AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology Developmental Psychology-Dimensions of Development Revision (Page 1 of 1)

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Some major findings in developmental psychology

  • Children who are aggressive in the initial ages have a probability to remain same throughout life.
  • Sex-typed behavior is low during prepubescence, highest in young adulthood, and lower again in later life.
  • It has been seen that boys who reach puberty sooner in their lives are

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Fitness

Fitness relates to natural selection’s slogan of survival of the fittest. Darwin says that those species who are fit will adjust to the environment well and will have more probability of surviving and reproducing thereby passing their genes. This means they have traits which hav

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Terminology in Developmental Psychology

Altruism is behavior that solely benefits another. This behavior when parents do with the offspring or their siblings is much expected and acceptable. But when this altruist behavior goes beyond the non-kin, it baffles the ethologists as they believe that any individual does som

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