University of Phoenix Material Sarri Lajas
Part I – Developmental Stages
For each developmental domain, physical, cognitive, and social, identify two major changes or challenges associated with the following stages: childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.
Stage of Development
Development of impulse control
Increase trouble assimilating information
Decline on performance on tasks requiring fluid intelligence Personality traits
Selecting a life partner
Part II – Developmental Gaps
Respond to the following in at least 150 words:
Demonstrate the interdependence of all the areas of development (physical, cognitive, and social) by imagining a persons’ behavior with one area missing. Create a scenario with an area of development lacking and describe the possible results. You may focus on a specific age or imagine how a later age would be affected by the lack of an area during an earlier age (e.g., how a lack of cognitive development during infancy would affect the behavior of an adult). Revised from Learn Psychology, p. 494
Phrases I learned in my assimilation course from a few months earlier as I tried to find a bicycle tire tube for my son’s Christmas present. I was so overwhelmed by trying to process not only my issue of finding something I needed, but my brain was trying to process all of the stimuli and didn’t have the resources to effectively organize all that information quickly. I was in literal pain. I had to step out and sit in my car and go back in after a few minutes. I had to do this several times before I was no longer afflicted with the physical responses to my brain’s sensory overload. I...
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