HDFS101 Lecture 2: Notes- 9:6:16

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Department
Human Development and Family Studies
Course
HDFS101
Professor
Palkovitz Rob
Semester
Fall

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find more resources at oneclass.com HDFS: 9/6/16 The Developmental Manifesto (continued ) Basic Developmental research Methods : The Life- Span Perspective: - Some elaborations on Paul Baltes - development is a lifelong process - Multidimensional - Bio-psycho-social-spiritual - Biological - socioemotional - cognitive - Development is multidirectional - There are both gains and losses - Lifelong Plasticity - never too old to change - neural network gets modified by your experience - plasticity decreases with age - Historical and Cultural embeddedness - contextualized or situated - Development is Multiply influenced - Understanding development requires different disciplines -Growth, Maintenance and Regulation of loss - Biology, culture, physical environment, and individual factors working together 3 or 4 Recurring Issues in Human Development: - Nature/nurture - Universal/Context Specific -Stability /change - characteristics persist over time/change - Continuity/ Discontinuity - Gradual or abrupt - Incremental or stage like - Discontinues OFTEN environmentally/event introduced Compensatory Growth - Growth curve ( Environmental Variation) find more resources at oneclass.com find more resources at oneclass.com Developmental Principles - There is variation among individuals How many children born to the same mother? - 69 - To the first wife of Feodor Vassilyev (1797-1782) of Shuya, Russia - Between 1725 and 1765, in a total of 27 confinements : - 16 pair of twins - 7 set of triplets - 4 sets of quadruplets - 67 survived infancy Parenting Records - youngest mother- 5 - youngest father- 9 - oldest mother- 70 - oldest father- 96 - youngest grandparents- 17 - Development does follow an orderly sequence ( Developmental Norms for age and older) - Implication: - are you on schedule? tells you information about the child - fall outside of norms- whats going on? What type of intervention is helpful? - social effects - other achievements/skills - whats next? - There are significant differences between what is POSSIBLE, what is NORMAL, and what is DESIRABLE In our Culture, we rely heavily on the scientific method - Research as an
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