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Week 11 PSYC 201 Lifespan Development

by: Samantha Fore

Week 11 PSYC 201 Lifespan Development PSYC 201

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Samantha Fore
Ivy Tech Community College
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These notes cover week 11 (chapter 13) of a lifespan development course.
Lifespan Human Development
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Psychology, lifespan development, PSYC 201, Human Development
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Date Created: 01/06/16
Chapter 13  Primary aging­ age­related physical changes that have a biological basis and are  universally shared and inevitable  Secondary aging­ age­related changes that are due to environmental influences, poor  health habits, or disease  Immune system gets worse as people age.  Sense of control­ “locus of control”; set of beliefs about causes of events  Bacterial STDs­ caused by microorganisms that can be eradicated through the use of  antibiotic solutions; chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis  Viral STDs­ cannot be treated with antibiotics; herpes, HPV, HIV/Aids  Partner abuse­ physical acts or other behavior intended to intimidate or harm an intimate  partner; alcohol, jealousy, poverty, and being a high school dropouts may be factors  Date rape­ involves the use of alcohol or drugs to loosen the inhibition of the victim;  most of the time the victim knows the culprit  Anxiety and mood disorders­ depression, OCD, generalized anxiety, social anxiety,  bipolar disorder  Personality disorders­ inflexible pattern of behavior that leads to difficulty in social,  educational, and occupational functioning; antisocial, paranoid, histrionic, narcissistic,  and borderline personality disorders  Schizophrenia­ serious mental disorder characterized by disturbance of thought such as  delusions and hallucinations  Substance abuse­ pattern of behavior in which a person continues to use a substance even though it interferes with psychological, occupational, educational, and social functioning  Kohlberg’s post­formal thought­ types of thinking that are associated with hypothesized  th 5  stage of cognitive development  Relativism­ the idea that some propositions cannot be adequately described as either true  or false  Dialectic thought­ form of thought involving recognition and acceptance of paradox and  uncertainty  Reflective judgement­ the ability to identify the underlying assumptions of differing  perspectives on controversial issues  Crystallized intelligence­ knowledge and judgment acquired through education and  experience  Fluid intelligence­ the aspect of intelligence that reflects fundamental biological  processes and does not depend on specific experiences  Gender and college­ more females go to college than males; more females graduate  college and study more than males


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