WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO ENHANCE COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN INFANCY?
Week 1 Discussion Read the directions for locating a scholarly article at the course materials area… Locate a correlation research study on any topic in life-span development. It must be a correlation study from within the last the five years, 2013-2018. Chapter 1 has some excellent examples of correlation studies. Your article could be from a different country if that is your interest. You should select a developmental stage such as prenatal development, infancy, early childhood, middle/late childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, middle-adulthood, old, older, oldest adulthood, centenarians, super-centenarian’s, death, dying, bereavement. Then scan through your text in that stage and look at some topics of interest. Read your article and IN YOUR OWN WORDS POST: 1. Explain what the authors were investigating and explain the developmental stage that you are investigating and explain why you selected the particular stage…found in the introduction section 2. What the purpose of their study…found in the introduction section 3. What did the researchers hope to show…found in the introduction section 4. What was their hypothesis…found at the end of the introductions section 5. Who were their study participants? Where did they come from? Did they receive any benefit for participation? found in the methods section 6. What was expected of them? Did they complete interviews, surveys, in-depth/clinical interviews, standardized tests, what did they do? found in the methods section 7. Explain the outcome of the study. Found in the discussion section. You must answer all seven questions and respond to two others posts in order to receive points for this post. If you would like to comment on the statistical applications mentioned in the results section please do so. DO NOT, DO NOT CUT AND PASTE THE ABSTRACT AND PLACE IT IN DISCUSSION BOARD…That would be plagerism. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR OWN THREAD. DO NOT POST YOUR threads to another’s. You are going to REPLY to two other’s threads/RESEARCH ARTICLES. What did you think of their selected correlation study? Make sure to cite your reference so that I am able to locate your articles and read them. Example: Campbell, L., (2015), Attachment, and Psychological Abandonment in Adolescence, Journal of Clinical Psychology, vol61, 398-449 Chapter 2=30 points 1. There are over 100,000 media selections on the topic of Down Syndrome…and that is You Tube alone. Locate and review one that you think would be beneficial for us to view. Explain why you selected it and explain why you think your selection is a good teaching tool. Be sure to post the URL so that we could locate it. NO DUPLICATES PLEASE SO POST EARLY!!! Watch Video Physical Turners Syndrome traits! Duration: (12:38) User: n/a – Added: 9/30/13 Watch Video Fragile X journey with the Justus family Duration: (6:46) User: n/a – Added: 9/16/13 Watch Video The Shadow of the Thalidomide Tragedy | Retro Report | The New York Times Duration: (12:08) User: n/a – Added: 9/23/13 Hello all! When you email me please remember to place your section number, Psy W66 in the subject area of the email. Thank you Chapter 2 question 1. Go to you tube and locate what you believe is an excellent explanation of basic genetic principles. Tell us why you selected this particular segment and why you feel that it is a good learning tool. 2-3 sentences 2. View/WATCH… Physical turners syndrome traits by teen mom…12 minutes 38 seconds it is a teen mom discussing her daughter Lilly’s chromosomal disorder. Is this a good teaching tool for you all? Why or why not? 3-4 sentences 3. Living with Sickle Cell…there are several…look for one on you tube, watch it, and explain to us why you found this one so interesting. Make sure to post the name and the URL so that we could view it. 3-4 sentences NO DUPLICATIONS PLEASE 4. VIEW?WATCH Living with fragile X…..what are your thoughts about this media selection? Explain what you believe are the strengths and weaknesses of this media selection.3-4 sentences 5. What is your opinion of evolutionary developmental psychology? Does this new orientation make sense to you for the entire life-span? 3-4 sentences 6. View the Shadow of Thalidomide…your thoughts please…3-4 sentences Week 2 Discussion WHAT HAPPENS NEXT IS THAT I HAVE CLOSED POST ONE FOR GRADING. YOU SHOULD EXPECT TO SEE YOUR GRADE IN 5-6 DAYS… Read chapter 3 and then reflect on : The Shadow of Thalidomide Tragedy, A Retrospective analysis… Knowing what you now know about teratogens…would you approve the use of thalidomide for cancer research? Why or why not? 6 sentences… Go to the Changing The Face of Medicine website and read about Dr. Frances Kathleen Oldham Kelsey. In your opinion which of the teratogens mentioned in our text is of most concern to you and why? Locate a scholarly article or some information from the CDC or March of Dimes website about the teratogen that you have selected. Explain to us some of the long term concerns for children who were prenatally exposed to the teratogen that you selected. Chapter 4 After reading chapter 4 make decisions about what you think are the most important concepts for new parents to learn. Then, based upon the concept choices that you have made imagine that you are presenting a two hour seminar to new parents. Create an outline or a Power Point on your topics. What will you want new parent to know? Locate a You Tube video that would support your outline or power point or presentation and include it for us to view.Please select the topics that you deem most important for new parents. You are not teaching new parents the entire chapter…only those topic that you feel are most important Week 3 Discussion Chapter 5 Watch Video Infant Brain Development – The Critical Intervention Point Duration: 6:41 User: n/a – Added: 5/4/11 Watch Video Piaget on Piaget, Part 1 Duration: 12:26 User: n/a – Added: 10/4/10 Piaget on Piaget goes with Chapter 5 Watch Video Piaget on Piaget Duration: 41:35 3. Please explain how these three media selections posted above support the information in our textbook. 