CHILD DEVELOPMENT MIDTERM 2
What Are The Most Influential Theories of Cognitive Development?
Plato (5th C. BCE) vs. Locke (1632-1704):
-Plato: innate ideas. Development as recollection.
-Locke: blank slate. Development as inscription.
Child Development Exam 1
Chapter 1 What is Development?
Why study child development?
-Raising children is most important to a society: to promote well-being of children in general.
-All other research areas of psychology depends on development as children
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o What are they? Why do we have them?
o Emotion is a rapid appraisal of personal significance of situations,
which prepares you for action
For example, happiness makes you approach, sadness
withdraw, fear move away
An emotion express
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1. Project Title and Identification
1.1 Project Title
How does one partys affiliation affect their opinions on presidential candidates?
Project is: Thesis
1.2 Principal Investigator (PI)
Name(Last name, First name MI):
Highest Earned Degree:
PSY3213C Research Methods in Psychology
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I decided to observe an infant at the age of one year and seven months, who
happens to be my nephew. I figured going home to a wedding this past weekend would
give me a perfect opportunity to
I decided to babysit for a couples child, and their childs three friends this
weekend to observe them on a cognitive level. These kids were all age 10-10.5 so I was
able to observe their knowl
Exam 4 Review Guide
Chapter 10: Emotional Development
1. Describe the functionalist approach to emotional development
What are emotions?
o A rapid appraisal of the personal significance of the situation,
which prepares you for action
o Expresses your rea
2DEP3103 Exam 3 Study Guide
Chapter 71. Describe the store model of the human information processing, noting
implications for cognitive development and related findings
The store model focuses on general units of cognitive functioning. Comprised
Child Psychology Exam 2 Study Guide
Chapter 4: Infancy: Early Learning, Motor Skills, and Perceptual Capacities
1. Explain the functions of newborn reflexes, and describe changing states of
arousal during infancy
Can reveal the health o
Chapter 1: History, Theory and Applied Directions
1) Understand the difference between the three basic issues of child development, including all terms that go
along with each. Be able to apply the concepts of these issues across many contexts (e.g., Tabl
1.1: Child development: area of study devoted to understanding constancy and change from conception
Part of larger field known as developmental science
Describe and identify these factors that influence the consistencies
Unit 3 Learning Objectives
1. Store model of human information processing
Sensory register- represents sights and sounds that are represented directly
but stored only momentarily
Short-term memory store- holds limited amount of information th
Chapter Two Learning Objectives:
a. Theory- orderly integrated set of statements that describe, explain, and
o Structure the research process by identifying important research
concerns and methods for collecting data
b. Hypothesis- a testable p
Child Psychology: Unit 4 Learning Objectives
10.1 Describe the functionalist approach to emotion.
What are emotions? How do emotions affect cognitive processing, social behavior, and health? Provide
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Chapter 12- Gender
Gender v. Sex:
Gender- Socially influenced, psychological dimension of being male or female. Ex. Clothes,
colors, hair length.
Sex- Is biologically influenced, narrow dimension. Ex. Ovaries, testes.
Gender role- Set of expectations that
Language Development I. Language is monumental achievement A. Lot learned in shot time 1. By 4-5 years (prior to formal school): know 14,000 words; know rules of grammar (not exceptions); know how to modify speech to fit situation. 2. Know exceptions to r
Prenatal Development Fertilization of Egg Generally during 3-7 day journey of mature egg down fallopian tube to uterus 3 stages of prenatal development (not referring to trimesters) 1. Zygote (Germinal Period) 2. Embryo 3. Fetus I. Period of Zygote A. Beg
CH1 Book Terms - Child Development tries to identify and describe changes in the child's cognitive, emotional, motor, and social capacities and behaviors from the beginning of life through adolescence/ are interested in what things change as children get
Language Dev. Milestones
A. Babbling: strings of consonant-vowel (Baby is experimenting with sounds) 1. begins by 6 mos. 2. Babbling only in sounds of the language(s) to which baby is exposed: by 9 mos. 3. Do deaf babies babble? Yes. Similar to hearing ba
5. Longitudinal (L) vs. Cross-Sectional (C-S) Studies
2 ways to study age-related changes (effects of getting older) Getting older involves: biological maturation more experiences
Goal of L & C-S: separate effects of getting older from other factors (e.g.
Family I. Styles of parenting during childhood and adolescence A. 2 separate dimensions: emotionality and control 1. Emotionality (Responsiveness) - High: warm, loving, responsive to desires of child, "childcentered" - Low: cold, rejecting, unresponsive,
E. High quality DC recommendations: 1. DC Researchers: staff/child ratio 1:3 for 6-15 mos.; 1:4 for 2-years; 1:7 for 3 years 2. Florida Health Dept. (less stringent) 1:4 for for birth-1yr.; 1:6 for 1 yr.; 1:11 for 2 yr.; 1:15 for 3 yr. 3. National Associa
CHILD PSYCHOLOGY: DEP 3103-03 Fall 2010 Instructor: Meetings: Dr. Barbara Licht (pronounced Light) Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30 to 1:45, Room D201 PDA
Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 1:45 to 3:15, and by appointment. Please do not hesitate to ask for an app
C. Biological Theories 1. Sex hormones in blood (at particular point in time) can have direct effect on behavior - NOT SUPPORTED 2. Prenatal surges of sex hormones can sensitize brain for lateralization and later cognitive development - some evidence for
VI. Helping kids with peer problems A. Professional Treatments 1. Coaching: teach social skills a. Present concept for making friends (sharing, start conversation, make rules for game) b. Help child generate examples of how he or she can do these c. Role