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Chapter 1-6

A ______________ has uniform procedures for administration and scoring standardized test
The "ethological theory" is by Lorenz & Bowlby
"Psychoanalytic theory" Freud & Erikson
Bronfenbrenner "ecological theory"
Skinner, Bandura, Piaget, & Vygotsky "behavioral and social cognitive theory"
Information-processing theory, Vygotsky's sociocultural theory, and Paiget's developmental theory have in common: they are all cognitive theories
marian Wright Edelman, a children's rights activiset believes that _________________ is our society's most important function and needs to be taken more seriously than we have in the past parenting and nurturing the next generation of children
define: Development the pattern of movement or change that begins at conception and continues through the human life span
define: Life-span deveopment involves growth, but it also includes decline
Traditional approach little or no change in adulthood, and decline in old age
Life-span approach developmental change throughout adulthood as well as childhood
Human Life Span is: 122 years -maximum life span of humans has not changed since the beginning of recorded history
Life Expectancy the average number of years that a person born in a particular year can expect to live -Life expectancy increased by 30 years in the 20th century.
Life-span perspective views development as: (6) -lifelong -multidimensional -multidirectional -plastic -multidisciplinary -contextual
Three types of Influences -Normative Age-graded Influences -Normative History-graded Influences -Non-normative Life Events
Contemporary concerns in Life-Span development -Health and Well-being -Parenting and Education -Sociocultural Contexts and Diversity ---cross-cultural studies ---ethnicity ---socioeconomic status (SES) ---gender
define: Social Policy a government's course of action designed to promote the welfare of its citizens -values -economics/poverty -politics ---children ---the elderly
define: biological processes changes in an individual's physical nature
Cognitive processes changes in the individual's thought, intelligence and language
Socioemotional processes changes in the individual's relationships with other people, changes in emotions, and change in personality.
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