1. Briefly outline the major milestones in language acquisition. Be sure to discuss the
critical period hypothesis and what the case of Genie revealed about language
o Learn 9 words per day; tend to find meanings
Psychology of sport
1. Aggression is defined any form of behaviour that is directed towards the goal
of harming someone physically or psychologically.
2. Possible causes for this aggressive behaviour would be the nature of the game.
If the sport is con
Cognitive Psychology- the study of how individuals acquire, process, and
Evolutionary Psychologyadaptive for survival.
way of which behavior and mental processes are
Wilhelm Wundt- STRUCURALISM. Founded the first formal psychology lab,
Research on school-based violence and bullying suggests that males are more likely to be both
perpetrators and victims of bullying. Because of this, until recently, the experiences of females
have been somewhat overlooked. Evidence suggests, however, that
March 14, 2013
This documentary was filled with interesting facts. Some I have never heard of or
imagine would be possible. I thoroughly enjoyed this film and never imagine the process of
childbirth in hospitals would be like
o A strong affectional bond with special others (parents or other caregivers) that
endures over time.
o Forms during first 6 months of life.
o Konrad Lorenz: Studied attachment with baby goslings.
- Adult Attachment Styles:
Physical, Cognitive, and Social Development
Reflexes: Unlearned typical response, dont require high level brain functions.
a. Breathing: When the baby respires. Provides oxygen to the cells in the body and
Theories of Development
February 1, 2013
Explanations for how/why things happen.
- Theories are debatable / testable.
- Originate from empirical research.
5. Discuss the differences between character and interactive toys. Which is most
appropriate for younger children? Why?
o Play the role of companion/partner
o More than play objects
o Are of special use to children
The Loe Moo
atertown, CT 06795 for a copy of their publication. House-sitting is much more
more attractive to the average person. The only drawback is that most
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to locate to