EXAM 1 Study Guide Exam date 2/11 Tuesday
Areas from textbook listed could be exam material.
Chapter 1 Introduction and research
The Life-Span Perspective
The Importance of Studying Development
Characteristics of the Life-Span Perspective
Some Contemporary Concerns
The Nature of Development
Biological, Cognitive, and Socioemotional Processes
Periods of Development
The Significance of Age
Discuss how age is related to happiness.
ways age can be conceptualized.
the nature/nurture,stability-change, continuity-discontinuity issue.
Research in Life-Span Development
Methods for Collecting Data
Time Span of Research
Conducting Ethical Research
Three periods of prenatal development
teratogen and how teratogens affect the developing organism.
effects of prescription and nonprescription drugs on the developing organism.
effects of diseases, stress other teratogens
maternal factors and prenatal development.
paternal factors and prenatal development.
environmental hazards to prenatal development.
the impact of prenatal care
Low-birthweight infants, preterm infants, and small-for-date infants.
consequences of low-birthweight and preterm birth.
Changes that take place in the postpartum period.
physical adjustments a woman’s body makes during the postpartum period.
emotional and psychological adjustments a woman may experience.
bonding in the parent–child relationship.
Chapter 3 Infancy
Cephalocaudal and Proximodistal Sequences
Height and Weight
The Brain's Development
The Brain's Lobes and Hemispheres
Early Experience and the Brain
Nutritional Needs and Eating Behavior
Breast- Versus Bottle-Feeding
Gross and Fine Motor Skills
SENSORY AND PERCEPTUAL DEVELOPMENT
Habituation and Dishabituation; Joint attention
What Is Language?
Language Rule systems
How Language Develops
Recognize language sounds
Babbling and Gestures
Biological and Environmental Influences
Chapter 4 Infancy EMOTIONAL AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT
Affect in Parent-Child Relationships
Emotional Regulation and Coping
Defining and Classifying Temperament
Goodness of Fit
Parenting and the Child's Temperament
Gender, Culture, and Temperament
Erikson theory: trust and autonomy
The Developing Sense of Self and Independence
What Is Attachment?
Caregiving Styles and Attachment Classification
Attachment, Temperament, and the Wider Social World
Transition to Parenthood
Family as a System
Maternal and Paternal Infant Caregiving