Human Growth and Development Theories

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Running head: HUMAN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT THEORIES 1 Human Growth and Development Theories Daniel Whitehead University of Phoenix
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Human Growth and Development Theories Human growth and development has two separate meanings but are combined are talking about a dynamic process. Growth usually takes place the first twenty years, and development continues on really expands after a person turns twenty. In this paper we will discuss some theories surrounding these aspects. Growth development persist of bone development, size, height, weight, and the development and number of a person’s teeth. Growth rates vary with different times of a person’s life. The growth rate is rapid during the prenatal, neonatal, infancy and adolescent stages and slows during childhood rather than adulthood it is speculated that an adult does not grow anymore. According to Freud’s Psychosexual Development theory has five stages of development; the first stage is called Oral, which occurs from birth to 1 and half years of age and the mouth is the center of exploration because it is where the most senses of pleasure for the infant derives from. Most infants need something for security, and their major conflict or way to show
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2011 for the course MAT 117 taught by Professor Al-kofahi during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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