Psychology 2700

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Psychology 2700
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  1. phsycial, social, psychological, and historical
    multiple influences
  2. a capacity to change and to adapt to both positive and negative circumstances
    plasticity
  3. different disclipines
    multimensional
  4. development can have both positive and negative change
    multidirectional
  5. social roles and responsibilities
    social (social-cultural) age
  6. a persons coping and adaptive capacities
    psychological age
  7. estimate of one's present position with respect to potential life span. index of biological health.
    biological age
  8. how well a person can perform activities of daily living
    functional age
  9. personal subjective view of a persons age- how old you feel
    perceived age
  10. a index variable of the passage of time( # of years since birth): allows one to represent events in standard calendar time; a superficial and least meaningful type of age; a statistical descriptive (grouping) variable, defines birth cohart
    chronological age
  11. relatively permanent changes due to environmental experiences
    learning
  12. biological unfolding of the individuals genetic plan
    maturation
  13. positive and negative changes in the maturing organism
    aging
  14. physical changes that occur from birth to maturity
    growth
  15. 65 years and older
    late adulthood
  16. 40-65
    emerging adulthood
  17. 20-40 years old
    early adulthood
  18. approximately 12-20 or when the individual becomes relatively independent of parents and begins to assume adult roles.
    adolescence
  19. 6-12 (or until the onset of puberty)
    middle childhood
  20. 2-5 or 6 years. Some prefe to describe as toddlers, children who have begun to walk and are age 1-3
    preschool period
  21. first 2 years of life
    Infancy
  22. conception to birth
    prenatal peiod
  23. how people interact socially. how were different from another and similar too.
    psychosocial domain
  24. mental (psychological) activities. ex: thoughts, memory, and perception
    cognitive domain
  25. Physical chareacteristics, biological, processes, and genetic effects
    Physical Domain
  26. systematic changes and contiuities (stability) in the individual occurring between conception and death. "Womb to Tomb"
    development

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