3-2-16 PSYC 110 - 008
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Savannah Webb on Thursday March 3, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to PSYC 110 - 008 at University of Tennessee - Knoxville taught by Alexander Malik Khaddouma in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 18 views. For similar materials see General Psychology - in Psychlogy at University of Tennessee - Knoxville.
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Human Development Developmental Psychology Study of how behavior changes over the life span Methods of study: - Cross-sectional research “snap-shot” that analyzes data from people at different age ranges at the same time - Longitudinal research Analyzes data from a cohort of people measured at multiple occasions over time Conception Issues in prenatal Development Teratognes Environmental factors that can exert a negative impact on prenatal development Links between maternal pregnancy behavior and later childhood outcomes - Intake of chemical compounds that require complex metabolic processing E.g alcohol. Nicotine, illicit drugs, certain medications, certain natural substances Stress Issues in prenatal development Embryonic Diapause Motor development Infant reflexes - Moro reflex Response to falling backwards - Grasping reflex Response to stimulation on palm of hand - Stepping reflex Response to pressure on bottom of foot