WEEK 6 PSY 1

WEEK 6 PSY 1 - Lesson:HumanDevelopment...

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Lesson: Human Development 
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Page Title: Lesson Introduction Page Number: 1 From birth to old age, your body is developing and changing in response to biology, environment,  and social interactions—the influences that help determine who you are. Each person you know is at a different phase of development in his or her life. It doesn’t matter  whether that person is older than you, younger than you, or exactly your age. Biology,  environment, and social interactions help form who we are. This lesson introduces you to phases in human development.
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Page Title: Lesson Objectives Page Number: 2 At the end of this lesson, you should be able to: Define the different stages of human development Discuss the various theories related to each phase of development Describe the changes, characteristics, and challenges related to each  developmental phase Page Title: Menu Page Page Number: 3 This lesson presents the following topics: Issues in Studying Human Development Prenatal Development Infancy and Childhood Development Adolescence Adulthood Page Title: Issues in Studying Human Development Page Number: 4 Human development  [The scientific study of the changes that occur in people as they age from  conception until death] is the scientific study of the changes that occur in people as they age.  Development includes: Personality Cognition Biological processes Social interactions Scientists use special research designs to study age-related changes. A  longitudinal design  [Research design in which one participant or group of participants is studied over a long period of  time] is where one group is followed and assessed at different times as the group ages. A  cross- sectional design  [Research design in which several different age groups of participants are  studied at one particular point in time] is where different groups are studied at one time. A  cross- sequential design  [Research design in which participants are first studied by means of a cross- sectional design but also followed and assessed for a period of no more than six years] is a  combination of both longitudinal and cross-sectional designs.  
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Page Title: Issues in Studying Human Development (Cont’d) Page Number: 5 Comparison of Cross-Sectional and Longitudinal Designs: In a cross-sectional design,  different  participants of various ages are compared at one point in  time to determine age-related differences. The participants may be studied in groups of 20-year  olds, 40-year olds, and 60-year olds (research done in 2005). In a longitudinal design, the 
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