Psych 361 Study Guide 1 Fall 2015
What is meant by the terms: tabula rasa, SES?
What is the nature-nurture controversy? What is maturation?
What is meant by developmental continuity versus developmental discontinuity?
The most basic activity of science is observation. How is an experiment a form of controlled observation?
What are the two metaphors of psychoanalysis discussed in class (and the Psychoanalysis primer)?
What are the elements or structures that constitute Freud's theory of mind?
Which structure of the mind did Freud see as the ...view middle of the document...
single gene inheritance
What are Scarr's three types of Genotype-environment interaction?
What is meant by shared and non-shared environmental experiences?
Why does behavioral genetics utilize the following research approaches: Twin Study, Adoption Study, Combined Approach?
What is a genetic disorder?
What are the major characteristics of the 3 main periods of prenatal development?
What is the placenta?
Can mother’s emotional state influence her fetus?
What is teratology?
What is the importance of birth weight? Length of pregnancy?
What groups are at greatest risk for delivering low birth weight infants?
What is the APGAR scale?
What is the Brazelton scale?
What is the postpartum period?
What are the effects of interventions for low birth weight infants?