PSY 200 CHPT 1
What is developmental psychology?
Lifespan development vs/ = developmental psychology
Developmentalists study how both the biological inheritance from parents and the environments in which
we live in jointly affect our behavior (nature vs.
Why some children wait
longer than others?
Positive consequences for not waiting (sociocultural and family accounts go here)
Perhaps the need to better themselves, to see
value in discipline was not
Andrei Popa, Ph.D.
Romania Agnes Scott
(via Emory and GSU)
Can you imagine a world without Romania?
But enough about me
Psychology = the scientific study of behavior
ANAXIMANDER OF MILETUS
~ 500 BC
from warmed up water and earth emerged
either fish or entirely fishlike animals.
Inside these animals, men took form and
embryos were held prisoners until
puberty; only then, after these animals
burst open, could men and wo
Abnormal Psychology Research Paper Outline and Timeline
Part 1: Due to reviewer by Monday, Jan 25, Feedback due Jan 29th
Part 2: Section 1 and draft reference list, Due to reviewer by Feb 3rd , Feedback due Feb
Part 3: Section 2 and 3, Due F
Karla Umana & Tenzin Yangchen
Case study: Mona
Mona is 32 years old with dependent personality disorder, she talks about her relationship
with her partner, even though he is unstable financially, undecided on many aspects of
Key Terms and Ideas
Processing from Retina to visual cortex
Receptive fields (RF)
Center surround organization
Structure of Lateral Geniculate
Contralateral input to layers 1,4 and 6
Ipsilateral input to layers 2,3, and 5