CHFD 2200(5)

CHFD 2200(5) - C HFD 2200 Exploring lifespan Development...

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CHFD 2200 Exploring lifespan Development The field of human development Scientific/research based Applied Development changes<= biological + cognitive + socioemotional Socioemotional: emotions;how people & how you see yourself and the resulting product from that *we learn while we sleep* Many forces influence development Historical circumstances: ”history-graded influences” or cohort effects Sociocultural & environmental context(culture, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, family/parenting, quality of education) Cohort: group of people born around the same time non-normative influences(may happen to just one person) Life events or unusual circumstances impacting on the specific individual(parental divorce, winning lottery, getting into college, house fire, car accident, serve illness, death of parent/sibling, having a baby) Characteristics of Lifespan Perspective
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Development is: Lifelong Multidirectional
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