Table of Contents:
PART I The Beginnings
Chapter 1 The Science of Human Development
Chapter 2 Theories of Development
Chapter 3 Heredity and Environment
Chapter 4 Prenatal Development and Birth
PART II The First Two Years
Chapter 5 The First Two Years: Biosocial Development
Chapter 6 The First Two Years: Cognitive Development
Chapter 7 The First Two Years: Psychosocial Development
PART III Early Childhood
Chapter 8 Early Childhood: Biosocial Development
Chapter 9 Early Childhood: Cognitive Development
Chapter 10 Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development
PART IV Middle Childhood
Chapter 11 Middle Childhood: Biosocial Development
Chapter 12 Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development
Chapter 13 Middle Childhood: Psychosocial Development
PART V Adolescence
Chapter 14 Adolescence: Biosocial Development
Chapter 15 Adolescence: Cognitive Development
Chapter 16 Adolescence: Psychosocial Development
PART VI Emerging Adulthood
Chapter 17 Emerging Adulthood: Biosocial Development
Chapter 18 Emerging Adulthood: Cognitive Development
Chapter 19 Emerging Adulthood: Psychosocial Development
PART VII Adulthood
Chapter 20 Adulthood: Biosocial Development
Chapter 21 Adulthood: Cognitive Development
Chapter 22 Adulthood: Psychosocial Development
PART VIII Late Adulthood
Chapter 23 Late Adulthood: Biosocial Development
Chapter 24 Late Adulthood: Cognitive Development
Chapter 25 Late Adulthood: Psychosocial Development
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1. Each human body cell contains _____ chromosomes.
A) 46 pairs of
D) 20 pairs of
2. A small section of a chromosome that is the basic unit for the transmission of heredity is a _____.
3. The name of the full set of genes that provides the instructions for making living organisms is the _____.
4. Each human has a total of about _____ genes.
5. Each gene directs the formation of specific proteins made from a string of _____ amino acids.
6. All living things are composed of cells. The work of cells is done by _____.
7. Each molecule of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is stored on a(n) _____.
8. One aspect of both nature and nurture that profoundly affects each person is the _____, which refers to all microbes that live within every part of the body.
9. A variation that makes a gene different in some way from other genes for the same characteristics is a(n) _____.
10. The process of methylation can do all the following to genetic instructions EXCEPT _____ them.
11. Some genes are _____, which means “many forms.”
12. Dr. Garcia studies how environmental factors affect gene expression—enhancing, halting, shaping, or altering the expression of genes. Dr. Garcia studies _____.
A) atypical longevity
C) human pathogenesis
13. The single cell formed from the union of two gametes, a sperm and an ovum, is called a “_____.”
14. Every human begins life as a single cell, which is called a _____.
15. Humans have 23 pairs of _____, which contain the instructions to make the proteins needed for life and growth.
16. The instructions for making amino acids are on about 3 billion pairs of chemicals called “_____ pairs.”
17. An individual's genetic inheritance is called a(n) “_____.”
18. In 22 of the 23 pairs of chromosomes, both members of the pair are closely matched. Each of these 44 chromosomes is called a(n) “_____.”
19. The first 22 chromosomes contain hundreds of genes in the same positions and sequence. If the code of the gene from one parent is exactly like the code on the same gene from the other parent, the gene pair is _____.
20. The first 22 chromosomes contain hundreds of genes in the same positions and sequence. If the code of the gene from one parent differs from the code on the same gene from the other parent, the gene pair is _____.
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