Theories of Development

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1. Type of adaptation related to the survival of a species.
3. A grand theory that holds that irrational, unconscious drives & motives, underlie human behavior.
4. Also called instrumental conditioning.
7. Theories that are less general & comprehensive.
8. The process in which people observe & then copy the behavior of others.

2. The belief that one is effective.
5. Also called respondent conditioning.
6. A cognitive state of mental balance.
9. Occurs in operant conditioning to cause behavior to be repeated.
10. According to Vygotsky, learning can occur within this zone.


Human Growth & Development
Robert C. Gates