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PSY 280 ENTIRE COURSE

PSY 280 Week 1 Week One Quiz
 

Complete the Week One Quiz.

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True or False?
 
Read each statement and indicate with the highlight function whether it is True or False.

True
False
1. At the end of the third month, the fetus has all its body parts.
True
False
2. When drugs such as marijuana and alcohol are taken together, a higher dosage of each is required before either becomes harmful.
True
False
3. If the mother carries the virus that causes AIDS, nothing can be done to prevent the fetus from becoming infected.
True
False
4. Cesarean sections account for less than 10 percent of all births in the United States.
True
False
5. In both humans and other animals, there is a critical period for the formation of the parent–newborn bond.
True
False
6. Piaget believed that how people think and how they understand the world depends on their age.
True
False
7. Proponents of behaviorism believe that all behavior arises directly from operant or classical conditioning.

Matching

Match the following descriptions to the correct perspective listed on the right:

  1. _____ perspective focuses on the effect of unresolved conflicts from childhood, and how those conflicts unconsciously shape behavior.

    2.       ______ perspective focuses on how learning experiences affect behavior, and focuses on behavior that is observable.

    3.       _____ perspective focuses on the ongoing, ever-changing interactions between the physical and emotional being and between the person and every aspect of his or her environment.

    4.       _____ perspective examines the mental processes used to obtain knowledge, and focuses on how information is processed, stored, retrieved, and manipulated.

     
      

    A.     Behavioral

    B.      Cognitive

    C.      Psychoanalytic

    D.     Dynamic-Systems Theory


    Short Answer Essay
     
    Read the following questions and provide a complete response for at least four of the question listed below.

    What are the five steps of the scientific method?
     
    How does the exosystem affect your life today?
     
    In what two ways is human development plastic?
     
    How can behaviorism be seen as a reaction to psychoanalytic theory?
     
    What are the difference among monozygotic twins, dizygotic twins, and other siblings?
     

    List 2 teratogens that can harm the developing baby and describe what types of harm can they cause.
     
    Genetic testing for various diseases is much more common now than it once was. Describe one advantage and one disadvantage.

 

PSY 280 Week 1 Week One Quiz

 

 

PSY 280 Week 2 Learning to Care for your Infant
 

Assume the role of a developmental psychologist who has been asked to provide advice to a new parent via a professional memo that is a minimum of 350-500 words in length. In your memo, be sure to address the following items:

 
Provide a list of three recommended activities that would positively influence the infant’s future development. Specifically, choose one recommendation that clearly supports the infant’s physical development, another that supports cognitive development and a third that supports social-emotional development.  If necessary, provide a time frame within the lists.
 

Provide an explanation of why you selected each activity and how it can contribute to the future development of the child. Be sure that your explanation is based on developmental research or concepts we’ve learned thus far.
 

Format your memo consistent with APA guidelines, providing citations and references when necessary. Use your text to inform and support your recommendations.  You may also refer to the Sample Business Memo under the Materials section to assist you with proper formatting.

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PSY 280 Week 2 Learning to Care for your Infant

 

 

PSY 280 Week 2 Developmental Issues Presentation Topic Approval
 

Carefully review the instructions for your Week 5 Learning Team assignment: Developmental Issues Presentation and discuss amongst your team members your topic of interest and targeted developmental stage. Once your team comes to a finalized decision, please create a new message and indicate the information in a new message indicating: “Team X – Final Topic for Approval”.

 

PSY 280 Week 2 Developmental Issues Presentation Topic Approval

 

 

 

PSY 280 Week 3 Developmental Issues Presentation: Outline and References
 

All members of the assigned learning team must meet and contribute to the outline and organizational plan of the Week 5 Learning Team assignment.

Submit a rough outline of your slide content and organization for the Week 5 Learning Team assignment: Developmental Issues Presentation.  The finalized version of this outline can be provided in a Microsoft Word document and should include a minimum of two academic references that will be used to support the information in the presentation.

