Monday, February 22, 2010

Question 6 Due Before Class March 2

Read through the article written at this address:

Chapter six stated that there is evidence that preschool children are more sophisticated than Piaget believed. Also, recent research shows that infants are capable of deferred imitation sooner than Piaget believed.

Why do you think Piaget's ideas are still viewed so highly and what could have been a reason for his underestimations?

Monday, February 15, 2010

Question 5- Due before Class Feb. 23

Which sense seems the most important for a baby to have to promote survival and promote interaction with others?

Monday, February 8, 2010

Question 4- sorry it's late

This one is not due till before class Feb 16th!

Remembering your own adolescence,
Were you an early, normal, or late bloomer?
How did your body changes affect your mental image and your behaviors?

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Question 3

In your view, what are the advantages and disadvantages of genetic counseling for couples who want to have a child but who are concerned about a genetic or chromosomal disorder that runs in one or both of their families?

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Number 2 Positive Correlation

Researchers have found a positive correlation between a mother's age at the birth of her child and the child's later IQ: Very young mothers have children with lower IQ's. How would an ecological approach help us understand this finding?

Monday, January 11, 2010

First Question

Hello Students! Please take some time and put some thought into your responses. I'm asking that you also read and make comments on other student's responses- just make sure you are positive in when disagreeing.

Explain three important biological or genetic traits that helped to shape who you are today.