Edu 144 ch 1 flashcards

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Edu 144 ch 1 flashcards

  1. 1. FLASH CARDS Chapter 1 EDU 144 Child Development I
  2. 2. A specific prediction that is stated in such a way that it can be tested and either confirmed or refuted. Click for Term
  3. 3. hypothesis <ul><li>A specific prediction that is stated in such a way that it can be tested and either confirmed or refuted. </li></ul>Click for Term
  4. 4. The repetition of a study, using different participants. Click for Term
  5. 5. replication <ul><li>The repetition of a study, using different participants. </li></ul>Click for Term
  6. 6. A research method in which the researcher tries to determine the cause-and-effect relationship between two variables by manipulating one (called the independent variable ) and then observing and recording the resulting changes in the other (called the dependent variable ). Click for Term
  7. 7. experiment <ul><li>A research method in which the researcher tries to determine the cause-and-effect relationship between two variables by manipulating one (called the independent variable ) and then observing and recording the resulting changes in the other (called the dependent variable ). </li></ul>Click for Term
  8. 8. A group of people who were born at about the same time and thus move through life together, experiencing the same historical events and cultural shifts at about the same age. Click for Term
  9. 9. cohort <ul><li>A group of people who were born at about the same time and thus move through life together, experiencing the same historical events and cultural shifts at about the same age. </li></ul>Click for Term
  10. 10. People whose ancestors were born in the same region and who often share a language, culture and religion. Click for Term
  11. 11. Ethnic group <ul><li>People whose ancestors were born in the same region and who often share a language, culture and religion. </li></ul>Click for Term
  12. 12. A group of people who are regarded by themselves or by others as distinct from other groups on the basis of physical appearance. Click for Term
  13. 13. race <ul><li>A group of people who are regarded by themselves or by others as distinct from other groups on the basis of physical appearance. </li></ul>Click for Term
  14. 14. A person’s position in society as determined by income, wealth, occupation, education, place of residence and other factors. Click for Term
  15. 15. Socioeconomic status (SES) <ul><li>A person’s position in society as determined by income, wealth, occupation, education, place of residence and other fact. </li></ul>Click for Term
  16. 16. A research method in which one individual is studied intensively. Click for Term
  17. 17. Case study <ul><li>A research method in which one individual is studied intensively. </li></ul>Click for Term
  18. 18. A general term for the traits, capacities, and limitations that each individual inherits genetically from his or her parents at the moment of conception. Click for Term
  19. 19. nature <ul><li>A general term for the traits, capacities, and limitations that each individual inherits genetically from his or her parents at the moment of conception. </li></ul>Click for Term
  20. 20. The capacity to adapt well to significant adversity and to overcome serious stress. Click for Term
  21. 21. resilience <ul><li>The capacity to adapt well to significant adversity and to overcome serious stress. </li></ul>Click for Term
  22. 22. The view that in the study of human development, the person should be considered in all the contexts and interactions that constitute a life. Click for Term
  23. 23. Ecological-systems approach <ul><li>The view that in the study of human development, the person should be considered in all the contexts and interactions that constitute a life. </li></ul>Click for Term
  24. 24. A time when a particular type of developmental growth (in body or behavior) must happen. If this period passes without that growth, the person will never grow in that particular way. Click for Term
  25. 25. Critical period <ul><li>A time when a particular type of developmental growth (in body or behavior) must happen. If this period passes without that growth, the person will never grow in that particular way. </li></ul>Click for Term
  26. 26. Research that considers qualities instead of quantities. Descriptions of particular conditions and participant’s expressed ideas are often part of qualitative studies. Click for Term
  27. 27. Qualitative research <ul><li>Research that considers qualities instead of quantities. Descriptions of particular conditions and participant’s expressed ideas are often part of qualitative studies. </li></ul>Click for Term
  28. 28. A number indicating the degree of relationship between two variables, expressed in terms of the likelihood that one variable will (or will not) occur when the other variable does (or does not). A correlation is not an indication that one variable causes the other, only that the two variables are related. Click for Term
  29. 29. correlation <ul><li>A number indicating the degree of relationship between two variables, expressed in terms of the likelihood that one variable will (or will not) occur when the other variable does (or does not). A correlation is not an indication that one variable causes the other, only that the two variables are related. </li></ul>Click for Term
  30. 30. A set of moral principles that members of a profession or group are expected to follow. Click for Term
  31. 31. Code of Ethics <ul><li>A set of moral principles that members of a profession or group are expected to follow. </li></ul>Click for Term
  32. 32. Research that provides data that can be expressed with numbers, such as ranks or scales. Click for Term
  33. 33. Quantitative research <ul><li>Research that provides data that can be expressed with numbers, such as ranks or scales. </li></ul>Click for Term
  34. 34. A general term for all the environmental influences that affect development after an individual is conceived. Click for Term
  35. 35. nurture <ul><li>A general term for all the environmental influences that affect development after an individual is conceived. </li></ul>Click for Term

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