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45 Cards in this Set

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Christian Doctrine
Original Sin
Teaches that all humans are born with a selfish nature because of the sin of Adam and Eve in the garden of eden.
Original Sin
Innate Goodness came form the ideas of ______ _____ _______.
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Innate Goodness
All huaman beings are naturally good and seek out experiences that will help them grow.
The scientific study of age related changes in behavior, thinking emotion, and personality.
Human Development
John Locke
Theory of the blank slate
Theory that an adult can mold children into whatever they want them to be.
The Blank Slate
____ are average ages at which developmental milestones are reached.
The gradually unfolding of a genetically programmed sequential pattern of change.
The term _______ ________ refers to the important changes occur during every period of development and that these changes must be interpreted in terms of the culture and context in which they occur.
Lifespan Perspective
Physiacl Domain
includes changes in the size, shape & characteristics of the body.
Socaial Domain
Includes variables that are associated with the relationship of an individual to others.
Cognitive Domain
Includes changes in thinking memory, & problem solving.
Social clock
set of age norms
Study different groups of people of different ages
Cross-sectional design
Study the same people over a period of time.
Longitudinal design
Combination of cross-sectional & longitudinal design
Sequential design
In depth examinations of single individuals.
Case Study
Observe people in their normal envirnment.
Naturalistic Observation
A relationship between 2 variables that can be expressed as a # number ranging from -1.00 to +1.00
No relation between the 2 variables.
Zero correlation.
The closer a positive correlation is to +1.00, the stronger the relationship between the 2 variables.
A study that tests a casual hypothesis.
Group where participants recieve the treatment the scientist that thinks will produce a particular effect.
Experimental Group
No speacial treatment or a neutral treatment.
Control Group
Presumed causual element in the experiment
Independent vaiable
The characteristic or behavior that the independent vaiable is expected to affect.
Dependent Variable
Detailed description of a single culture or context based on extensive observation.
Guidlines researchers follow to protect the right s of animals used in researcha nd humans who participate in studies.
Research Ethics
Protection from harm
Informed Consent
Knowledge of results
Research ethic's guidelines.
Internal drive for physical pleasure.
According to Freud personality has 3 parts.
id, ego, & the super ego.
Contains the libido, operates at the unconcious level, basic sexual and agressive impulses.
the concious thinking part of personality developed in the first 2 to 3 years of life, its job is to keep the needs of the id satisfied.
Moral Judge of persoanlity
Behaving as if a problem didnt exist
Pushing the memory of something unpleasant into the unconcious.
see your own behavior or belifs in others whether they are actually present or not
Behaving in a way that is inappropriate for one's age
Directing emotion to an object or person other than the one who provoked it.
Creating an expalnation to justify an action to deal with a dissapointment
Operant Conditioning
Social learning Theory
Allows behavior to be repeated
allows behavior to stop