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Framework § The Life-Span Perspective § Developmental Processes, Periods, and Issues § Research in Life-Span
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The Life-Span Perspective Development: Pattern of change that begins at conception and continues through life span. The Life-Span Perspective
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The Importance of Studying Life-Span Development Personal insight Explore growth and decline Experiences influence development The Life-Span Perspective
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Views of Child Development The Life-Span Perspective Original sin view Tabla rasa view Innate goodness view Children are born into a world corrupted with inclination toward evil Children born as “blank slates” and acquire characteristics through experience (Locke) Children born inherently good (Rousseau)
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Adult Development Maximum human life span unchanged. Life expectancy: Average number of years a person is expected to live when born in a particular year has changed. Developmental change occurs during adulthood as well as childhood. The Life-Span Perspective
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The Aging of America The Life-Span Perspective
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Characteristics of the Life-Span Perspective Lifelong Multidimensional Multidirectional Plastic Maintenance Contextual Multidisciplinary Individualistic Growth Regulation The Life-Span Perspective
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PSYCH 2314 taught by Professor Michaelrose during the Spring '11 term at Collins.

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