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Two groups of children, one group watches a violent film and the other watches a non violent film, then you watch their actions before and after looking for changes in behavior. This is called?
IV: Whether the children saw the violence or not.
DV: Violent actions after watching violent TV.
The children who watched violent movies acted more aggressively. The independent variables are?
The dependent variable is?
Ecological systems approach the immediate family, peer groups, etc. These are called the
A past history of reinforcement and punishment
According to learning theories, human development is influenced by
A child has once been rewarded for this behavior
A child frequently hits other children, according to learning theory
Ova carry x chromosomes, where as sperm carry either x or y
Differences between the sperm cell and the ova are
Shyness is polygenic
Shyness being more highly correlated with monozygotic twins then dizygotic suggests
Different effects of teratogens
Dizygotic twins exposed to same teratogens during pregnancy experience
Each drug might intensify the effects of the other (Interaction effect)
Suzanne is pregnant, a doctor tells her 1 glass of wine and 1 cigarette that
The result of a combination of teratogens. Sometimes risk is greatly magnified when an embryo or fetus is exposed to more than one teratogen at the same time.
Based on the idea that changes in behavior result more from experience and less from our personality or how we think or feel about a situation.
Growth of the Corpus Collosum
Kayla is 4 and has recently begun coordination the 2 sides of her body. This development attributes to
False, two years
children cannot apply gender labels with any consistency until 5 years old (true/false)
the large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them
concrete and specific examples
According to Piaget, a child between 7-11 can apply logical principles to
cognitive and informational processing skills
Josiah's understanding and use of language has advanced considerably in middle childhood, this is because improvement of
To measure a person's stage of moral development, Kholberg examined how a person _____ about moral questions
functions of a family
Developing self respect, nurturing friendships, and encouraging learning are 3 of the
how many other stressors are present
In childhood, how children react to a serious stress depends primarily on
Recalling a word (car) instead of 3 letters (c-a-r) is called___, and adults can recall____
Parents are more likely to imitate an infants smile than an infants cry. this is part of how parents begin to teach children emotional____
The great increase in the number of dendrites that occurs in an infant's brain during the first two years of life.
a process whereby the synaptic connections in the brain that are frequently used are preserved, and those that are not are lost
Gibson's theory - an opportunity for perception and interaction that is offered by a person, place, or object in the environment
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