PSY 103 Week 4 Individual Assignment Lifespan Development and Personality Paper
Developmental psychology seeks to address various aspects of human development, including physical, cognitive, social, moral, and personality development.
Discuss the influences on physical and cognitive development in a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper. Select one of the following stages of development as the focus of your paper:
Infancy (birth to 1 year)
Early Childhood (2-6 years)
Middle Childhood (6-12 years)
Adolescence (12-18 years)
Early Adulthood (18-40 years)
Middle Adulthood (40-60 years)
Late Adulthood (60+ years)
Address the following in relationship to the stage of development selected:
What factors affect physical development? Consider both hereditary and environmental influences. Provide examples.
What factors affect cognitive development? Consider both hereditary and environmental influences. Provide examples.
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.
Include a specific real-world scenario that happened to you or someone else.
Format your paper according to APA standards. Include at least two references from the University Library.