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DefinitionTermFirst Letters
pattern of continuity and change in human capabilities that occurs throught the course of lifeD
an organism's biological inheritanceN
An organism's environmenal experiencesN
test of perception that involves giving an infant a choice of what object to look at and that is used to determine whether infants can distinguish between objectsP L
decreased responsiveness to a stimulus after repeated presentations. Habituation is used in infant research to examine if an infant can discriminate between an old stimulus and a nH
concept or framework that already exists at a given moment in a person's mind and that organizes information and provides a structure for interpreting itS
an individual's incorporation of new information into existing knowlegeA
an indiviual's adjustment of a schema to new informationA
the first Piagetian stage of cognitive development (birth to about 2 years of age), in which infants construct an understanding of the world by coordinating sensory experiences (suS S
the second Piagetian stage of cognitive development (appoximately 2 to 7 years of age), in which thought becomes more symbolic than in the sensorimotor stage but the child cannot yP S
the third Piagetian stage of cognitive development (appoximately 7 to 11 years of age), in which thought becomes operational and intuitive reasoning is replaced by logical reasoninC O S
the fourth and final Piagetian stage of cognitive development (emerging from about 11 to 15 years of age), in which thinking becomes more abstract, idealistic, and logicalF O S
the close emotional bond between an infant and its caregiverA
an important aspect of socioemotional development in which infants use the caregiver, usually the mother, as a secure base from which to explore the enivronmentS A
an individual's behavioral style and characteristic way of respondingT
DefinitionTermFirst Letters
a restrictive, punitive parenting style in which the parent exhorts the child to follow the parent's directions and to value hard work and effortA P
a parenting style that encourages children's independence (but still places limits and controls on their behavior); it includes extensive verbal give-and-take, and warm and nurturiA P
a parenting style in which parents are univolved in their child's lifeN P
a parenting style in which parents are involved with their children but place few limits on themI P
behavior that is intended to benefit other peopleP B
the main class of male sex hormonesA
the main class of female sex hormonesE
expectations for how females and males should think, act, and feelG R
a person's ability to recover from or adapt to difficult timesR
a period of rapid skeletal and sexual maturation that occurs mainly in early adolescenceP
Erikson's fifth psychological stage in which adolescents face the challenge of finding out who they are, what they are all about, and where they are going in lifeI V I C
transition from adolescence to adulthoodE A
an individual's accumulated information and verbal skillsC I
an individual's abilbity to reason abstractlyF I
expert knowlege about the practical aspects of lifeW

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