Generavitiy vs. Stagnation
The sense that someone is making a valuable contribution to society.
Also, the ability to preserve the religious, educational, and political institutions
that one belongs to.
Not everyone goes throu
The transitional period between childhood and adulthood.
Prefrontal Cortex and Adolescence
The executive functioning and processing is enhanced after adolescence.
Collective term for the physical changes which culminate in
Industry vs. Inferiority (Erikson)
Children compare themselves to peers and develop a sense of industry if they
Ex: In areas such as academic, social, athletic, and attractiveness.
This info. is received by self-assessment, peer evaluation
Bond with caregiver shapes social and personality development.
Object relations theory
Bond with the caregiver directly impacts the bond with a significant other.
The emotional tie to a parent experience by the infant where th
20-40 years old.
Age related physical changes that have a biological basis.
Age related changes that are due to environment such as health habits, disease, and
Chronic use of drugs a
Intimacy vs. Isolation
A stage where a person might find a life partner to avoid social isolation.
The capacity to engage in a good relationship without losing oneself.
The pattern of behavior which includes roles, r
Reflexes (0-1 Month)
built in schemas and reflexes such as sucking, inability to integrate senses
Primary Circular Reactions (1-4 Months)
repetitive actions organized around the baby's own body
Secondary Circular Reactions (4-8 Months)
Gross Motor Skills (Early Childhood)
18-24mo. -run, climb stairs, push/pull boxes
2-3yrs.- run easily, walk up stairs and on tip toes
3-4ys.- skips, walks while pulling objects in any direction
4-5yrs.- walks up/down stairs w/ 1 foot
5-6yrs.- skips, slide
Ages 65 and older.
The scientific study of aging.
Activities of daily living (ADLs)
Self help tasks such as bathing, dressing, and using the toilet.
Sometimes end up in assisted living.
Instrumental activities of daily living
the genetic imprint of each individual that can not be observed.
individuals set of observed characteristics
Occurs when 1-dominant allele is more influential than the other recessive-allele