Lifespan Development and Personality
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Developmental psychology seeks to address various aspects of human development, including physical, cognitive, social, moral, and personality development. Discuss the influences on all of these types of development in a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper. Select one of the following stages of development as the focus of your paper:
a. Infancy (birth to 1 year)
b. Childhood (3-12 years)
c. Adolescence (12-20 years)
d. Adulthood (20-65 years)
e. Senior (65+ years)
Address the following in relationship to the stage of development selected:
a. What factors affect physical development? Consider both hereditary and environmental influences. Provide examples.
b. What factors affect cognitive development? Consider both hereditary and environmental influences. Provide examples.
c. What factors affect social, moral, and personality development? Describe the factors by explaining at least two theoretical perspectives associated with moral, social, and personality development.