Chapter 12 - Developmental Psychology

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The ... stages of prenatal development span the time between .... and ....
Three, conception, birth
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In just nine months, the ... grows from a ..., void of human resemblance, into a fully developed ..., complete with .... that look much like yours and mine, except in miniature
Zygote, single cell, foetus, physical features
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Sex is determined by the ....
Sex chromosomes
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Male sex organs are produced by the action of a gene on the ... chromosome that causes the ... to develop into ...
Y, gonads, testes
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The testes secrete ...., a class of .... that ... the development of male sex organs
Androgens, hormones, stimulates
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If testes are not present, the foetus develops as a ....
Female
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There is evidence that the human foetus is capable of ... between ... while in the womb, suggesting it is capable of a rudimentary form of ...
Discriminating, sensory, cognition
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A newborn infant's first movements are ... that are ...
Reflexes, crucial to its survival
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For example, the ...,... and ... reflexes are important in .. and ... food
Rooting, sucking, swallowing, finding, consuming
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Sophisticated movements, such as ... and ..., develop and are refined through ... and ...
Crawling, standing, natural maturation, practice
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In just nine months, the ... grows from a ..., void of human resemblance, into a fully developed ..., complete with .... that look much like yours and mine, except in miniature

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Zygote, single cell, foetus, physical features

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Sex is determined by the ....

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Male sex organs are produced by the action of a gene on the ... chromosome that causes the ... to develop into ...

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The testes secrete ...., a class of .... that ... the development of male sex organs

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