Week 1 PSYC 201 LIfespan Development
Week 1 PSYC 201 LIfespan Development 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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