Define teratogens,major teratogens  and their effects on development.

ynthesizing and Evaluating Concepts (5 points):

1. Distinguish the major research methods used in the field of human development  and provide examples of each. What are the advantages and disadvantages of  each?

2. What is the critical period? What are teratogens? List four common teratogens  and discuss their effects on development.

3. Summarize  stages of cognitive development and the major  milestones accomplished, as well as the limitations at each stage.

4. Summarize Erikson’s eight stages of psychosocial development. Provide an  example for each stage that describes successful resolution of each stage.

5. Summarize Kübler-Ross’s five stages of death and dying. How are they  experienced?