DEVELOPMENT PSYCHOL DEP 3053
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Date Created: 09/18/15
Developmental Psychology Chapter 1 Vocab Age Graded in uences events that are strongly related to age and therefore are fairly predictable in when they occur and how long they last Behavior modification consists ofprocedures that combine conditioning and modeling to eliminate undesirable conditions Behaviorism directly observable events stimuli and responses are the appropriate focuses of study according to behaviorism Chronosystem the temporal aspect of the EST life changes can be imposed externally or can arise from within the person since individuals select modify and create many of their own settings and experiences Clinical Interview researchers use a exible conversational style to probe for the participants point ofview Case study method brings together a wide range of information on one person including interviews observations and tests scores Cognitivedevelopmental theory Cohort effects individuals born in the same time period are in uenced by a particular set of historical and cultural conditions Results based on one cohort may not apply to people developing at other times Contexts unique combinations ofpersonal and environmental circumstances that can result in different oaths of change Continuous development a process of gradually augmenting the same types of skills that were there to begin with Correlation coefficient a number that describes how two variables are associated Correlational design researchers gather information on individuals generally in natural life circumstances Then they look at relationships betweens participants characteristics and their behavior or development Crosssectional design groups ofpeople differing in age are studied at the same point in time Dependent variable the variable the investigator expects to be in uenced by the independent variable Developmental cognitive neuroscience brings together researchers from psychology biology neuroscience and medicine to study the relationship between changes in the brain and the developing person s cognitive processing and behavior patterns Developmental science field of study devoted to understanding constancy and change throughout the lifespan Discontinuous development a process in which new ways of understanding and responding to the world emerge at specific times Ecological systems theory views the person as adapting within a complex system of relationships affected by multiple levels of the surrounding environment
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