April 6, 2011
Describe the theories of aging and resulting death (i.e., programmed theories and damage
theories). How can we delay death?
Many theories of death have been proposed which also tells us somethi
Journal Entry #4
February 14, 2011
Discuss the idea that infants are intuitive theorists. Whose research supports the
notion? What kinds of research methods are used to study infants?
Infants are able to make sense of the world rather than j
Journal Entry #3
February 8, 2011
Most stereotypes of the aged-adult portray the aging process as negative and depressing.
Give at least 3 examples that were examined in the text, as to why you can expect to be
Journal Entry #8
March 20, 2011
Describe the four gender classifications on the Bem Sex-Role Inventory.
Bem challenged the assumption that a person who possesses highly masculine
traits is very unfeminine and vice versa. He conf
Journal Entry #5
February 22, 2011
Compare and contrast Piagetian and Vygotskian principles of cognitive development by
discussing how each theorist would improve cognitive functioning in schools. Discuss the
April 3, 2011
Analyze the clique and crowd structure in your high school, where you fit in, and how
you might have been affected by it. What role do parents play in the social networks of
My clique senior
March 31, 2011
You read in the news that a teenage boy has gone on a shooting rampage at his school.
Drawing from the chapter, explain why he might have done what he did. Profile him in
terms of (a) his likely tempera
Journal Entry 1
January 25, 2011
In the text, Life-Span Human Development, Rider defines cross sectional design
as A development research design in which different age groups are studied at the same
point and compared (21). Cross-sectional d