5-6 sentences Explain the strengths and weaknesses of each…we are aware of subtitles… 4. In your opinion what is the best way to enhance cognitive development in infancy? 5-6 sentences If I must place my child in daycare when he/she is six weeks old, should I expect cognitive and language delays? Why or why not? 5-6 sentences Chapter 6 Watch Video Dr. Allan Schore on attachment trauma and the effects of neglect and abuse on the brain Duration: (4:49) User: n/a – Added: 5/6/14 Watch Video Jon G. Allen, PhD, on What We All Need to Know About Attachment Duration: (18:58) User: n/a – Added: 8/7/13 Watch Video Jon G. Allen, PhD, on Trauma in Attachment Relationships Duration: (18:10) User: n/a – Added: 2/12/14 Watch Video John Bowlby Attachment and Loss Duration: (2:09) User: n/a – Added: 1/8/09 Chapter 6 We often explain that without chapter 6, temperament, goodness of fit, secure attachment, emotional connections that are positive, and that promote brain development….without quality chapter 6 development would be extremely difficult. Attachment is a unique emotional bond…it is unique, and emotional bonding between infants and their caregivers. 1. In your opinion, what are the strengths and weakness of each of these selections and how do these media selections relate to our text. What is new learning for you? 4-5 sentences on each media selection presented above with the exception of the psychosocial deprivation segment which is posted below. I realize that John Bowlby’ selection is short, we wanted you to have a name to go with the research that you are reading.. EMAIL YOUR RESPONSE TO QUESTION TWO BELOW TO ME AT [email protected] by 11:59 pm October 7 2. Exposure to early psychosocial deprivation…please view this media selection in it’s entirety and take a few notes. . Nelson is mentioned several times in our text. Most would agree that this is not an experiment as the situation exists. Most would agree that this is a landmark study. I am interested in your opinion of this media selection. The strengths and weaknesses, comments, concerns, criticisms and such. Watch Video Exposure to Early Psychosocial Deprivation Can Undermine Healthy Brain Development Duration: 52:10 User: n/a – Added: 5/16/17 Week 4 Discussion Chapters 7 and 8 post your responses here at the discussion area For chapters 7 and 8…select a country to investigate. Do not select the United States or Canada. Duplications are not acceptable so please post early. 1. You may use Google, The CIA Factbook was just updated on August 26, 2018 and you may find some good information there, the World Health Organization, the Children’s Defense Fund, or other informational sites…multidisciplinary approach… 2. Investigate any of the chapters 7 and 8 topics. For example, nutrition, play, media, screen time, illness, death/mortality rates, play, parenting, abuse, early childhood education, moral development, preoperational stage, Vygotsky and other chapter 7 and 8 topics. What we are investigating is….what is it like to be an early childhood child in your country? Next, You must locate a scholarly journal article, one with participants, from your country. I would type in your country name and then early childhood and see what pops up. Read your article and IN YOUR OWN WORDS POST: 1. Explain what the authors were investigating…found in the introduction section 2. What was the purpose of their study…found in the introduction section 3. What did the researchers hope to show…found in the introduction section 4. What was their hypothesis…found at the end of the introductions section 5. Who were their study participants? Where did they come from? Did they receive any benefit for participation? found in the methods section 6. What was expected of them? Did they complete interviews, surveys, in-depth/clinical interviews, standardized tests, what did they do? found in the methods section 7. Explain the outcome of the study. Found in the discussion section. You must answer all seven questions in order to receive points for this post. If you would like to comment on the statistical applications mentioned in the results section please do so. DO NOT, DO NOT CUT AND PASTE THE ABSTRACT AND PLACE IT IN DISCUSSION BOARD…That would be plagiarism. What you will learn as you look for information on your selected country of investigation is that the research will dictate which of the topics you will be able to discuss. For example, if I decided to investigate the country of Brunei, (Negara Brunei Darussalam), I would not find as much information on early childhood as I would if I investigated Germany. Again, the research will dictate which topics you will be able to discuss. I understand that and am prepared for it in terms of your reporting. Let me know if you have any other questions please… Week 5 Discussion Watch Video Jonathan Mooney: “The Gift: LD/ADHD Reframed” Duration: 93:14 User: n/a – Added: 6/25/12 Email your response to me by October 21 at 11:59 pm [email protected] Use the Erikson Theory information posted at course materials to assist you in writing a response to these two media selections. 1. View these two media selections about Shane and Jonathan and take notes. Pay attention to the behaviors that they describe. 