protein, and RNA found in cell
students can perform the task, but only with a lot of thinking about
focus on a stimulus.
students can perform the process without thinking about it.
the ability to perform thoroughly learned ta
Spina Bifida risk factors
race (affects mostly whites and hispanics), sex (more often in girls),
a condition marked by impaired muscle coordination and/ or other
refraining from sexual intercourse until marri
process of children adjusting prior understanding
in order to assimilate new experiences or
method by which children incorporate new
information with previous knowledge
psychologist known for his socia
why do we need stem cells
precursor pool, growth, repair
characteristics of stem cells
identifying stem cells
markers that bind to surface receptors on the stem cell
gradual restriction of stem cells
totipotent, pluripotent, restricted to
Human Growth and Development Final Exam
1. The field of human development is considered to be an applied discipline because
B) findings are used for practical purposes to improve people's lives.
2. Dr. Fox believes that infants and preschoolers respond to
Human Growth and Development Mid-Term Exam
D) guide and give meaning to what we see.
2. Dr. Fox believes that infants and preschoolers respond to the world in much the same way as adults do.
This is consistent with the _ view of development.