Week 3 Notes
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Sydney Shields on Friday September 11, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSYCH 280 at Kansas State University taught by Mark Barnett in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 21 views. For similar materials see Psych Childhood and Adolescence in Psychlogy at Kansas State University.
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Date Created: 09/11/15
Some data collection procedures Questionaires Tests Sociometric Rating Observations Need higher interrater reliability 9 R2 InterviewSelfreport R1 Studying Individuals over Time Studying individuals of a certain group at the same time Cross Sectional Study Strengths of the CrossSectional Study Economical Gathers a lot of results Problem in interpreting the results Issue cohert effects Not looking at changes over time cannot talk about developmental effect Longitudinal Method Strengths Looking at behavior over time Limitations Including participant selection and m Having to keep track lose people over time attrition Takes a long time Environmental changes Subject selection only some Will be voluntary Case Study Study one individual in great detail An irony to consider 9 a lot of the famous theories come from case studies but rarely are they used in the research Some purpose of case studies Provide example of some new techniquetreatment Provide a counterexample to someone s universal postulate Study a unique individual May use case study as a stepping stone to larger correlationalexperimental study PPM Issues interpreting results if case study No best way to do research In uenced by various factors Importance of using MULTIMETHOD APPROACH To avoid method bias Infancy Sate of the Newborn Research on sucking Examples of re ex Sucking pupillary rooting grasp withdrawl Moro Babinski Can feel pain see color hear see and taste shortly after birth Norms of Development Normal Range of Response average mean Visual Perception Binocular vision or convergence Clarity of vision For first few weeks baby is very nearsighted Visual Attentional Preferences What does the infant choose to look at First 23 Months Movement amp black and white contrast Practical implication After 23 Months Complexity Familiarity Odd shape of something never seen before not familiar complex Familiar faceobj ect familiar NOT complex 9 more likely to look at 4 square 3 weeks 64 squares 8 weeks 676 squares 14 weeks
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