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Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications 5th Edition

Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications (5th Edition)

Book Edition5th Edition
Author(s)Nevid
ISBN9781305964150
PublisherCengage
SubjectPsychology
Section 9.1: Prenatal Development: A Case of Nature and Nurture
Recite It
Section 9.2: Infant Development
Section 9.3: Years of Discovery: Emotional, Social, and Cognitive Development in Childhood
The Brain Loves a Puzzle
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Section 9.5: Early and Middle Adulthood
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Think About It
End of Chapter
THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT PSYCHOLOGY
Chapter 9, Section 9.1, Recite It, Exercise 1
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Identify and describe the stages of prenatal development and major threats to prenatal development.

The germinal stage is the period from conception to (a) ________. The (b) ________ stage begins with implantation and extends to about the eighth week of development; it is characterized by differentiation of the major organ systems. The (c) ________ stage begins around the ninth week and continues until birth; it is characterized by continued maturation of the fetus's organ systems and dramatic increases in size.

Threats include maternal diet, maternal diseases and disorders, and use of certain medications and drugs. Exposure to particular (d) ________ causes the greatest harm during critical periods of vulnerability.

Identify and describe the stages of prenatal development and major threats to prenatal development.

The germinal stage is the period from conception to (a) ________. The (b) ________ stage begins with implantation and extends to about the eighth week of development; it is characterized by differentiation of the major organ systems. The (c) ________ stage begins around the ninth week and continues until birth; it is characterized by continued maturation of the fetus's organ systems and dramatic increases in size.

Threats include maternal diet, maternal diseases and disorders, and use of certain medications and drugs. Exposure to particular (d) ________ causes the greatest harm during critical periods of vulnerability.

Identify and describe the stages of prenatal development and major threats to prenatal development.

The germinal stage is the period from conception to (a) ________. The (b) ________ stage begins with implantation and extends to about the eighth week of development; it is characterized by differentiation of the major organ systems. The (c) ________ stage begins around the ninth week and continues until birth; it is characterized by continued maturation of the fetus's organ systems and dramatic increases in size.

Threats include maternal diet, maternal diseases and disorders, and use of certain medications and drugs. Exposure to particular (d) ________ causes the greatest harm during critical periods of vulnerability.

Identify and describe the stages of prenatal development and major threats to prenatal development.

The germinal stage is the period from conception to (a) ________. The (b) ________ stage begins with implantation and extends to about the eighth week of development; it is characterized by differentiation of the major organ systems. The (c) ________ stage begins around the ninth week and continues until birth; it is characterized by continued maturation of the fetus's organ systems and dramatic increases in size.

Threats include maternal diet, maternal diseases and disorders, and use of certain medications and drugs. Exposure to particular (d) ________ causes the greatest harm during critical periods of vulnerability.

Here is a tip:

It is the fitting of a zygote cell on the endometrium.

Explanation

It refers to the embedding of a fertilized egg (it is the fusion of gametes which are egg and the sperm) to the lining of the uterus. It has a range of eight to ten days. It occurs after the conception (the process in which a single sperm fertilizes an egg). The uterine lining undergoes many internal changes, so that the embryo is properly attached to it. 

Verified Answer

  • Implantation

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