Mizzou NUTR_S 1340 - Exam 1 Review sheet (2 pages)

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Nutr_S 1340 - Introduction to Exercise and Fitness

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Psychology 2410 Section 01 Developmental Psychology Exam 1 Review Packet Exam 1 Tuesday September 16 Format and Composition of Exams The exams in this class are multiple choice and matching have approximately 60 questions are NOT cumulative even the final For Exam All of the material from the lectures and textbook up to and including the lecture on September 11 will be on the exam Greater emphasis will be given to the material covered in class However there will also be questions specifically drawn from the reading Hints and Preparation You will never be asked to identify researchers by name I will always give some other descriptive phrase in the question to identify what is being referred to For example I would not ask merely what Boismeyer s research showed but I might ask about Boismeyer s checkerboard study in infancy However you may need to know the names and contributions of major theorists Age is important in developmental psychology Pay attention to the ages of subjects in experiments paying attention to ages children reach developmental milestones Lectures and readings combine general descriptions of what children are like at various ages with descriptions of particular experiments You should know what methods were used in these studies what did the experimenters show their subjects how old were their subjects and what response did they measure the results of the study what did the subjects do and the conclusion drawn from the results what do the results tell us about development If you can say a sentence or two about these three things then you understand the experiment In reviewing your readings pay attention to the chapter summaries provided at the end of each chapter in the textbook Review of Topics Historical Foundations Know the names of major historical figures and their views regarding the mechanisms driving development e g nature v nurture Themes in Development and Research Methods Know the seven themes and be able to identify exemplars of each



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