Flashcards in Psychology: Development & Individual Differences Deck (14):
Studying a variety of age at a given point in time.
Studying by following the same group for years.
Begins with conception
Chemicals and viruses that can reach the developing child and cause harm.
Can result in fetal alcohol syndrome.
Can result in premature birth and/or lung problems. Critical time after 20 weeks.
Can result in anemia, and/or mental retardation. Critical throughout pregnancy.
rubella (German Measles)
Can result in mental retardation and possibly death. Critical time first months.
Can result in bleeding problems. Critical last months and at birth.
Can result in spontaneous abortion or neurological problems.
Begins with birth and lasts until about the age of two years. Height and weight increase more than at any other point.
A child throws its arms and legs out then brings them back into fetal position.