child development <3

The flashcards below were created by user lingling2 on FreezingBlue Flashcards.

  1. development
    the progressive physical and psycological changes an organish undergoes from conception until death.
  2. psycology
    scientific study of (gene-brain) behavior- environment interactions.
  3. scientific method
    strategy for understanding nature/world.

    • :involves gathering information making:
    • -observations, collecting data, beliefs are not facts but opionionated.

    goal: accurately/objectively describe and explain the progressive physical and psychological changes.
  4. gene (unit heritance)
    composed of a sequence of chemical compounds (nucleotides) that specify the structure and production of a protein.
  5. brain (organ of thought)
    composed of neurons, specialized ells that thrnsmit and receive implusus.

    brain processes interpet/correlate stimulation received from the sense organs, initiate motor impluses, and supervise and coordnate the activity of the entire nervous system

    ex. breathing, heartrate
  6. behavior
    everything an organism's do; anything a dead person cant do.

    • ex. thinking, feeling, acting.
    • (if a dead person can do it, its not behavior)
  7. environment
    • everything that has an effect on a organism
    • (antecedents and consequences, proximal and distal)
  8. 1.reductionism

    2. antireductionism
    • 1. - biology influences (order of the words, grammer)
    • 2. analyzing on a scale that is most applicable for the area of study
  9. phylogenetic

    direct line of desent within a group, one of the usually primary divisions of the animal kingdom.

    ex. natural selection
  10. ontogenetic

    onto- organism
    • learning during an organisms lifetime.
    • change in behavior due to learning

    ex. cat pushing a dog
Card Set:
child development <3
2011-04-11 22:34:09

child adolescent
Show Answers: