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Review

What is the definition of human development, or developmental science?

What are the periods of development in human development?

What are the domains of development in human development?

What is a theory? Why are theories important?

Basic issues in development

Continuous or discontinuous

One course or many

Nature vs. nurture

Different types of influences on development

– age-graded, history-graded, nononormative

What is resilience? What are some factors that relate to resilience?

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Theories of human development

Video: Journey Into Life

Chapter 2: Genetic and Environmental

Foundations

Chapter 3: Prenatal Development, Birth and the Newborn Baby

Periods of Development

Prenatal

Infancy and toddlerhood

Early childhood

Middle childhood

Adolescence

Early adulthood

Middle adulthood

Late adulthood

Conception to birth

Birth

–2 years

2

–6 years

6

–11 years

11

–18 years

18

–40 years

40

–65 years

65 years

–death

Major Domains of Development

Figure 1.2

Domains of Development

Physical

Development

Cognitive

Development

Social &

Emotional

Development

Chapter 1 Quiz

1) Human development, or developmental science, is the study of

____________________and ___________________ throughout the lifespan.

2) Theories are vital tools for developmental researchers because they

A) ensure proper use of research procedures.

B) illustrate the ultimate truth regarding human behavior.

C) provide organizing frameworks for our observations of people.

D) do not require scientific verification.

3) A theory that suggests that children’s behavior is determined based upon their genetic inheritance favors the nurture view.

T/F

4) How many periods of development are there in the lifespan? _______

Chapter 2 Quiz

1) How many chromosomes are in most human cells? _____________

2)

Sex cells and sex chromosomes are the same thing; they are terms for the genetic information that determines if an individual is biologically male or female.

T/F

3) Inheritance is a simple process where a dominant characteristic displays over a recessive characteristic.

T/F

4) Which of the following prenatal diagnostic methods is considered safe for routine use, as it poses little risk to the developing organism?

a) amniocentesis b) fetoscopy c) chorionic villus sampling d) maternal blood analysis

Chapter 3 quiz

1) Name the three periods of prenatal development that occur between conception and birth.

a.

b.

c.

2) All teratogens are equally harmful during the prenatal period.

3) Indicate which stage of labor (1, 2 or 3) matches each description.

_____ Delivery of the baby

_____ Delivery of the placenta

_____ Dilation and effacement of the cervix

4) About how many hours per day does the average newborn sleep?

____________

T/F

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