3 Developmental Domains
Physical, Cognitive, and Social/Emotional.
Inherited (genetic) characteristics and tendencies.
Commonalities seen in all individuals.
Different individuals progress in different ways.
A change in quality. Dramatic change in essence or underlying studies.
Gradual progression with many small additions and modifications.
Theories of Child Development
Biological, behaviorism/social learning, psychodynamic, cognitive process, sociocultural, developmental systems.
Ethical Protection of Children
Do no harm, obtain approval from authorities, obtain permission from parents, preserve children's privacy, be honest, and communicate openly.
Interview and questionnaire
Test and Assessments
IQ test, individual numerical answers.
Habituation studies (shows infants interest in certain things).
Observing behaviors, patterns, and interests.
Does the measure assess what the researcher wants to assess?
Does the measure provide consistent, dependable results?
Taking a part of a population and study them over a long period of time.
Track group over a long period of time.
A psychological Study.
New class of people: follow class of 2012 for 4 years.
Authoritative, authoritarian, permissive/indulgent, uninvolved/disengaged.
Neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse.
Drop previous culture values, and adopt the new culture values.
Selecting to adopt some of the new culture.
Rejecting everything about the new culture and continuing the old culture in the new area.
Claim pieces of both cultures; mexican-american.
Effects of Poverty
Poor nutrition, inadequate housing, toxic environment, gaps in background knowledge, disabling contitions, emotional stress, lower quality schools, and public misconceptions.
The group is more important than the individual.