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  1. sensitive period
  2. cross sequential research
  3. Urie Bronfenbrenner
  4. dynamic- systems approach
  5. hypothesis
  1. a a view of human development as an ongoing, ever-changing interaction between the physical and emotional being and between the person and every aspect of his or her environment, including the family and society
  2. b A specific prediction that is stated in such a way that ir can be tested and either confirmed or refuted.
  3. c This theorist created the ecological model which states that development is influenced by several environmental systems
  4. d a hybrid research method in which researchers first study several groups od people of different ages (a cross-sectional approach) and then follow those groups over the years (a longitudinal approach). Also called cohort-sequential research or time-sequential research
  5. e a time when a certain type of development is most likely to happen and happens most easily. If that development does not occur duing this time, it could still occur later. Example: early childhood is considered a sensitive period for language learning. Example: Language

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A group of people who are regarded by themselves or by other groups on the basis of physical appearance.
  2. the mistaked belief that a deviation from some norm is necessarily inferior to behavior or characteristics that meet the standard
  3. A way to answer questions that requires empircal research and date based conclusions.
  4. the science that seeks to understand how and why people of all ages and circumstances change or remain the same over time
  5. is an intensive studey of one individual

5 True/False questions

  1. bioecological theorya person's position in society as determined by income, wealth, occupation, education, place of residence, and other factors. Example: middle class


  2. Domains of Human DevelopmentBiosocial development; Cognitive Development: Phychosocial Development.


  3. social constructionAn idea that is built on shared perceptions not on objective reality. Many age related terms, such as childhood, adolescence, yuppie, and senior citizen, are social constructions.


  4. Grand Theoriespsychoanalytic theory, behaviorism, and cognitive theories.


  5. exosystemConsists of the relationships that exist between two or more persons in the developing person's life (parent to parent, teacher to parent) connections between microsystems