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psychology chap 10

Reactive Genetically infuluenced traits that evoke resonses from other
Active seek out environment that match your genes
Passive biological parents shape childs environment
norms rules for accepted and excepted behavior
Developmental Psychology study of physical, cognitive, and social change throughout life
Teratigens anything that harms prenatal environment
rooting reflex touch cheek, open mouth, suck
Schemas mental framework to organize information
Assimilate add informaion into an existing schema
accomodate adjust a schema to fit new information
senorimotor 0-2 learn through senses, object permencance, stranger anxiety
preoperational 2-6 symbolic thought, but not logic, egocentrism, centration (1 aspect) and irreversibility
Concrete operational 7-11 think logically about concrete ideas -conservation
formal operation 12-? abstract reasoning and hypothetical thinking
attachment emotional tie to another person
authoritarian rules and obedience
permissive few demands or punishment
Authoritative demanding and responsive
Kholberg's 3 stages preconventional, conventional, post conventional
preconventional gain rewards and avoiding punishment
conventional care for others, uphold laws of society
post conventional believe in abstract ethical principle
Adolescence period between childhood and adulthood (puberty to independence)
puberty sexual maturation
Erik Erikson key challenge- form a sense of Identity
james Marcia 4 identity statuses
4 identity statuses foreclosure, moratorium, identity diffusion, and identity achievement
Intimacy more important to women, interdependent vs independent, women make better friends
Middle adulthood physical abilites decline
menopause end of menstral cycle
mid adulthood-men sperm count and testosterone decline
late adulthood decline in sensory abilities, less short term ailments, more long term ailments
adult brains neural processing speed slows, by 80 the brain weighs 5% less, neural connections can still form
Adult memory ability to recall decines, ability to recognize is constant, better memory in morning, meaningful information is remembered better
Adult social develoment midlife crisis, social clock- the right time for events, goal: love and work
Death and dying loss of spouse, confronting you own death
Created by: ontre
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