in order of pregnancy
List Best to worse
Do not include
vasectomy or tubal
Drawbacks like cost,
placement errors etc.
Contraindications like infections,
cysts, TSS, cardiovascular disease
The biological, emotional, cognitive,
or social forces that activate and
The set of factors that initiate and direct
behavior, usually toward a goal.
Thinking, Language, and Intelligence
The mental activities involved in acquiring,
retaining, and using knowledge
Our mental ability to get, keep, and use the information
Objectives for 9/18
Describe the importance of external cues to
our circadian rhythms.
Identify the stages of sleep.
Identify the general brain activity associated
with each stage.
What is consciousness?
Take a second to e
What is Personality?
Personality Ones unique and consistent
patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving.
Many different perspectives on personality:
What is Memory?
What is memory?
Memory Mental processes that enable us to
acquire, retain, and retrieve information.
Not a single thing.
Actually 3 processes:
Encoding, Storage, Retrieval
What is Memory?
Encoding Transforming inform
Social Psychology study of how a persons
thoughts, feelings, and behavior are
influenced by others and the environment.
Sense of Self Your sense of who you are in
relation to others.
Unique sense of identi
What is a Psychological
A pattern of behavioral and
psychological symptoms that cause
significant personal distress, impairs the
ability to function in one or more areas
of life, or both.
Not a complete defin
What is learning?
A process that leads to an enduring change in
behavior or knowledge.
Comes from our experiences.
For example: You can learn this material by
experiencing it in class and at home.
Anyone afraid of anything
Alex J Garcia
Political Science _ State Government
Thursday, January 2016
Ever since I was a young boy I always correlated politics with corruption. I remember
being around 10 years old living in Puerto Rico and hearing my family saying
Criminology_ Professor Collins
9 May 2016
Social Structure Theory
Today we commonly refer to Chicago as Chiraq. The reason we describe Chicago,
Chiraq, is because we witness a broken down social structure system. When the
August 18, 2015
The movie Citizen Kane, is about a man who was rich that owned a newspaper company and
passed away. Right before passing away he said Rosebud. After Charles Kane says these words he falls
to the g
Alex J Garcia
September 21, 2015
Time Managements Relationship to Culture
For our first group project we have come up with the topic: How do different students at
Elgin Community College manage their time as it pertai
Research Assignment #1
29 August, 2016
1. Truthful: There are 1.5 million prisoners in the United States at an annual cost of $30,000
2. Truthful: About 70 percent of inmates are bl
3 February 2015
I remember being a child in Puerto Rico. I remember being with my cousins on the farm
and walking in the downtown where all of the stores were. I also remember always breaking
rules with them. We w
November 9, 2015
Throughout history, cultures are constantly evolving. However throughout all of this
evolvement there is always a deviant side to a culture. I believe this to be especially true
Chapter 1: Learning Objectives
1. What is developmental science, and what factors stimulated expansion of the field?
Developmental science is a field of study devoted to understanding constancy
and change throughout the lifespan. Great diversity character
Study Guide: Exam 3
Failure to meet a childs basic needs is what type of child abuse?
According to Erikson, once children have a sense of autonomy, they
a. Achieve the psychological confli
Final Exam 5
1. Discuss the changes in hearing that individuals experience during the aging process.
a. Individuals experience changes in hearing during the aging process. It is
estimated that 14% of Americans between the ages of 45 & 64 suffer from heari
Study Guide: Exam 2
The rise in body fat during the first year of life
a. insulates infants' brittle bones until proper cartilage is formed.
b. helps infants keep a constant body temperature.
c. cushions infants from bumps and falls.
Study Guide: Exam 1
While great diversity characterizes the interests and concerns of developmental
scientists, they share a single goal: to identify
a. Genetic factors that contribute to longevity.
b. Environmental factors that contr
Study Guide: Exam 4
Anna Freud viewed the teenage years as a
a. Period so turbulent that it resembles the era in which humans evolved
from savages into civilized beings.
b. Time in which teenagers grasp scientific and mathematical pri
Exploring Lifespan Development: Notes
Chapter 1: History, Theory, and Research Strategies
o Study of constancy & change throughout the lifespan
Field of Developmental Science