research methods approaches developmental

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  • Created on: 11-10-12 14:48
what does the developmental approach look at?
how we change as we grow/develelop both cognitively and socially
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name 1 assumption
beleives children learn though the social learning theory
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name another assumption
we develop in series of progressive stages, starting in childhood
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name a third assumption
things that happen in early life can affect us long term
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name a strength
useful in that it contributes to the development of children e.g. teaching
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name a second strength
has been known to use lab experiments, which have high control over extraneous variables
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name a weakness
ethical concerns - lots of studies on children, unethical to use children because they cannot really give consent
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name a second weakness
deterministic, says that how we act in the future is because of events in our childhood.
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