Child Psych 1st crosswords

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  1. _____period; A time that is optimal for certain capacities to emerge.
    Sensitive
  2. Developmental cognitive ____ is the study of relationships between changes in the brain & the developing child's cognitive processes & behavior.
    Neuroscience
  3. Design in which the same subjects are studied repeatedly @ different ages.
    Longitudinal
  4. _____ observation; Observing a behavior of interest in the natural environment.
    Naturalistic
  5. Design that permits inferences about cause & effect.
    Experimental
  6. Behavior _____; Procedures that combine conditioning & modeling to eliminate undesirable behaviors & increase desirable responses
    Modification
  7. Design in which researchers present children with a novel task & follow their mastery over a series of closely spaced sessions.
    Microgenetic
  8. Design in which researchers gather info without altering the participants' experience.
    Correlational
  9. _____ ____; An interdisciplinary field that includes all changes throughout the life span.
    Developmental Science
  10. A _____ describes, explains and predicts behavior
    Theory
  11. Variable that is manipulated by the researcher.
    Independent
  12. _____ designs allow researchers to conduct several similar cross-sectional or longitudinal studies @ varying times
    Sequential
  13. Participant observation of a culture.
    Ethnology
  14. Variable expected to be influenced by the experimental manipulations
    Dependent
  15. _____ effects refer to the impact of cultural historical change on the accuracy of findings.
    Cohort
  16. Design in which groups of ppl differing in age are studied @ the same point in time.
    Cross sectional
  17. The clinical method or _____ study approach.
    Case
  18. ____ ____; The researcher sets up a situation that evokes a behavior of interest & observes that behavior in a lab Setting.
    Structured Observation
  19. Approach that uses age related averages to represent typical development.
    Normative
  20. _____ interview; Each participant is asked the same questions in the same way.
    Structured
  21. A number describing how two variables are related is called a ____ ____.
    Correlation Coefficient
  22. In a ____ interview, the researcher uses a flexible conversational style to probe for a participant's POV.
    Clinical
  23. ____ assignment helps researchers ctrl characteristics of participants that could reduce the accuracy of their findings.
    Random
  24. ____ is a genetically determined, naturally unfolding course of growth.
    Maturation
  25. Information- ____ approach: views the human mind as a symbol manipulating machine.
    Processing
  26. Freud's theory focusing on early sexual and aggressive drives.
    Psychosexual
  27. Erikson's stage theory of development entailing resolution of psychological conflicts.
    Psychosocial
  28. Social ____ Theory: emphasizes the role of of observational learning in the development of behavior.
    Learning
  29. In ecological systems theory, temporal changes in a child's environment
    Chronosystem
  30. Theory that focuses on how social interaction contributes to development.
    Sociocultural
  31. Theory concerned with the adaptive value of behavior.
    Ethology
  32. ____ developmental psychology seeks to understand the adaptive value of species-wide cognitive, emotional and social competencies as those competencies change with age.
    Evolutionary
  33. _____ savages: view children as possessing an innate plan for healthy growth.
    Noble
  34. Development as a process in which new ways of understanding & responding to the world emerge at specific times.
    Discontinuous
  35. Nature vs ____ controversy
    Nurture
  36. In ecological systems theory, social settings that do not contain the child but effect their experiences in immediate settings.
    Exosystem
  37. Unique combinations of personal & environmental circumstances that can result in different paths of change.
    Contexts
  38. ____ development: field of study devoted to understanding constancy & change fr conception through adolescence & emerging adulthood
    Child
  39. Theory that emphasizes the unique developmental hx of each child.
    Psychoanalytic
  40. View of the child as a blank slate.
    Tabula Rasa
  41. In ecological systems theory, activities & interactions patterns in the child's immediate surroundings.
    Microsystem
  42. In ecological systems theory, cultural values, laws, customs & resources that influence experiences & interactions @ inner levels of the environment.
    Macrosystem
  43. ____ systems theory; view of the child as developing within a complex system of relationships.
    Ecological
  44. Emphasizes the study of directly observable events.
    Behaviorism
  45. In ecological systems theory: connections between the child's immediate settings.
    Mesosystem
  46. Ability to adapt effectively in the face of threats to development.
    Resilience
  47. Piaget's ____ developmental theory suggests that children actively construct knowledge as they manipulate & explore their world.
    Cognitive
  48. Development as gradually adding on more of the same types of skills that were there to begin with
    Continuous
  49. _____ systems perspective; the child's mind, body & physical & social worlds form an integrated system.
    Dynamic
  50. Qualitative change characterizing a particular time period of development.
    Stage

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