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Week 4 Notes

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Week 4 Notes PSYC 10300

Vanessa Zimmerman

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Human development, Piaget's theory
General Psychology
Adam Leuke
Class Notes
General Psychology, Introduction to Psychology, Psychology, intro, general, psych
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Date Created: 03/22/16
Week  4  Psychology  Notes       Human  Development:     Motor  Development  and  Early  Emotional  Development     -­‐   Attachment  Theory  (Harlow  video  example)   o   1.  Secure   o   2.  Anxious   o   3.  Avoidant   Piaget’s  Theory  of  Cognitive  Development:   -­‐   1.  The  sensori-­‐motor  stage  (0-­‐2)   o    Object  Permanence   §   Video  example;   o   Intentional,  goal  directed  behavior   o   Deferred  imitation   -­‐   2.  The  Preoperational  stage  (2-­‐7)   o   a.  Language   o   b.  Play   o   c.  Pictorial  representation   §   Wkuk  elephant,  story  of  lisa   o   d.  Limitations  to  preoperational  thought   §   1)  Egocentrism  -­‐   §   2)  Conservation   §   3)  Irreversibility   §   4)  Centration   §   5)  Animism   -­‐   3.  The  Concrete  Operational  Stage  (7-­‐12)   o   a.  Conservation  (video  example)   o   b.  Concrete,  tangible  information   §   A  father  and  his  son  are  in  a  car  accident.  The  father  dies  instantly,  and   the  son  is  taken  to  the  nearest  hospital.  The  doctor  comes  in  and   exclaims  "I  can't  operate  on  this  boy."   §   "Why  not?"  the  nurse  asks.   §   "Because  he's  my  son,"  the  doctor  responds.     o   c.  Understanding  Humor   §   Somebody  stole  my  mood  ring  and  I’m  not  quite  sure  how  I  feel  about   that.    Tracy  Jordan   -­‐   4.  The  Formal  Operational  Stage  (12  up)   o   A.  Abstract,  scientific  thinking   §   If  a  baseball  and  a  bat  cost  $1.10  together,  and  the  bat  costs  $1.00  more   than  the  ball,  how  much  does  the  ball  cost?   o   B.  Think  about  moral  reasoning/idealism   §  –  Patton  2:54-­‐end     Personality:   Stages:  building,  age,  and  behavior  transitions   -­‐   Erikson’s  stages:  each  is  a  crisis  based  on  social  relationships  –  shapes  personality   o   Stage  1  –  Trust  vs.  MisTrust  (infants)   o   Stage  2  –  Autonomy  vs.  Shame  and  Doubt  (age  2-­‐3)   §   Regulation  and  self  sufficiency   o   Stage  3  –  Initiative  vs.  Guilt  (age  3-­‐6)   §   Social  family  functioning  and  self  confidence   o   Stage  4  –  Industry  vs.  Inferiority  (6-­‐Puberty)   §   Move  to  outer  social  atmosphere;  competence   o   Stage  5  –  Identity  vs.  Confusion  (Adolescence)   §   Creating  self  concept  and  embracing  ideals   §   States  of  Identity   •   Diffusion   •   Foreclosure   •   Moratorium   •   Achievement   o   Stage  6  -­‐  Intimacy  vs.  Isolation  (early  adulthood)   §   Openness  vs.  withdrawn  and  manipulation   o   Stage  7  –  Generativity  vs.  Self  Absorption  (middle  adulthood)   §   Younger  generation  concern  or  self  indulgence   o   Stage  8  –  Integrity  vs.  Despair  (retirement  years)   §   Moral  Development:   Distinguishing  right  from  wrong  –  behavior   -­‐   Kohlberg’s  Stage  Theory:  reasoning  rather  than  behavior   o   Level  1  –  Preconventional   §   Based  on  external  authority   o   Level  2  –  Conventional   §   Societal  rule  acceptance  and  conformity   o   Level  3  –  Postconventional:   §   Personal  code  of  ethics  –  flexible      


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