Essay on Developmental Matrix

995 WordsApr 9, 20124 Pages
University of Phoenix Material Developmental Stages Matrix |Developmental Stage |Physical changes |Cognitive changes |Socioemotional changes | |Infancy |Body weight doubles by the fourth month after birth and| |Crying and contentment | | |triples by their first birthday. |Sensory motor intelligence begins with six stages of |Smiling socially. | |…show more content…
|Hypothetical thought occurs – reasoning about what if |Moratorium – postpone achievement choices. | | |Body becomes bigger; a growth spurt. Eat more and gain |propositions that may or may not reflect reality. |Four aspects of identity – religion, sex, vocation, | | |weight. |Capable of deductive reasoning – begins with abstract |politics/ethnicity. (Few achieve identity achievement in | | |Every primary sex organ increases in size and matures |idea or premise that uses logic to draw specific |these areas.) | | |in function |conclusions. |Relationships are crucial with parents and non-parent adults.| | |Secondary sex characteristics develop – body shape, |Dual-process model – Advanced logical thought |Adolescents become independent and clash with the parents’ | | |males grow
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