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Pysch1101Mod2.pdf Psyc 1101

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Mod 2 notes from the slide and lecture.
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This 4 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alicia Notetaker on Sunday September 13, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Psyc 1101 at University of Connecticut taught by Jason Anastas in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 37 views.


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Date Created: 09/13/15
Pysch 1101 Mod 2 Development Through the Lifespan By birth most brain cells are already formed Connection between cells growth occurs by forming connections between cells synaptogenesis mostly for kids like you forget a language that you really don t use anymore Prefrontal Cortex decision making Visual Cortex for vision Little children see things more than they make decisions Stimulate brain growth Maturation biological growth that occurs in orderly sequence determined by genes requires no environmental influence Experience can alter stimulate or hinder growth Romanian orphans Increased synaptic density for required skills Motor Development Requires Brain maturation Muscular development Coordination Progression Universal Might skill crawling or roll or scoot instead Age of onset variability Age of motor skill onset can be influence based on experience Cognitive Development Carolyn Rovee Collier mobile study capable of learning and remembering operant conditioning Piaget Swiss Psychology Theory of Cognity Created IQ test Interested in the mistake children made Concluded that children reason differently about problems at different stages in life 1St rely on reflexes for information Before he thought that children were passive learners Piaget actively try to gain information Children organize information into schemas with new information they apply or change those schemas assimilate schema they take the old information and apply it to the new 1St stage Sensorimotor Stage Accommodate schema Lack object permanence knowing the object continues to exist when not visible 06 months won t search for hidden object By 6 months will search 810 months fail A not B task 12 months passes A not B task PWP Baillagean measured infant looking time to possible and impossible events Infants stare in disbelief when they find things that don t make sense like the car going through a block 2quot l Stage Preoperational Stage 1 Fail to understand conversation if you have to liquids the are the same equal amount and pour one into a different container and ask which one has more 2 Suffer from egocentrism Don t understand that others have different perspectives 3 Theory of Mind theory of own and other people s mental thoughts 3rel Stage Concrete Operational Stage Understand conversation MathematicalTransformation 4th Stage Formal Operational Stage Can conceive of hypothetical proposition Understand deductive logic Can consider abstract concepts Social Development Attachment a strong bond between infant and caregiver Forms in 1St 2 years Evident from Stranger anxiety Separation distress Harry Harlow Critical importance of socialization Power of contact comfort over food Secure attachment aids exploration Some species form attachments through a process called imprinting Ex Ducks when they see their mother they follow her around Critical period they have to see something before the moment ends Strange situation examine infant behaviors when 1 Stranger enters The mother leaves The mother returns 1 Securely attached Insecurer attached Infant Temperament difficult easy or slow warm up Sensitive Caregiving Respond appropriately or respond inconsistently Attachment Authoritarian parents impose strict rules and expect obedience Permissive parents submit to child demands Authoritative demanding but responsive to child what parents want to be


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