Upload the final outline and references to the Assignments section of class.

PSY 280 Week 3 Developmental Issues Presentation: Outline and References

 

 

PSY 280 Week 3 Week Three Quiz
 

Complete the Week Three Quiz.

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Week 3 Quiz

True or False?
 
Read each statement and indicate with the highlight function whether it is True or False.

True
False
1. The death rates for 7- to 11-year-olds are higher than those for children under 7 or over 11.
True
False
2. Genes alone have caused the marked increase in obesity among children.
True
False
3. During middle childhood, cognitive processes become more logical and more abstract.
True
False
4. Children who get their education from selling fruits or other items on the street still score poorly on standard math achievement tests.
True
False
5. Children’s ability to cope with stress may depend on their resilience when dealing with difficult situations.
True
False
6. The first year in any new school (middle school, high school, or college) correlates with increased bullying, decreased achievement, depression, and eating disorders.
True
False
7. Although the sequence of puberty is variable, the age of onset is not.
True
False
8. Older children change friends more often than do younger children.

Matching
 
Complete the matrix below for each of the designated stages, listing at least 3 major changes that occur in each of the developmental domains during that stage.
 
Middle Childhood

Physical Changes
Cognitive
Socioemotional

Adolescence

Physical Changes
Cognitive
Socioemotional

Short Answer Essay
 

Read the following questions and provide a complete response.


Describe at least one main advantage of middle childhood play to physical, cognitive and social development (3 total advantages in all)?

How do Erikson’s stages of psychosocial development for school-age children and adolescents differ?

 

How does adolescent egocentrism differ from early childhood egocentrism?

In what crucial way do the terms “sexual identity” and “gender identity” differ?

PSY 280 Week 3 Week Three Quiz

 

 

PSY 280 Week 5 Developmental Issues Presentation
 

Create a 8-10 slide presentation which does the following:

 
Defines your selected issue and describes the importance of this issue to your identified developmental stage. How prevalent is the challenge?
 

Describes the physical, cognitive and/or socioemotional implications of the selected challenge on the identified stage of development. Are there any associated risk factors? How does the issue impact further development?
 

Provides specific advice, tips and recommendations for handling the developmental issue for positive future development. What solutions exist to solve the challenge?
 

Important Note: Each slide must have detailed speakers notes representing what the speaker would be saying to a live audience. Notes must be thorough, clear and error free.

Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines, including a slide at the end dedicated to references. A minimum of two scholarly references are required as references: the text and one of the additional readings or a peer-reviewed source from the UOPX Library only.

Remember that you must draw from your academic resources (i.e., in-class readings, outside scholarly sources) to help you elaborate, support and strengthen the ideas expressed in the brochure.  This will enable your team to communicate your authority on the topic.

Sample topics for consideration, but are not limited to:

 
breastfeeding
 
the “terrible twos”
 
working mothers
 
child care
 
discipline
 
puberty

sex education

bullying
 
social media
 
marriage
 
divorce
 
death of a spouse
 
assisted living
 
Upload the final presentation to the Assignments section of class.  Also, post a final copy of your presentation to the Developmental Issues Presentation: Peer Review learning activity to enable your classmates to view your final product and constructively critique it in the discussion section of that activity.

A learning team evaluation (see Supporting Materials) is required upon completion of this assignment. Everyone should complete an evaluation and send it to me via private message.

PSY 280 Week 5 Developmental Issues Presentation

 

 

 

PSY 280 Week 4 Week Four Quiz
 

Complete the Week Four Quiz.

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True or False?
 
Read each statement and indicate with the highlight function whether it is True or False.

