Option: Developmental Psychology

Learning Outcomes

6.1 Cognitive development p. 182-193

Developmental psychology 6.1

Discuss how social and environmental variables may affect

6.2 Social development p. 194-206

6.2 attachment

Effects of deprivation or trauma in childhood on later development


6.3 Identity development p. 207-219

How did you react when you saw these ads?  (Ads are from a Swedish company named Leklust)

Germany introduces the third gender (article in Swedish):” – Jag är varken man eller kvinna. Jag är en människa, brukar Norrie May-Welby säga i intervjuer.” http://www.svd.se/nyheter/utrikes/tyskland-ger-plats-for-tredje-kon_8669032.svd

In Sweden there is a new word (gender neutral pronoun) that can be used instead of “him” or “her”, called “hen“.

›How many movies do you know that pass the Bechdel Test?

›Bechdel Test Movie List
›/bech•del test/ n.

1. It has to have at least two [named] women in it

2. Who talk to each other

3. About something besides a man

Check out this article:

Swedish parents keep 2-year-old’s gender secret

Swedish parents keep gender secret


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