Psychology 101 – human development

Human development
___ ___ is the scientific study of the changes that occur in people as they age from conception until death.

longitudinal
A _____ design is a research design in which one participant or group of participants is studied over a long period of time.

cross-sectional
A _____ design is a research design in which several different age-groups of participants are studied at one particular point in time.

cross-sequential
A _____ design is a research design in which participants are first studied by means of a cross-sectional design but are also followed and assessed for a period of no more than six years.

longitudinal
The _____ design has the advantage of looking at real age-related changes as those changes occur in the same individuals.

longitudinal
Disadvantages of the _____ design method are the lengthy amount of time, money, and effort involved in following participants over the years as well as the loss of participants when they move away, lose interest, or die.

cross-sectional
The _____ design has the advantages of being quick, relatively inexpensive, and easier to accomplish than the longitudinal design.

cross-sectional
The main disadvantage of the _____ design is that one is no longer comparing an individual to that same individual as he or she ages; instead, individuals of different ages are being compared to one another.

Human development
___ ___ is the scientific study of the changes that occur in people as they age from conception until death.

longitudinal
A _____ design is a research design in which one participant or group of participants is studied over a long period of time.

cross-sectional
A _____ design is a research design in which several different age-groups of participants are studied at one particular point in time.

cross-sequential
A _____ design is a research design in which participants are first studied by means of a cross-sectional design but are also followed and assessed for a period of no more than six years.

longitudinal
The _____ design has the advantage of looking at real age-related changes as those changes occur in the same individuals.

longitudinal
Disadvantages of the _____ design method are the lengthy amount of time, money, and effort involved in following participants over the years as well as the loss of participants when they move away, lose interest, or die.

cross-sectional
The _____ design has the advantages of being quick, relatively inexpensive, and easier to accomplish than the longitudinal design.

cross-sectional
The main disadvantage of the _____ design is that one is no longer comparing an individual to that same individual as he or she ages; instead, individuals of different ages are being compared to one another.

four
Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget is famous for his development of a ____-stage theory of cognitive development in children.

eight, crisis
Erik Erikson developed a theory of psychosocial development in which he posited that people pass through _____ stages of psychosocial development, each of which involves a central _____ that must be resolved to continue normal psychosocial development.