Glossary of Introduction to Lifespan
Other Decks By This User
- What are the domains of development?
- Biosocial, cognitive and psychosocial.
- What are biosocial domains?
- Physical, biological and evolutionary factors affecting growth and development.
- What are cognitive domains?
- Perception, memory and imagination which affect growth and development.
- What are psychosocial domains?
- Emotions, personality and relationships with other people that affect growth and development.
- What does the term 'nature' refer to?
- Genetic and various inborn biological factors affecting overall development.
- What does the term 'nurture' refer to?
- The influences of development arising from experience.
- When we say 'epigenetic,' we mean what?
- A combination of nature and nurture.
- Define continuity.
- An uninterrupted succession or flow; a steady progression.
- Define discontinuity.
- An abrupt shift or change.
- Contexts of development describes what?
- Circumstances which affect development.
- Name some contexts of development.
- Society, home, school, gender and socioeconomic status.
- What are the (hint: six) steps of scientific research?
- 1. Question 4. Test
2. Hypothesize 5. Conclude
3. Predict 6. Publish
- Describe what naturalistic observation and field experiment is, and name a drawback.
- A research method where persons are observed in their natural environment. Variability is a drawback.
- What are independent/dependent variables and what do they refer to?
- They refer to a controlled experiment. Independent is the difference a group receives and dependent is the measure of response and behavior.
You must Login or Register to add cards