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Hdfs 2400 - Principles of Human Development
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HDFS 2400 Midterm Study Guide Chapter 1 Research Naturalistic observation observation that occurs in a real world setting without any attempt to manipulate situation Standardized test given with uniform procedures for administration and scoring Case study in depth examination of an individual Descriptive research aims to observe and record behavior Correlational research focuses on describing the strength of the relation between two or more events or characteristics Correlational coefficient number based on statistical analysis that is used to describe the degree of association between two variables Experiment carefully regulated procedure in which one or more of the factors is believed to influence the behavior being studied is manipulated and all other fats are held constant Cross sectional approach research strategy in which individuals of different ages are compared at on time Longitudinal approach research strategy in which the same individuals are studied over a period of time Cohort effects effects that are due to a subject s time of birth or generation but not age Development pattern of movement change that begins at conception and continues through the lifespan Multi dimensional biological cognitive socioemotional o Biological processes changes in an individual s physical nature o Cognitive processes changes in an individual s thought intelligence and language o Socioemotional processes changes in an individual s relationships with other people emotions and personality Plasticity capacity for change changes in neural connections during development as a result of environmental interactions as well as neural changes induced by learning Stability change Multidirectional some components expand and others shrink throughout life o EX language Multi disciplinary social scientists genetics neurologists etc Occurs in context o Context setting in which development occurs which is influenced by historical economic social and cultural factors o Normative age graded



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