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Human and Development Family Studies - Week 1 Notes

by: Lauren Caldwell

Human and Development Family Studies - Week 1 Notes HDFS 101

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Covers everything in the second lecture by Jennifer Aberle, as the first lecture was introduction and info about her class.
Human Development and Family Studies
Jennifer Aberle
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Lauren Caldwell on Tuesday February 2, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to HDFS 101 at Colorado State University taught by Jennifer Aberle in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 51 views.


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Date Created: 02/02/16
All of the chapters ahead of time  "A frog in the well doesn’t know the ocean" o Babies often being with the same syllables cross country boarders o Language learned by imitation and communication  Culture o Nationality o Economic status  Based on three things: 1. Education 2. Income 3. Type of occupation o Language o Race o Gender o Religion  Community types o Urban, suburb, rural  Gender o Based on how society frames masculinity/femininity  Every person is: o Like everyone else o Like some other people o Like no other person  Age-related changes impact o Behavior o Thinking o Emotion o Personality Global Human Development  2 main reasons for US growth: 1. Total Fertility Rate (2.0) is low, but higher than most developed countries 2. Allows more legal immigration than most developed countries i. Also good to know that we have a high rate of infant mortality (within first year of birth) Developed country Developing country More affluence Less wealth 17% of global 83% of global population population Individualism Collectivism Variations between the two: - income, education, cultural beliefs, subcultures, majority v minority, gender, ethnicity  40% of world population lives off of less than 2 dollars a day  80% of world population has family income of less than six thousand dollars a year  Developed countries - 50% go on to tertiary education  Developing countries - 20% don’t complete primary school  Variations across countries o Individualistic o Collectivistic o Traditional culture o Globalization  Key: nature and nurture  Continuity o If development is only additions, stages concept isn’t needed  IS: Language  Discontinuity o Emergent strategies, qualities, and skills  IS: physical development Three types of changes  Age-graded universal changes o Ex: puberty  History graded changes o Ex: the depression, 9/11  Non normative changes o Unique events that change outlook Vulnerability Resilience  An area of potential  Ability to withstand these situations (in weakness vulnerabilities table)  Ex: growing up with a lack  Gains support from optimal of privileges environment  All have them, just not equal for all individuals Environment cause different effects  Gender o Interactions between environment and influences by birth  Critical period o Ex: lang development, imprinting  Sensitive period o Ripe to learn something  Ex: identity development between 12-25 Off time events On time events  Odd  Milestones situations  Ex: puberty at  E 12, death at 90-100 x: Death at 50 Atypical development  Talking from 8-15 months is the norm -> here, the example is talking at 18 months


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