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CHILD DEVELOPMENT
SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF THE PATTERNS OF GROWTH, CHANGE & STABILITY THAT OCCUR FROM CONCEPTION THRU ADOLESCENCE
TOPIC AREAS IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT
PHYSICAL
COGNITIVE
SOCIAL & PERSONALITY
PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT
DEVELOPMENT INVOLVING THE BODY'S PHYSICAL MAKEUP, INCLUDING THE BRAIN, NERVOUS SYSTEM, MUSCLES & SENSES & THE NEED FOR FOOD, DRINK & SLEEP
COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT
SEEKING TO UNDERSTAND THE WAY GROWTH & CHANGE IN INTELLECTUAL CAPABILITIES INFLUENCE A PERSON'S BEHAVIOR
PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT
DEVELOPMENT INVLOLVING THE WAYS THAT THE ENDURING CHARACTERISTICS THAT DIFFERENTIATE ONE PERSON FROM ANOTHER CHANGE OVER THE LIFE SPAN
SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
THE WAY IN WHICH INDIVIDUALS' INTERACTIONS WITH OTHERS & THEIR SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS GROW, CHANGE & REMAIN STABLE OVER THE COURSE OF LIFE
PRENATAL PERIOD
CONCEPTION - BIRTH
INFANCY & TODDLERHOOD
BIRTH - 3
PRESCHOOL PERIOD
3 - 6
MIDDLE CHILDHOOD
6 - 12
ADOLESCENCE
12 - 20
FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE DEVELOPMENT (5)
-CULTURE
-ETHNICITY
-COHORTS
-RACE
-NORMATIVE EVENTS
COHORT
A GROUP OF PEOPLE BORN AT AROUND THE SAME TIME IN THE SAME PLACE
CHILDREN PAST
-NOT RECOGNIZED AS SIGNIFICANT STAGE OF DEVELOPMENT
-VIEWS INFLUENCED BY PHILOSOPHY, RELIGION & MEDICAL/HEALTH CIRCUMSTANCES
NORMATIVE EVENTS
EVENTS THAT OCCUR IN A SIMILAR WAY FOR MOST INDIVIDUALS IN A GROUP. MAYBE BE BIOLOGICALLY, SOCIALLY OR CULTURALLY DETERMINED.
NORMATIVE HISTORY-GRADED INFLUENCES
BIOLOGICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ASSOCIATED WITH A PARTICULAR HISTORICAL MOMENT

EX: 9/11
NORMATIVE AGE-GRADED INFLUENCES
BIOLOGICAL & ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES THAT ARE SIMILAR FOR INDIVIDUALS IN A PARTICULAR AGE-GROUP, REGARDLESS OF WHEN OR WHERE THEY WERE RAISED

EX: PUBERTY/MENOPAUSE
NORMATIVE SOCIOCULTURAL INFLUENCES
ETHNICITY, SOCIAL CLASS, SUBCULTURE MEMBERSHIP & OTHER FACTORS

EX: GOING TO SCHOOL
RIGHT OF PASSAGE
MARRIAGE
NON-NORMATIVE LIFE EVENTS
SPECIFIC, ATYPICAL EVENTS THAT OCCUR IN A PARTICULAR PERSON'S LIFE AT A TIME WHEN SUCH EVENTS DO NOT HAPPEN TO MOST PEOPLE

EX: GOING TO MATH FAIR
CONTINUOUS CHANGE
GRADUAL DEVELOPMENT
DISCONTINUOUS CHANGE
DEVELOPMENT THAT OCCURS IN DISTINCT STEPS OR STAGES
CRITICAL PERIOD
SPECIFIC TIME DURING DEVELOPMENT WHEN A PARTICULAR EVENT HAS ITS GREATEST CONSEQUENCES