Psychology

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Psychology
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  1. to evolve into another group
    assimilation
  2. parenting style when the parents are rule oriented; strict
    authoritative parenting
  3. the understanding that the physical properties of object, such as the number of items in a cluster or the amount of liquid in a glass, can remain the same even when their forms or appearance changes
    conservation
  4. cognitive skills and specific knowledge of information acquired over a lifetime, dependent on education
    crystalized inteligence
  5. in primates, the innate pleasure derived from close physical contact, basis of infant's first attachment
    contact comfort
  6. seeing the world from only your own point of view; the inabiliy to take another person's perspective
    egocentric thinking
  7. the stage of pregnacy starting at conception and lasting till two weeks
    embryonic
  8. accommodate
  9. the capasity for a deductive reason and the ability to new information to solve problems independent of education declines with old age
    fluid inteligence
  10. a cognative scheme(mental network) of knowledge, beliefs, metaphors, and expectations about what it means to be a male or female
    fender schema
  11. the process by which chikdren learn the abilities, interests, personality traits, and behaviors associated with being masculine and feminine
    gender typing
  12. a method of child rearing in which the parent appeals to the child's own resourses,abilities, sense of responsability, and the feeling for othersin correcing misbehavior
    induction
  13. according to many psycholinguists, an innate mental madule that allows young children to develop laguage if they are exposed to an adequite sampling of converstaion
    language acquisition device
  14. the unfolding of genetically influenced behavior and physical characteristics
    maturation
  15. the cessation of menstration and the production of ova
    menopause
  16. automatic behaviors that are necesssary for survival
    motor reflexes
  17. the understanding which develpos throughout the first year, that an object continues to exist even when you can no longer see it
    object permanence
  18. the sage in which we do it because it is the right thing, we wanna do it
    postconventional level of morality
  19. a method of parent rearing in which the parents use punishment and authority to correct misbehavior
    power assertion
  20. the age at which a person becomes capable of dexual reproduction
    puberty
  21. other characteristics caused by sex horemones
    secondary sex characteriatics
  22. the distress that most children develop, at about 6-8 months, when their primary caregiver temporarilty leaves them with others
    seperation anxiety
  23. cansits of norms governing what most other people of the same age and historical generation are expected to do
    social clock
  24. the child's first word combinations, which omit unnecessary words(like a telegram)
    telegraphic speech
  25. who wrote the stages of adulthood
    eric erikson
  26. who developed the cognative stage
    Jean Piaget

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