DEP 3103 Child Development Exam 1 Study Guide You must be present on the day of the exam unless you have made prior arrangements with the instructor. The exam will consist entirely of multiple-choice items. You will need to bring a #2 pencil and your UWF campus ID (Nautilus Card). An outline of the material that will appear on the exam is provided below. However, you are also responsible for material from the textbook, films, or other materials presented in class that do not appear on this outline. The exam will cover Chapters 2, 4, and 5 of the textbook in additional to supplementary materials that were brought in by the instructor. Please e-mail your instructor at [email protected] if you have any questions. Chapter 2: Prenatal Development and the Newborn Period Understand the concepts of preformationism and epigenesis. Understand what happens during conception. Be familiar with the information presented in the video segments from the film In the Womb. Be familiar with the sex differences in the human population from conception and at various stages throughout development. Be familiar with the major developmental milestones that occur during the zygotic phase, the embryonic phase, and the fetal phase of prenatal development. Be familiar with the four major developmental process that occur during prenatal development. Be familiar with the term phylogenetic continuity. Understand the different types of twins. Understand the fetal experience and fetal learning. Understand habituation. Understand the concept of sensitive periods. Understand the risk of teratogens during development. Be able to identify examples of newborn states of arousal. Be familiar with interventions and parenting strategies for low birth weight infants. Understand the concept of resilience. Chapter 4: Theories of Cognitive Development Have a thorough understanding of the Piagetian theory of cognitive development, the concepts associated with each stage of thought. Have a thorough understanding of the information processing perspective of cognitive development and the concepts associated with this theoretical perspective. Be familiar with the basic concepts associated with core-knowledge theory, sociocultural theory, and dynamic-systems theory. Chapter 5: Seeing, Thinking and Doing in Infancy Have an understanding of sensation and perception. Understand the visual capabilities of the infant and the classic studies that have been used to study their visual capabilities. Be familiar with infants' ability to hear, taste, smell, and touch, and be familiar with the concept of intermodal perception. Be familiar with the major motor and locomotion milestones and understand how culture can impact these milestones. Understand the classic visual cliff study. Understand the common forms of learning during infancy and early childhood. Be familiar with infants' basic cognitive abilities as they relate to object knowledge, physical knowledge and social knowledge. Understand the violation-of-expectancy procedure and classic studies. Be familiar with our guest speaker's lecture on breastfeeding.