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Life span development is
the examination of human life across time
define the 4 different parts of life span development
A)multi dimensional
B)Age graded
C)history graded
D)non-normative
define multidemensional
physical, cognitive, emotional, personality
define age-graded
based on age

example-ceremonies for infants, puberty rituals
define history graded
influenced by a historical event that occured during that lifetime IE: growing up during the deppression
define non-normative
events that are not universal
IE-winning the lottery, breast cancer, etc
Define development
changes that occur over time, across an entire life span
define physical growth
development of human organisms in the prenatal period
define cognitive development
concept of intelligence as well as specific aspects of our ability to read, write and do math
define the 3 parts of social/emotional development
temperament, personality, and socialization into a particular cultural group
continuity theorists believe??
development is the result of gradual or cumulative changes over the entire life span
discontinuity theorists believe??
development occurs in discreet identifiable stages
Life span development is
the examination of human life across time
define the 4 different parts of life span development
A)multi dimensional
B)Age graded
C)history graded
D)non-normative
define multidemensional
physical, cognitive, emotional, personality
define age-graded
based on age

example-ceremonies for infants, puberty rituals
define history graded
influenced by a historical event that occured during that lifetime IE: growing up during the deppression
define non-normative
events that are not universal
IE-winning the lottery, breast cancer, etc
Define development
changes that occur over time, across an entire life span
define physical growth
development of human organisms in the prenatal period
define cognitive development
concept of intelligence as well as specific aspects of our ability to read, write and do math
define the 3 parts of social/emotional development
temperament, personality, and socialization into a particular cultural group
continuity theorists believe??
development is the result of gradual or cumulative changes over the entire life span
discontinuity theorists believe??
development occurs in discreet identifiable stages