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Psychology 100 Chapter 9 & 10 Lifespan Development

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Psychology 100 Chapter 9 & 10 Lifespan Development 100

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These notes cover the entire Chapter 9 and 10, Lifespan Development in detail.
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Dr. Angela deDios
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This 17 page Class Notes was uploaded by Stephanie Notetaker on Monday April 4, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 100 at California State University Long Beach taught by Dr. Angela deDios in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 39 views. For similar materials see General Psychology in Psychlogy at California State University Long Beach.

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Date Created: 04/04/16
Monday, April 4, y Chapter 9 & 10 Lifespan Development Developmental Psychology ­ My background! Development through life ­ ­ What is “normal” development? ­ What can impact development? ­ The importance of cu lture Nature vs. Nurture ­ Nature • Genetics • Maturation • Critical period Nurture ­ • Environment Stages vs. Continuity ­ Stages                                                 ­ Continuity 1 Monday, April 4, y Stability vs. Change ­ Stability                                                   ­ Change Development Research ­ Cross­sec tional design  • Multiple age groups • Study at one time point • Disadvantages ­ Cohort effects ­ Only measure at one time point 2 Monday, April 4, y ­ Longitudinal design • Follow same people • Study over several years • Disadvantages ­ Expensive, time consuming ­ Participants drop out over time Cross-Sectional vs. Longitudinal Types of Development ­ Physical development Cognitive development ­ ­ Social­emotional development ­ Moral development ­ Personality development 3 Monday, April 4, y Physical Development Prenatal development - • Germinal period  ­ Zygote • Embryonic period Embryo ­ • Fetal period ­ Fetus 4 Monday, April 4, y ­ Childhood ­ Adolescence ­ Adulthood - Early Childhood Development • Born with most of the brain cells you will need ­ Wiring is immature at birth • Motor development through maturation • Sense of hearing, smell, and touch are good • Vision is poorly developed  Adolescence - • Puberty ­ Growth spurt ­ Menarche or spermarche Secondary sex characteristics ­ ­ Triggered by hormones ­ Frontal lobes not fully developed  - Emerging Adulthood • Identify exploration  • Instability • Self­focus 5 Monday, April 4, y • Feeling in­between • Age of possibilities  • Brain development  • Between ages 18­25 • Transition into adulthood has become ambiguous  • Markers of adulthood shifted from role transitions to less concrete attributes ­ Take responsibility for your actions  ­ Make independent decisions  ­ Financial independence  - Middle Adulthood • Declines in vision  • Thinning/graying hair • Wrinkling skin • Loss in height, gain in weight • Menopause and andropause • Midlife crisis = myth  - Late Adulthood • Changes are gradual  • Blood pressure increases • Vision, hearing, and olfaction decline  • Decline in cognitive and memory skills  Cognitive Development 6 Monday, April 4, y ­ Jean Piaget  • Children  tiny adults • Stage theory • Schemas ­ Assimilation  ­ Accommodation Piaget’s Stage Theory ­ Sensorimotor stage ­ Preoperational stage ­ Concrete operational stage ­ Formal operational stage Sensorimotor Stage (birth - 2 yrs) ­ Main goal = object permanence  Preoperational Stage (2 - 7 yrs) ­ Lack of operations • Problems with conservation (video) 7 Monday, April 4, y ­ Egocent rism ­ Animistic thinking  Concrete Operational (7 - 11 yrs) ­ Achieves conservation ­ Can think logically about concrete objects ­ Cannot think abstractly Video  ­ Formal Operations (11 and up) Abstract thinking ­ ­ Hypothetical thinking ­ Imaginary audience 8 Monday, April 4, y ­ Personal fable Vygotsky vs. Piaget ­ Vygotsky • Construct knowledge ­ Culture ­ Language ­ Social interactions • Zone of proximal development Social - Emotional Development Attachment 9 Monday, April 4, y ­ Nature or nurture? ­ What happens when there is no attachment? Harlow ­ • Contact comfort Attachment Styles ­ Ainsworth ­ Strange situation Attachment Styles ­ Attachment styles • Secure • Anxious/ambivalent • Anxious/avoidant • Disorganized/disoriented 10 Monday, April 4, y ­ Why? Attachment Styles and Later Relationships Parenting Styles ­ Baumri nd • 2 dimensions ­ Control/demandingness ­ Warmth/responsiveness 11 Monday, April 4, y Influence of Parenting ­ Authoritative = better outcomes Correlation  ­  causation  • Child temperament • Child’s expectations ­ Influence of culture Moral Development Morality - Kohlberg ­ Postconventional ­ Conventional  12 Monday, April 4, y ­ Preconventional Kohlberg’s Critics ­ Is moral reasoning enough? ­ Does this model apply to all cultures? ­ Does this model apply to both genders? Personality Development Thomas and Chess Temperament ­ Easy 13 Monday, April 4, y ­ Difficult ­ Slow ­ to ­ warm ­ up Erickson’s Stages of Psychosocial Development ­ Stage 1         ­ Stage 2 ­ Trust vs. mistrust                                 ­ Autonomy vs. Shame & Doubt ­ Birth ­ age 1                                 ­ Age 1­3                   14 Monday, April 4, y ­ Stage 3                                                   ­ Stage 4         ­ Initiative vs. guilt                                     ­ Industry vs. inferiority  ­ Ages 3­6                                                 ­ Age 6­12 ­ Stage 5                                                    ­ Stage 6 ­ Identity vs. role confusion                        ­ Intimacy vs. isolation ­ Age 12­20                                                ­ Early adulthood               ­ Stage 7                                                 ­ Stage 8 ­ Generativity vs. stagnation                       ­ Ego integrity vs. despair ­ Middle adulthood                                      ­ Late adulthood 15 Monday, April 4, y Death ­ Death anxiety  ­ Shift to medicalization of death ­ Right­to­die/ dying with dignity  Close to Death ­ Kubler ­ Ross ­ 5 stages  • Denial  • Anger • Bargaining  16 Monday, April 4, y • Depression • Acceptance 17


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