PSYC 4010 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Sociobiology, Ethology, Medical Model

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PSYC 4010 Developmental Psychology
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Chapter 2 biological-based theories of development
Theories
Person
Process
Outcome
Evolutionary
theory (Darwin)
Biological
Source - inherited trait
Survival
Role of environment
secondary (person is
primary)
Ethology (Lorenz
& Tinbergen)
Biological
Source instincts
Survival
Role of environment
secondary
Sociobiology
Wilson)
Biological
Source inherited genes
Survival and reproduction
Role of environment
secondary
Evolutionary
development
psychology
epigenetics
(Greary &
Bjorklund)
Biological
Source environmental
stimuli
Triggered genes (on and
off)
Role of environment
primary (environment
controls genes)
Behaviour
genetics (Scarr)
Biological, active being
(niche-picking they pick
their environment)
Source inherited genes
Expressed gene
Role of environment
secondary
Brain behaviour
relations
Biological
Source external stimuli
that influences brain
structure
Developed brain structure
Role of environment
secondary
Medical model
Biological
Source inherited genes
Diagnosis or treatment
Role of environment
secondary