Personal Human Growth And Development Timeline

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Personal Human growth and development timeline Going through this class and learning about each of the different phases was interesting. To go through and see which ones I have personally experienced. When we started to get in late adulthood it was slightly depressing thinking about growing old and the factor of death. Each part of our development we go through will mater when we reach that point in our lives if you think about it in that context. That’s why it is important to know your family history in order to plan for you future and prevent things from happening. The first type of development we have learned about was heredity and prenatal development. I guess you can say I have experienced that, which is weird to think about. I do not remember it, clearly! In this stage you are having genetic influences in your life, also transmission of physical traits to you (Rathus, 2015, pg. 27). During this stage in my life this is when I received all my physical and genetic traits. Like the color of my eyes, my gender, the slight astigmatism in my left eye, the color of my hair. I personally do not have any children so I do not know what it is like to experience prenatal development in my own children. Luckily my parents didn’t pass down any bad genetic traits to me. I am blessed with the life I have. The next type of development that comes is infancy development of physical, cogitative, social and emotional development. I am grouping these all together

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