Developmental Psychology
    - currently conception to death
    - nature v nurture issue

Prenatal development
    - 3 stages (different from 3 trimesters)
        - Germinal - baby is called a Zygote (conception - approximately week 2)
        - Embryotic - baby is called an embryo (approxiamtely week 2 - week 8)
        - Fetal - baby is called a fetus (approximately week 8 - birth)
    - Birth
        - 3 stages of labor
        - premies - pre-term, small to date, or both
   - teratogens
        - Alcohol - leading cause of mental retardation (spring 1990)
                        - generally moderate to severe mental retardation
                        - facial anomolies
                        - brain is smaller, fewer convolusions,
        - Caffine
        - Smoking
        - DES - given to moms to prevent miscarriage
        - Thalidomide - given to moms to lessen the effects of morning sickness

Newborns -
    - Reflexes
        - grasping
        - sucking
        - stepping
        - startle
    - Brain
        - number of neurons
        - number of conncetions
       
Freud
    - Oral Stage
    - Anal Stage
    - Phallic Stage
    - Latency Stage
    - Genital Stage
   
Erikson
    - Trust v Mistrust
    - Autonomy v Shame and Doubt
    - Initiative v Guilt
    - Industry v Inferiority
    - Identity v Role Confusion
    - Intimacy v Isolation
    - Generativity v Stagnation
    - Integrity v Despair

    Marcia - Identity status
            Commitment
            Crisis
            4 different types of identity status - Diffusion, Forclosure, Moratorium, Achievement

Piaget
    Concepts
        - Assimilation
        - Accomodation
        - schema
        - equilibrium
    Stages
        - Sensorimotor
            - object permanence
            - symbolic use
        - Preoperational
            - egocentrism
            - intuitive thinking
        - Concrete operational
            - conservation tasks
                - horizonal decalage
            - classification
        - Formal operational
            - abstract thinking

Kohlberg Moral Development (p143)
    Level 1 Preconventional
        - Heteronomous
        - Individualism, Purpose, and Exchange
    Level 2 Conventional
        - Mutual interpersonal
        - Social system
    Level 3 Postconventional
        - Social Contract
        - Univeral Ethical Principles

    Gilligan

    Topics

Attachment -
    Konrad Lorenz - imprinting
    Harry Harlow - secondary reinforcer
    Mary Ainsworth - strange situation

Temperament
    - easy
    - difficult
    - slow to warm up

Parenting styles
    - Authoritarian
    - Authoritative
    - Neglectful
    - Indulgent

Aging
    Alzheimer's