Third Exam - November 20, 2012

The following topics possibly will be on the exam*


Human Development
periods of development
prenatal development
teratogens
children's physical development
Cognitive development
Piaget's stages
assimilation and accomodation
object permanence
conservation
Vygotsky
Social Development
Temperament
day care controversy
parenting styles
biological and social influences on gender
Harlow
Ainsworth & attachment
Schanberg & Field (infant massage study)
Coopersmith (parenting and self-esteem)

The following topics will not be on the exam
Reflexes and motor development

Erikson's stages of development
Moral development
Adolescence


Motivation & Emotion

motivation
needs and drives

incentives

arousal
Maslow
hierarchy of needs (motives)
Yerkes-Dodson law

hunger - physiological factors
Eating disorders
hunger - external and cognitive factors

human sexual behavior
intrinsic and extrinsic motivation
Emotion
James-Lange Theory
Cannon-Bard Theory
Schachter and Singer
SAME model
emotion in infants
Ekman
culture and expression of emotion

 


The following topics will not be on the exam
emotion and laterality
Davidson
Opponent Process theory

achievement motivation

Personality
psychoanalytic perspectives
the structure of personality
id, ego, super ego
psychosexual development
defense mechanisms
Neo-Freudians - Jung, Adler, Horney
the development of personality
trait theories
Allport
Cattell
Eysenck
Reciprocal determinism
Gray BAS/BIS
Social Cognitive models
cardinal and secondary traits
surface and source traits
The Big Five
personality assessment
projective tests
self-report measures

The following topics will not be on the exam

 


* Of course there may be something missing from this list that will be on the exam.

Last updated 16 Novermber 2012