Core Concepts to Cover:

  1. Understanding the nature versus nurture debate
  2. Overview of early physical development: Brain, motor, and sensory-perceptual
  3. Overview of social-emotional development: Attachment, parenting styles
  4. Overview of cognitive development: Piaget’s 4 stages, information processing model
  5. Overview of Freud’s psychosocial development
  6. Overview of moral development: Kholberg and Gilligan’s research, morality, and justice
  7. Death, dying, and the grieving process

Core Vocabulary to Cover:

longitudinal study
cross-sectional study
critical period
maturation

embryonic period
fetal period
germinal period
puberty
attachment
imprinting

schema
assimilation
accommodation
object permanence
egocentric

Movies That Teach About Developmental Psychology

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The Accountant (2016)
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Rating: R

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