Lifespan Development And Psychological Theories

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1) Lifespan development and psychological theories

1.1 The stages of a lifespan is infancy, childhood, adolescence, adulthood and older adult. Infancy is before childhood when they are babies, describes the growth and development of the child from about the fourth week through the second year of life. (reference FROM . Childhood is the time before you turn 13, childhood is the stage between infancy and puberty. Adolescence is between the age of 13 – 18 this is the transition before people develop into an adult. Adulthood is where a person is fully developed physically, mentally, intellectually etc. The adulthood stage is at the age ranges of 18 – 40. An older adult is the final stage in a person’s life, this is where a person is at an advanced age where their health might start to deteriorate the age ranges of an older adult is 65+.
Examples of these stages is Sara who is an infant (6 months), Alex who is in his childhood (7), Leyla who is an adolescence (16) Tahir who is in adulthood (24) and Jack who is an older adult/elderly (80) Explain the development of two individuals each at a different stage of the lifespan and using a different psychological theory (ERIK ERIKSON) for each individual, explain their development in more detail

1.2 Jane is in adult hood (25 years old) Using Abraham Maslow’s humanistic psychological approach where Maslow has created a path of…
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