CHILD DEVELOPMENT CH.1

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PSY 361 EDP 301 CHILD DEVELOPMENT CH.1
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  1. Developmental Science
    The field of study that focuses on the physical, intellectual, social, and emotional changes that children undergo from conception onward
  2. Goals of Child Development
    1. To understand the the basic biological and cultural processes that account for the remarkable complexities of human development

    2. To devise effective methods for safegaurding children's health and well-being.
  3. Nature
    The inherited biological predisposition of the individuals
  4. Nurture
    The influences of the social and cultural environment on the individual
  5. Plasticity
    The degree to which, and the conditions under which, development is open to change and intervention.
  6. Critical Period
    A period during which specific biological or environmental events are required for normal development to occur
  7. Sensitive Period
    A time in an organism's development when a particular experience has an especially profound effect
  8. Developmental Stage
    A qualitatively distinctive, coherant pattern of behavior that emerges during the course of development
  9. Theory
    A broad framework or set of principles that can be used to guide the collection and interpretation of a set of facts
  10. Psychodynamic Theories
    Theories, such as Freud and Erikson, exploring the influence on development and developmental stages of universal biological drives and the life experiences of individuals
  11. Social Learning Theories

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