The Importance Of Normative And Social Development

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Our existence is solely reliant on our physical, cognitive, emotional and social development as change occurs in many aspect. How we function depend on how well each stage of the cycle is developed. Throughout our lifespan there will be different factors that will contribute positively or negatively to our wellbeing and behavior. The combination of these developments transfer into social interactions. This helps us to cope with life changing events, such as normative or non- normative changes. The term “normative” is relative as it relates to different discipline, race and, or culture. “Normative” can be defined as an ideal standard or concept based on cultural norms and behavior. For example, in some culture is acceptable to have pre- arrange …show more content…
These events sometimes help to contribute to emotional, social and physical development also. As for me, I have benefited tremendously from non-normative life events. I have not lost a parent or experienced any life threatening illnesses, but I have benefited immensely from my other’s advancement in her career as a teacher. I got to enjoy some of the finer things in life, travel and meet people of different races and culture. this helped me to develop socially and emotionally. Also, my physical growth and development have to do with specialized diet and nutrition which, is a direct benefit of a salary increase that she got as she advanced in her career and became more finically …show more content…
Technology has taken over certain aspects of our lives, which forces the mass of people to become supercilious. I believe my children will become more reliant on technology to communicate and interact with each other as oppose to face-to-face meeting. This will become the “norm” and so physical emotions will be minimal in its existence. This change in technology will benefit the young generation and older folks will definitely get lost in the translation. As more and more they refer to themselves as being old school or old fashion or just simply incapable of adapting to what seems to be inevitable. Personally, I am right in the gateway of these changes, which doesn’t really affect me. I am physically and technologically stable and can adjust either

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