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Week 1 PSYC 201 LIfespan Development

by: Samantha Fore

Week 1 PSYC 201 LIfespan Development PSYC 201

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Samantha Fore
Ivy Tech Community College
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These notes cover week 1 (chapter 1) of a lifespan development course.
Lifespan Human Development
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lifespan development, Human Lifespan Development, Psychology, PSYC 201
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Date Created: 12/31/15
Chapter 1  Social domain­ change in variable that are associated with the relationships of a person to others  Cognitive domain­ changes in thinking, memory, problem solving, and other intellectual  skills  Physical domain­ changes in size, shape, and character of body  Quantitative change­ a change in amount  Qualitative change­ change in kind or type; like puberty  Normative age­graded changes­ changes that are common to every member of species;  baby’s first steps  Normative history­graded changes­ changes that occur in most members of a cohort  (group) as a result of factors at work during a specific historical period  Non­normative changes­ result from unique, unshared events; conception is an example  Type of research­ naturalistic observation, case study (in­depth examination of a single  person), survey, correlation (relationship between 2 variables that can be expressed as a  number from ­1.00 to +1.00), experiment (study that tests a casual hypothesis)  Cross­sectional research design­ which groups of people of different ages are compared  Longitudinal research design­ which people in a single groups are studied at different  times in their lives  Sequential research design­ that combines cross­sectional and longitudinal examinations  of development  Independent variable­ presumed casual element in an experiment  Dependent variable­ characteristic or behavior that is expected to be affected by the  independent variable 


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