SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
UNIT CODE: APS 106
LECTURER’S NAME: Ms ESTHER GACHARA
TASK: LIFE CYCLE DEVELOPMENT IS DETERMINED IN THE WOMB. DISCUSS
NAME REG NO. SIGN
ORWA WINNIE ROSE AUMA C77/3728/2011
discussing human development. We will explain the life span perspective of development as well as summarize two theories of lifespan development. Lastly we will explainhowheredity and the environmentinteract to produceindividualdifferences in development.
Life Span Perspective of Development
Life Span – Prenatal Development
• The human genetic code, transmitted at conception from the mother and father and embedded in the first, single cell, determines the process that transforms the single cell into a person.
• Genes are composed of specific sequences of DNA molecules which are arranged...
even closer attention.
qualitative change- Qualitative differences focus on changes in the way children think, behave, and perceive the world differently as they mature.
quantitative change- Quantitative differences in child development refer to the changes children encounter as they acquire more...
Multitasking Intelligence and Mental Abilities • Theories of Intelligence • Intelligence Tests • What Makes a Good Test? Heredity, Environment, and Intelligence • Heredity • Environment • The IQ Debate: A Useful Model
• Mental Abilities and •
Human Diversity: Gender and Culture Extremes of Intelligence
Population: all individuals of a single species that lives together in the same place or time
• Polymorphism: the existence of discrete variants of a character
• Gene pool: the sum of all alleles at all gene loci in all individuals
• Genotype Frequencies: the percent og individuals possessing each...
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PSY 375 Week 1 Individual Assignment Lifespan Perspective Paper
Individual Assignment Life Span Perspective Paper
Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you explore human development.
the result of the continually changing process it refers to the constant fluctuations that occur in our level of health.
Relative Health refer to how we judge our health compared to other people or other points of time in our life.
Relative nature of health
Health can be viewed as relative. Relative...
Describe and characterize individualdifferences among learners.
No exact individual is the same. Even twin, maybe paternal or fraternal differ in their ways. Same through with learners in a classroom setting, they differ in many ways. It will be so hard to deal with them if you will not know and...
HEREDITY AND EVOLUTION
1. The similarities between parents and their offspring are accounted for by ‘heredity’, and the dissimilarities by ‘variation’. 2. Both heredity and variation are accounted for when we study ‘genetics’. 3. Asexual reproduction tends to produce ‘clones’,...
Conclusions Report Findings There are variations on this method that all scientists use.
Observations lead to questions. These questions are often how a problem is defined. Example Problem: Is growth of spinach plants influenced by light wavelength? Hypothesis: Spinach growth will be influenced by different...
describe how it is measured, and explain the factors that determine an individual’s personality.
2. Describe the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality framework and assess its strengths and weaknesses.
3. Identify the key traits in the Big Five personality model.
4. Demonstrate how the Big Five...
2) A) Write definitions for the following terms:
homeostasis is condition of relatively stable internal environment maintained within narrow limits
ectotherms are organisms that have approximately the same body temperature as the ambient...
can be affected in many ways, one of which is genetics. Everyone has different traits such as intelligence and shyness which they inherit through heredity. These traits impact human behavior and there are indications that behavior is affected by genetics.
* Social norms also impact Individual’s...
‘Genes’ refers to units of heredity information that consist of DNA and are located on chromosomes and can exist in alternative forms called alleles ttp://biology.about.com/library/glossary/bldefgenes.htm).
‘Environment’ according to The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth...
can be explained by environmental causes rather than by internal forces. |
Psychoanalytic Theory | | a theory developed by Freud that attempts to explain personality, motivation and mental disorders by focusing on unconscious determinants of the behavior |
Humanism | | |
Cognitive perspective |...
term personality is derived from the Latin word persona meaning a mask. Personality is a patterned body of habits, traits, attitudes and ideas of an individual as these are organized externally into roles and statuses and as they relate internally to motivation, goals and various aspects of selfhood.
this chapter, students should be able to:
1. Explain the factors that determine an individual’s personality. | 2. Describe the MBTI personality framework. |
3. Identify the key traits in the Big Five personality model. | 4. Explain the impact of job typology on the personality-job performance...
developing a person, the nurture and environment in which a person is brought up in is also an important factor. The nature vs. nurture issue dates back to Ancient Greeks, through the times of Aristotle and John Locke, with each philosopher projecting their own individual thoughts on the matter. Although...
Nature, Nurture, and Prenatal Development
Determining the Relative Influence of Nature and Nurture Developmental Research Techniques Prenatal Development: Conception to Birth
Physical Development: The Peak of Health Social...