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By: Fredrick Norfleet

Environmental and Biological Effects on Intelligence and Achievement: Stress

Environmental and Biological Effects on Intelligence and Achievement: Stress

By: Fredrick Norfleet

Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Intelligence is first the acquisition and then the application of the knowledge in the form of abilities. For example, a student goes to medical school to acquire medical knowledge and competences to become a doctor. However, medical education alone does not make the student a doctor. But, once the medical student demonstrates medical Intelligence, that when their medical practice begins. Thus trough the practice (i.e., demonstration of medical Intelligence), the student becomes a doctor..

The complete article can be found at ResearchGate

Attachment and Child-Rearing Style

Attachment and Child-Rearing Style

By: Fredrick Norfleet

Posted: Monday, August 24, 2020

Parenting styles are essential because they affect child development in many ways. For example, parenting style can influence a child's biological (healthy diet) and psychological (behavior). According to Morin, A. "The way parents interact and discipline their child will influence them for the rest of their life" (Morin, 2019, P. 1).

The complete article can be found at ResearchGate

Developmental Milestones: Infants and Toddlers with Cognitive Developmental Disabilities

Developmental Milestones: Infants and Toddlers with Cognitive Developmental Disabilities

By: Fredrick Norfleet

Posted: Monday, July 20, 2020

The scope of this article is to encourage discussion concerning Developmental Milestones: Infants and Toddlers with Cognitive Developmental Disabilities. The complete article can be found at ResearchGate

An Infant Case Study—Sam

An Infant Case Study—Sam

By: Fredrick Norfleet

Posted: Monday, July 13, 2020

The scope of this article is to encourage discussion concerning the environmental factors that affect infant development. The complete article can be found at ResearchGate

Environmental and Genetic Impact on Fetal Development: Drinking and Stress

Environmental and Genetic Impact on Fetal Development: Drinking and Stress

By: Fredrick Norfleet

Posted: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

The scope of this article is to encourage discussion concerning the environmental and genetics impact on fetal development caused by drinking and stress. The complete article can be found at ResearchGate

Cognitive-Developmental and Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

The Contribution of Classical Theorists to Contemporary Developmental Theorists: Cognitive-Developmental and Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

By: Fredrick Norfleet

Posted: Friday, June 26, 2020

The scope of this article is to examine the contribution of classical theorists to contemporary developmental theorists: Using a cognitive-Developmental and developmental cognitive neuroscience perspective. The complete article can be found at ResearchGate

Research and Ethics in Psychology: Geriatric individuals

Research and Ethics in Psychology Geriatric Individuals

By: Fredrick Norfleet

Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The scope of this article is to encourage intellectual conversation concerning ethics and the geriatric population. The geriatric population adds to civilization a valuable knowledge base, experiences, and leadership. As a culture, we must operate together to produce a continuum of care, protection, and goodness-of-fit ethics when planning and conducting research amid this valuable and vulnerable population. The complete article can be found at ResearchGate

Psychological Perspectives and Determinants of Behavior Humanistic Approach

Psychological Perspectives and Determinants of Behavior Humanistic Approach

By: Fredrick Norfleet

Posted: Saturday, February 29, 2020

This article is about the Humanistic psychological perspective. This article also explains how nature-nurture and bio-psycho-social factors contribute to human behavior according to the Humanistic view. Finally, this article analyzes the interplay between biology and the environment and how they can impact human behavior. The complete article can be found at ResearchGate

How Processes Affect Your Development Kim Kardashian Hollywood

How Processes Affect Your Development: Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

By: Fredrick Norfleet

Posted: Thursday, March 05, 2020

This article considers how the role of cognitive and social-emotional processes impact the lifespan development of humans. The cognitive-development process and the social-development process of users of the Kim Kardashian: Hollywood app and the Kim Kardashian animated avatar are analyzed. The effects upon the cognitive-development processes of the user, such as thinking and communication, are explained. Furthermore, the social-emotional development process, such as beliefs of oneself in relationship to the Kim Kardashian animated avatar, is also illustrated. The complete article can be found at ResearchGate

How Theory and Research Are Connected Bandura's Bobo Doll Experiment

How Theory and Research Are Connected Bandura's Bobo Doll Experiment

By: Fredrick Norfleet

Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2020

This article examines how Bandura’s bobo doll experiment shaped the development of social learning theory. The limitations in the design of the bobo doll study are also distinguished. Note, until now the study continues to evolve the social learning theory as more researches build upon it. Therefore, no study is truly finite as new knowledge based upon its foundation is created - hence study limitations. Nevertheless, the limitations of one study often result in additional studies, The complete article can be found at ResearchGate