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- Norman Geschwind (1926–1984) : Norman Geschwind is the American neurologist who proposed that behavioral disturbances were based on the destruction of specific brain pathways that he called "Disconnections."
Normative age-graded influences are experiences caused by biological, psychological, and socio-cultural forces that are closely related to a person’s age.

Normative beliefs what a person thinks others think about the behavior in question.

Normative commitment refers to the extent to which employees feel an obligation to remain with an organization.

Normative conformity refers to the tendency to go along with the group in order to fulfill their expectations and gain acceptance

Normative data are which compare the patient's score on a test to an expected score, or norm. The expected test score is determined from the performance of a normative sample of patients and control subjects.

Normative development refer to developmental changes that characterize most or all members of a species; typical patterns of development.
Normative developmental task of older adulthood is the achievement of ego integrity versus despair or disgust; according to Erikson; self -actualization (Maslow); reconciliation (Birren)

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