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Psych Flash Cards
Chapters 1 - 6 terms for the first test.
pattern of events over time
UCS, UCR, CS, CR
person interacts face to face with other people and influences
passive gene, active gene, evocative gene, etc.
2 weeks: zygote, blastocyst, 16 cell mass, etc.
fragile x syndrome
hereditary causes of mental retardation
dynamic systems theory
children use sensory feedback to modify and practice skills
chorionic villus sampling
a test of the fetus for genetic defects
life-span development model
life long process, genetic and environmental influences, multi-dementional, etc.
multiple studies on the same question
interpretation of sensory input
we inherit ways to adapt to our environment
born equipped to make sense of the world
Freud: personality develops based on motives and conflicts
fifth sense taste
Piaget: intelligence helps with adapting to environment
analysis of particular genes and their effects
linkages involving social settings that individuals do not experience directly but still influence their development
early maturation and greater body size in industrial societies
nature and nurture actually work together
affects males through hereditary chromosome
aging process in men
lifelong process, lifelong plasticity, development involves gains and losses, etc.
focussing system in infants that helps with maintaining attention to events
becoming bored with a stimulus
brain fails to develop
special health problem of underdeveloped lungs in premies
symptoms the father has
retinitis pigmentosa (RP)
hereditary disorder that causes deterioration of the eye causing light sensation, etc.
combination of cross-sectional and longitudinal approaches
a disease/drug that can harm a developing fetus
the way a child lives helps determine how they develop
assessment of a newborn
develop from center outward
Freud: unconscious coping mechanisms
encasing nerves in a protective coating
genetic makeup may or may not dictate traits
brain develops special area of function like hemispheres, etc.
ability to change in response to positive and negative experiences
oxygen shortage during birth
social cognitive theory
Bandura: learn by observing
Skinner: consequences determine behavior
has a person just let forces shape their experiences
as cells multiply and migrate they become different types of cells as needed
Human Genome Project
map DNA and human chromosomes