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.when we look at the course of social, emotional, moral, and intellectual development

Developmental Psychology

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natural growth or change triggered by biological factors

Maturation

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genetic information

Chromosomes

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hereditary units that we inherit from our parents

Genes

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molecular structure of a gene

DNA

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a developing individual from 2 weeks to 2 months after fertilization

Embryo

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developing individual from 3rd month after conception to birth

Fetus

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any harmful substance that can cause birth defects

Teratogens

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when there are different times that growth must occur if we are to develop normally

Critical Period

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occurs when a mother abuses alcohol (birth defect)

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

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simple, involuntary, unlearned behavior

Reflexes

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generalizations of categories

Schemas

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taking in new information. by using existing schemas

Assimilation

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modifying schemas when they do not work

Accommodation

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knowing that an object exists even if you can't see it

Object Permanence

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1st stage of cognitive development when an infant's mental activity is focused on senses and motor skills

Sensorimotor Period (Piaget)

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2nd stage of cognitive development (when kids start to understand, use, and create symbols)

Pre-operational Period

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the ability to recognize that the important property of substances remain constant despite changes in shape, length, or position

Conservation

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3rd stage of cognitive development where kids learn to do math (count, measure, add, and subtract)

Concrete Operations

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4th stage of cognitive development when we engage in hypothetical thinking

Formal Operations

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looking at how we take in, remember or forget, and use information

Information Processing Model

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an infant's basic, natural disposition (attitude or the way they are)

Temperament

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a deep, affectionate relationship with the idea that a child's attachment to a caregiver can affect them later in life

Attachment Theory

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what a child does around its caregiver to get their attention

Attachment Behavior

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how you learn social norms

Socialization

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parents interaction and discipline of their child

Parenting Styles

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strict parents

Authoritarian Parents

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parent who doesn't really parent

Permissive Parents

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cares about their kids and does nice things

Authoritative Parents

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parent who doesn't do a single thing for their kid

Uninvolved (Rejecting/Neglecting) Parents

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controlling your own emotions and behavior

Self-Regulation

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Gener (Sex) Roles

pattern of appearance of work of behavior that society associates with being male or female

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ability to thrive despite obstacles

Resilience

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ability for the first time to reproduce

Puberty

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part of you that reflects the racial, religious, or cultural group that you belong to

Ethnic Identity

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an adolescence when you have to put together a self-image of you as a unique person (figuring out who you are)

Identity Crisis

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how you understand right and wrong

Moral Development (Kohlberg)

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moral reasoning is not based on the conditions of society

Pre-conventional Level

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looking at how morality is based on rules and conventions

Conventional Level

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looking at universal principles of equality, justice, and fairness

Post-conventional Level

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a woman's reproductive capability stops

Menopause

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mid-life (you hope you have left some kind of legacy)

Generativity

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sharp decline in mental functioning a few months or years before death.

Terminal Drop