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PSYA02 Lec 7: Life, The Early Years

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
Steve Joordens
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 7 Life The Early YearsJanuary 23 2012developmentchanges that occur throughout lifespandevelopment of child is not done after birthneed the environment to finish developmentwere born needing relationships because humans are very social beingsthe first priority of an infant is to figure out the way to move around its environmentdata can be put into two different methods crosssectional studies and longitudinal studiescrosssectionalcomparison of different individuals over different groups usually different ageeasiest study but the worry is that there are extraneous factors outside of their agelongitudinalspecific individual is studied at different points in time ie at different agestakes time and also subjects get repeated use with tasks practice effectneither techniques are perfect but they are both commonly usedprenatal Stage 38 weeks in totalzygote first two weeksembryo two to eight weeksfetus
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