Chapter 1 Study Questions
Name and describe three developmental domains.
Describe the characteristics of emerging adulthood.
What is an age grade? Give two examples of cultural or societal differences in age grades.
Taking the Exam
The PSY 350 Midterm Exam must be proctored. When you make your appointment to take your PSY
350 exam, be sure to inform your proctor that the exam will be administered online so the proctor can
reserve a computer for your use. When you arr
CHAPTER 2 STUDY QUESTIONS
Name the four major theoretical viewpoints about human development and name the
major theorists or researchers associated with each.
Freud innate biological urges as unconscious motivation
Erickson social dema
1. Describe the processes of developmental change (assimilation, accommodation and
equilibration) in Piagets and give an example of each. What is the importance of equilibration in
2. Describe Piagets clinical method. How would Piaget respon
1. Discuss the concept of the family as a changing system using the concepts of family
systems theory and the family life cycle to do so.
2. Describe the family as a system using Uri Bronfenbrenners systems theory (review it in
Chapter 2, pages 51-53).
It is a commonplace observation that work expands so as to fill the time available for its
completion. C. Northcote Parkinson, 1909 - 1993
Week 10 Overview
The Interview Project paper is due at midnight, Sunday, August 21. Guidelines are in Start Here:
PSY 350 Interview Project Guidelines
You are required to complete a project paper:
Interview someone younger than 18 AND someone over the age of 50 about their dreams.
Here are some sample interview questions, based on students collective thoughts/insight
Learn diligence before speedy execution.
Week 5 Overview
- Leonardo da Vinci, 1452 - 1519
Week 5 Reading Assignment
Chapter 8 Memory and Information Processing
Chapter 9 Intelligence and Creativity
Week 5 Course Work
Read Chapters 8 and 9 in Sigelman and
Stay with the rest of the class. This means doing each lesson during the week in which it is
scheduled. Discussion Board contributions trigger the best responses from other students who
are processing the same content.
Begin each week by looking over the
1. State the four components of the Harvard Medical School definition of brain death and
discuss the issues it raises.
2. Distinguish between active euthanasia, assisted suicide, and passive euthanasia.
3. Illustrate how reactions to death differ in diffe
Taking the Exam
There are 300 points to be earned on this exam. I built the exam with one eye on the study questions for
each lesson. I tried to distribute questions fairly evenly across lesson weeks. The exam covers material
from Lessons 7, 8, 9, and 10,
1. Describe the information processing approach to human cognition.
2. Name and describe the three memory stores proposed by Atkinson and Shiffrin.
3. Explain the workings of the memory system, from first exposure to information or
an event to eventual re
Chapter 4, Prenatal Development and Birth, contains vivid descriptions of many prenatal
hazards. I just want to remind everyone that most babies make it into the world with a complete
complement of everything healthy. If you are pregnant, or thinking abou
CHAPTER 1 STUDY QUESTIONS
o The changes and continuities that occur in an individual between conception and
Name and describe three developmental domains.
o Physical: biological changes
o Cognitive: mental/neurological changes
PSY 350 Study Questions
1. Define development.
Systematic changes in the individual occurring between conception and death; such changes
can be positive, negative, or neutral
2. Name and describe three developmental domains.
1) Physical Developm
Written Assignment 2
Differences Between Girls and Boys Bullying Behavior
School bullying is a serious problem today. According to the youth parenting organization
Middle Earth, around 30 percent of students in the United States experie
Interview on Dreams Analysis
I cannot remember which TED Talk I watched last year, but I remember the presentation
is about how we see ourselves in the future. The speaker talked about when we are young we
believed we will
Compilation of Study Guides
The People and the Field
Chapter 1 introduces the study of human development. This chapter: (1) explains features of
lifespan development; (2) discusses the impact of cohort, socioeconomic status, culture, eth
PSY 350 Human Lifespan Development
Study Guide for Week Ten (CHAPTERS 13, 14 & 15)
Late Life: Cognitive and Socioemotional Development
Chapter 13 covers cognitive and socioemotional development during late adulthood, discussing the
myths and re
Written Assignment 1
Nathan is a 13 years old middle school student who has been marked absent most half of
his school year. He refused to go to classes to escape classes, late for classes and missing a full
day for headaches and stomac
Human Lifespan Development
Smokingbabies born at low birth weight and early
Infants are primed by facial from birth
Chapter 2: Prenatal development, pregnancy, and birth
Chapter 3: Infancy (physical and cognitive develop
1. According to Lev Vygotsky what is the primary vehicle through which
adults teach culturally valued modes of thinking and problem solving to
2.Name, define and describe the function of the six components of a
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' ('I
found it!') but rather 'hmm, that's funny.' Isaac Asimov, 1920 1992
Week 2 Reading Assignment
Chapter 2 Theories of Human Development
Chapter 3 Genes E
Communication between student and instructor is just as important to web-based courses as it
is in the on-campus classroom; but, the process is quite different.
If you were in my classroom, I could watch for facial expressions and body language signals th
Discussion Board Guidelines
Your Discussion Board contributions are important to the success of this class-and an important part of
your grade. Students are expected to participate online a minimum of 3 times per week; i.e., three
separate visits to the D
How to access your MindTap course
PSY 350 Human Lifespan Development - Rebecca Brown Summer 2016 2016
Instructor : Rebecca Brown
Start Date : 06/20/2016
What is MindTap?
MindTap empowers you to produce your best work consistently.
MindTap is designed to h
How can a researcher tell if an infant can see or hear something? The key is to find some
behavior that an infant can control and then use that behavior as an entry into what babies can
perceive. Babies can become bored and look away from a
It's a good thing to turn your mind upside down now and then, like an hour-glass, to let the
particles run the other way. Christopher Morley (1890 -1957)
Week 4 Reading Assignment
Chapter 6 Sensation, Perception, and Action
Chapter 7 Cognition
Week 4 Cour