Flashcards in Exploring Education Deck (15)
_________ refers to physical changes in size, such as gains in height and weight.
__________ is the gradual increase in skills and abilities that occur over a lifetime.
___________ growth is rapid in the first year of life.
__________-__________ skills, such as walking and throwing are dependent on the development of the large muscles.
___________-__________ skills, such as picking up objects and eating with a spoon, are dependent on the development of the small muscles.
Processes involving thought and knowledge are called __________.
The way people change and improve their ability to think and learn throughout life is called _______ development.
________-________ development includes the area of relationships and feelings.
Explanations about why people act and behave the way they do and joe they change over time are called ________ _______.
_________ is the belief that a persons behavior is determined by forces beyond his or her control.
According to _________, infants came into the works as "black screens."
Pavlov's theory of _________ conditioning refers to learned responses to the previously neutral stimulus
People tend to repeat behaviors that have a positive result in ________ conditioning
The theory suggests that while people are affected by rewards and punishments, their reactions are filtered by their own thought, perceptions, and motivations is called ______ ______ ______
Social cognitive theory