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Pysc 2070 notes - Life-span perspective • Lifelong early...

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The life span perspective Development: change throughout the lifespan Traditional approach: Life-span approach: Life span- based on oldest age 122 years Life expectancy- average number of years that a person can expect to live Currently 78 years Ex; why we live longer, we know about the effects of things, we are more clean, we have more medical technologies, know how to better take care of babies, and better diets, etc..
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Unformatted text preview: . Life-span perspective- • Lifelong- early adulthood is not the endpoint of development, no age period dominates • Multidimensional- consists of biological, cognitive, and socioemotional dimentions • Multidirectional- • Plastic • Multidisciplinary • Contextual...
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