Resource: Developmental Stages Matrix located in Week Two of the student website for this course
Over the next few weeks you will be examining the developmental stages from infancy to late adulthood and the changes that occur at each of these stages using the Developmental Stages Matrix. Answers do not need to be in complete sentences but should reflect an understanding of the physical, cognitive, and socioemotional changes that occur at each stage in development.
This assignment is due in Week Five.
In order to fully understand the life span theories, each individualneeds a clear understanding of what life span perspective means and why it is important. According to Life Span (n.d.), “life-span perspective is the perspective that development is lifelong, multidimensional, multidirectional, plastic, multidisciplinary, and contextual; involves growth, maintenance, and regulation of loss; and is constructed through biological, sociocultural, and individual factors working together”. Although there is still