Periods of Development - Human Development - Lecture Slides, Slides for Human Development. Himgiri Zee University

Human Development

Description: Periods of Development, Human Development, Developmental Psychology, Child Development, Life Span Development, Areas of Development, Study Development, Key Themes, Themes in the Study, Major Theoretical Perspectives. Above mentioned are either slide title of slide or any other important term described in this lecture of Human Development course.
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What is Human Development?
Developmental Psychology
Child Development
Life Span Development
Periods of Development
Prenatal
Conception to
Birth
Infancy and
Toddlerhood
Birth to 3 yrs
Preschool
Period
3 to 6 yrs
Middle
Childhood
6-12 yrs
Adolescence
12-20 yrs
Young
Adulthood
20-40 yrs
Middle
Adulthood
40-60 yrs
Late Adulthood
60 to death
Physical
Social and
Personality
Cognitive
Areas of Development Why Should We Study Development?
To understand typical development
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Why Should We Study Development?
To help us rear children
Why Should We Study Development?
To inform social policies
Recap
Why Study Development?
To understand typical development
To know when and why development
sometimes goes wrong (for prevention &
treatment)
To know how to raise children properly
To inform social policies
What do you think?
Key Themes in Human Development
Continuous vs. discontinuous change
Critical periods vs. sensitive periods
Nature vs. nurture
Sociocultural Context
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Themes in the Study of Child Development
Continuity and Discontinuity: Is early development
related to later development?
Themes in the Study of Child Development
Continuity & Discontinuity: Is development
quantitative (gradual & continuous) or
qualitative (stage-like)?
Themes in the Study of Child Development
Critical Periods vs. Sensitive Periods
Themes in the Study of Child Development
Nature and Nurture
How do nature and nurture together shape
development?
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Themes in the Study of Child Development
The Sociocultural Context: How do society and culture
influence development?
Differences between cultures
Themes in the Study of Child Development
The Sociocultural Context: How do society and
culture influence development?
Differences within cultures
Every person is like every other person.
Every person is like some other person.
Every person is like no other person.
(Adapted from Kluckhohn & Murray, 1948)
What is a theory?
Theories
explanations concerning phenomena of interest,
providing a framework for understanding the
relationships among a set of facts or principles
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