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life span development has the following characteristics
multidemensional
age-graded
history-graded
non-normative
multidemensional is
physical, emotional, personality
history graded is
each generation is influenced by the historical event that occured in their lifet6ime
IE going to school in the computer era
non-normative means
events that are not universal.....having breaST CA, 9/11....etc
Continuity theorists believe that?
development is a result of changes over time
Discontinuity theorists believe
development occurs in discrete, identifiable, stages
Naturalistic observations involve???
watching people in their natural setting such as daycare, school,
Field experiments is?
the observation takes place in a natural setting where there is some manipulation over variables
Controlled experiments are?
done in labs where greater control over extraneous variables can take place