2. Based upon the notes that you have taken and the chart in course materials, make inferences as to how you believe that Jonathan and Shane moved through the first five stages of Erikson’s psych-social development. 3. Based upon what you know, did Shane and Jonathan have favorable or unfavorable outcomes for each stage and explain why you have written this? Cite examples to support your answers and explain whether or not the virtue was achieved. remember to email your responses from Shane’s and Jonathan’s media presentations directly to me by 11:59 pm October 21 Watch Video The Most Beautiful Way To Stop A Bully Duration: 12:04 User: n/a – Added: 3/23/13 Then post your thoughts about these two media selections here at the discussion board…strengths and weaknesses. 5-6 sentences Week 6 Discussion Watch Video Voices of Transgender Adolescents in Health care Duration: 7:44 User: n/a – Added: 5/4/15 Watch Video Why we shouldn’t shy away from sexual education | Dr. V. Chandra-Mouli | TEDxChisinau Duration: 16:50 User: n/a – Added: 9/24/15 What are the positives from these two media selections? What was new learning for you? 4-5 sentences for each of the adolescent media selections. In your opinion, what are the key concepts that should be taught and discussed in a sex education program and why? In your opinion should males and females be taught sex education separately or collaboratively? Why or why not? 15-20 sentences for these four questions Week 7 Discussion Chapter 12 In your opinion and based upon what you have read in chapter 12, how important is parent and adolescent conflict in terms of autonomy and and identity development for the adolescent? 3-4 sentences What are some of the complex aspects of religion that adolescents may begin to “grapple” with? Are all adolescents free to “grapple” with their families religious and spiritual beliefs? 3-4 sentences In your opinion, at what age should adolescents begin to date in a dyadic manner? 2-3 sentences What are some of the adolescent concerns about being permanently connected and permanently on line? 3-4 sentences In your opinion, what is the best way to educate adolescents about other cultures and enhance their own personal identity achievement? Chapter 13 1. View these two media presentations, Arnett and Damon Watch Video Why does it take so long to grow up today? | Jeffrey Jensen Arnett | TEDxPSU Duration: 11:19 User: n/a – Added: 4/28/15 Watch Video FINDING YOUR PURPOSE – CONVERSATION WITH PROFESSOR WILLIAM DAMON Duration: 64:42 User: n/a – Added: 9/17/16 2. In your opinion, are the Arnett and Damon media selections helpful and encouraging? Why or why not…cite specific examples from each of the media selections and yes we know that one of them is 64 minutes long, yet please focus on what Professor Damon has to say. Thank you! 3. In 5-6 sentences explain where you received your career counseling/support. How did you come to be on the path that you are on? Week 8 Discussion How to Complain Without Hurting Your Partner | Dr. Julie Gottman Duration: 3:16 User: n/a – Added: 3/29/11 Watch Video Drs. John and Julie Gottman: Interview on Modern Romance | Talks at Google Duration: 63:13 User: n/a – Added: 12/18/15 Watch Video Trust Revival Method – Drs. Julie & John Gottman Duration: 5:37 User: n/a – Added: 9/13/16 We realize that one of these media selections is 63 minutes long. Please take the time to view these three selections and write about the strengths of each. Do you think that their applications apply to all cultures? Why or why not and give examples. Watch Video How to Complain Without Hurting Your Partner | Dr. Julie Gottman Duration: 3:16 User: n/a – Added: 3/29/11 Chapter 15 Interview a mid-life adult…between the ages of 50 and 70, and ask them, respectfully of course about their health, work, career, leisure, stress, disease, memory, problem solving, and any other chapter 15 items. Please do not ask about sexuality. Write-up your interview and create a summary and post both here, the interview and the summary. No need to post question and answer, rather a running dialog. Week 9 Discussion Chapter 19 discusses various socio-emotional theories of development and aging. We know that older adults have a desire to be involved in their community. We also know that older adults have much to offer in terms of their skills, talents and abilities. We acknowledge that some of our older adults, our 85 plus individuals may have some physical constraints and that locating volunteering opportunities may be unavailable due to those physical constraints. Search your community, your state, or a different country and locate a volunteer opportunity for older adults that will accommodate some of the physical constraints that the elderly adult may be experiencing. For examples, are there opportunities for transportation for me? Are there hearing enhancements for me if I am in need? What about my need to be on oxygen? I am not interested in being on the phone or staying home and making cards or knitting…I would like to be with people and interact. I have had all of my necessary shots/vaccinations and I have a cleared background check. What is available for me? Search and write about what you find. 8-10 sentences please Chapter 20 Investigate the oldest old, death and dying in another country. No duplications please so claim your country before you begin the investigation. How are the elderly cared for in your country? Are there nursing homes or elder care facilities? Who pays for elder care? Are older adults in the workforce? Do older adults care for the young children? What are the death and dying rituals in your country of investigation? Detail what you find. This chapter should be at least three paragraphs long.