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PSY 205 Chapter 10: Chapter 10 Quiz Study Guide

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PSY 205
Shannon Houck

Chapter 10 Quiz Study Guide Section 10.1  The Course of Prenatal Development o Germinal stage: first stage of prenatal development, encompassing the first 2 weeks after conception  Placenta: allows oxygen and nutrients to pass into the fetus from the mother’s bloodstream and bodily wastes to pass out to the mother o Embryonic stage: second stage of prenatal development, lasting from 2 weeks until the end of the second month o Fetal stage: third stage of prenatal development, lasting from 2 months to birth o Fetal alcohol syndrome: collections of congenital (inborn) problems associated with excessive alcohol use during pregnancy Section 10.2  Exploring the World: Motor development o Maturation: development that reflects the gradual unfolding of one’s genetic blueprint o Developmental norms: indicate the typical (median) age at which individuals display various behaviors and abilities  Early Emotional Development: Attachment o Attachment (know theories and patterns): close emotional bonds of affection that develop between infants and their caregivers  Harry Harlow: cloth baby or metal baby  Secure attachment:  Insecure attachment  Avoidant-ambivalent attachment  Avoidant attachment o Separation anxiety: emotional distress seen in many infants when they are separated from people with whom they have formed an attachment Section 10.3  The Growth of Thought: Cognitive Development o Piaget’s theory and stages of cognitive development
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