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the tendency to focus in just one feature of a problem and neglect other important features
in a cross-sectional study, differences between age groups due to the groups growing up in different time periods
the awareness that physical qualities remain constant in spite of changes in their shape or appearance
investigators compare groups of subjects of differing ages at a single point in time
the type of intelligence that involves the ability to apply already acquired knowledge in problem solving
an abnormal condition marked by multiple cognitive deficits; more prevalent in older adults but not a product of normal aging
the sequence of age-related changes that occurs as a person progresses from conception to death.
the second stage of prenatal development, lasting from two months after conception through birth
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
a collection of congenital problems associated with a mother's excessive use of alcohol during pregnancy
the third stage of prenatal development, lasting from two months after conception through birth
the category of intelligence that involves basic memory capacity and speed of processing information
widely held beliefs about females and males abilities, personality traits, and social behavior
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