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JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
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FCS 350. Lifespan Human Development
3 hours credit
Overview of the p
Chapter 12 Chapter Questions
1.Are adults who were born in the same year always the same age?No,people mature at different rates and even though they might be technically the same age their maturity level may be different.
Chapter 2 Chapter Questions
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1.How do we inherit traits from our parents and how are those traits expressed?
When a sperm and an egg unite to form a new organism the basic hereditary instructions is laid
out in the form of gene
Chapter 1 Chapter Questions
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1.What does it mean to say that heredity and environment interact as they influence the
course of development?
The genes that you inherit from your parents and the personal experiences, ideas, and dr
Chapter 3 Chapter Questions
1. What major developmental events take place in each of the three prenatal periods of
The germinal period begins with conception and ends about 2 weeks later when the
Chapter 6 Questions
1.What does it mean to say that human development is integrated interactive and dynamic?
The ways in which children behave and the ways in which their brains develop form an
integrated interactive and dynamic syst
Chapter 5 Questions
1.What can parents do to ensure that their infant develops a trusting orientation to the
world and a strong attachment to them?
A basic sense of trust is conveyed to infants through the mothers (or other primary c
Chapter 4 Chapter Questions
1.What changes take place in the infants brain that allow for the dramatic
developments of the first 2 years of life? The number of glial cells continues to increase
rapidly throughout the first 2
Review the Facts 6-1
1.In comparison to 2-year-olds the center of gravity for 6-year-olds is gradually descends to
the pelvic area.
2.The myelination of the nervous system serves to make the transmission of neural impulses
Review the Facts 5-1
1.Which of the following emotional developments is the last to emerge in infants? Socially
2.Suppose little Andre becomes quite upset whenever things in his environment change;however
Chapter 1 Review the Facts 1-1
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1.To say the text is arranged chronologically means the arrangement is age-based.
2.When we say that two events or forces interact, this means that they interaction.
3.The two major forces that in
Chapter 2 Review the Facts 2-1
1.Approximately what percentage of their genes do two unrelated humans share?
2.In the DNA helix, which of the following is NOT one of the ways in base pairs can vary on the
Chapter 4 Review the Facts 4-1
1.The connections between nerve cells are called d.synapses
2.If the same brain injury occurred in a 2-year old and a 40-year old who would have a better
chance of recovering lost functions?2-ye
Chapter 3 Review the Facts 3-1
1.The germinal period ends when what event occurs? the fertilized egg is implanted in
the wall of the uterus
2.About what percentage of zygotes become succesfully implanted in the uterine wall?
Chapter 11 Chapter Questions
1.Why is forming and identity considered the most important task of adolescence?It is a time when adolescence consider possibilities and are open to them and who they want to be.
2.What are the most imp