True
False
1. Drug abuse is more common among college students than among their peers who are not in college.
True
False
2. Women use drugs more than men do.
True
False
3. The rate of serious mental illness among emerging adults is half that for adults over age 25.
True
False
4. The older a person is, the longer it takes his or her body to adapt to, and recover from, physical stress.
True
False
5. College education leads people to become more tolerant of political, social, and religious views that differ from their own.
True
False
6. Research indicates that the process (although not necessarily the outcome) of moral thinking improves with age.
True
False
7. Marriages that are preceded by cohabitation typically are happier and more durable.
True
False
8. Parenthood begins much earlier in poor nations than in wealthy nations.

Developmental Stages Matrix
 

Complete the matrix below for each of the designated stages, list and describe at least 3 major changes that occur in each of the developmental domains during that stage (3 changes per box).
 
Early Adulthood

Physical Changes
Cognitive
Socioemotional
  

Middle Adulthood

Physical Changes
Cognitive
Socioemotional

Short Answer Essay
 

Read the following questions and provide a complete response and provide a response for at least 3 of the below questions.

How would you describe the stage of emerging adulthood? What advantages do emerging adults have in terms of their health?

What aspects of body functioning keep adults from recognizing that their bodies are working less well over time?

Explain the concept of “social convoy.”
 
What is the usual relationship between adult children and their parents? What factors might explain this relationship? What usually happens to sibling relationships over the course of adulthood?
 
How and why does marital happiness change from wedding to old age?
 

PSY 280 Week 4 Week Four Quiz

 

 

PSY 280 Week 5 Developmental Issues Presentation: Peer Review
 

One member from each team must submit the finalized version of the Developmental Issues Presentation in this activity stream by creating a new message under this stream, labeling the subject line “Developmental Issues Presentation – Team X”.

View each of the other team presentations and select Reply to provide a constructive critique for at least two other presentations in the discussion section of that activity. Please be sure that your critique is substantial, professional and balanced.  It would be good to balance your feedback with one positive comment and one suggestion for improvement.  Also, when selecting the presenations for review, please choose a presentation that might not have as many comments so we can have a balanced number of reviews for each team’s work.

This assignment is designed to be a learning experience that will allow you to reflect more deeply on some of the issues covered in class and provide valuable feedback for your future PowerPoint presentations.

PSY 280 Week 5 Developmental Issues Presentation: Peer Review

 

 

PSY 280 Week 5 Week Five Quiz

Complete the Week Five Quiz.

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True or False?
 
Read each statement and indicate with the highlight function whether it is True or False.

True
False
1. Most of the visual and auditory losses of the aged cannot be corrected.
True
False
2. Current average life expectancy for women is 5 years longer than it is for men.
True
False
3. Neuronal loss appears to be a significant factor in cognitive slowdown.
True
False
4. Alzheimer disease is in some cases inherited.
True
False
5. In a TIA (mini-stroke), symptoms disappear quickly and may be so slight that no one (not even the victim) notices.
True
False
6. Late adulthood is often associated with a narrowing of interests and an exclusive focus on the self.
True
False
7. Religious faith increases with age.
True
False
8. Married elderly people are lower in health and happiness than are those who are divorced.
True
False
9. The dying pass through a predictable sequence of emotional stages.
True
False
10. Today, active euthanasia is an accepted medical procedure.

Developmental Stages Matrix
 
Complete the matrix below for each of the designated stages, list and describe at least 3 major changes that occur in each of the developmental domains during that stage (3 changes per box). Be sure to use complete sentences.
 
Late Adulthood

Physical Changes
Cognitive
Socioemotional

Short Answer Essay
 

Read the following questions and provide a complete response for at least 3 of the below questions.

What are the purpose and benefits of the life review?

What are some signs of dementia? Why are most people unaware of the early stages of vascular dementia? What measures help protect people against dementia?

What are ADLs and IADLs? Why is it important to consider both when discussing frailty?

When might assisted living be a good option for elderly people and when might village care be a good option?

What should parents remember when talking with children about death?
 

PSY 280 Week 5 Week Five Quiz

 

PSY 280 ENTIRE COURSE

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