Human Development

Adliana Supiani
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(1) Understanding how heredity and environment interact to contribute to the developmental process (2) Lifespan perspective of human development

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State PRIMARY INTEREST of developmental psychologists The primary interest of developmental psychologists is to study about growth, changes and development over the course of life It focuses on how heredity and experience interact that could explain how thinking, feeling and behavior change They examine across 3 major dimensions namely physical, cognitive and socioemotional development Examples Physical Perceptual Cognitive Language Moral Social and Emotional development

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State PRIMARY INTEREST of developmental psychologists The primary interest of developmental psychologists is to study about growth, changes and development over the course of life It focuses on how heredity and experience interact to explain how thinking, feeling and behaviour change They examine across 3 major dimensions namely Physical development Cognitive development Socioemotional development Examples of development Physical Perceptual Cognitive Language Moral Social and Emotional 

Describe PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL and COGNITIVE development in the early stages of human development Early stages of human development include Prenatal Neonatal Infancy (birth – 2 years) Early childhood (3-8 years) Middle childhood (9-11 years) Physical development Refers to biological changes that children undergo as they age The progress of physical development include physical and brain changes At early stages of human development, these changes affect the development of  Reflexes Motor skills Sensations Perceptions Learning skills Example: Emotional development Cognitive development

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