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    is drawing/writing compared to him. He possibly doesn’t know what he is going to do for his journal yet. The developmental theory that supports this is social-cognitive theory as the individual is having an interaction between another peer. The developmental principle is supported by this is the development and learning that occurs by the influence of multiple social contexts. Theory of Mind is taking place, as the child is wondering what the child across from his is thinking of drawing.

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    Developmental theories focus on the entire life cycle of an individual, rather than one particular time-frame. Interestingly, this developmental process represents the assumption that delinquency has to develop and is not the evolution of an undisclosed condition. Specifically, developmental theories focus on if an individual has committed any delinquency during a certain time frame, the amount of delinquency, and how the delinquency will progress into a delinquent career (Regoli, Hewitt, & DeLisi

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    Developmental Psychology 2 Abstract Developmental Psychology is a scientific study that shows psychological changes in human being to birth to adulthood. It was first made to help infants and children, but now it has expanded to help the adolescence and adults just as well. Paul B. Baltes, has apply the six principles of human development, lifelong, multidimensional, multidirectional, gains and losses, contextual

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    Each developmental theory has many differences but they share common ground in areas such as lacking the capacity of being indepdent alongside taking on responsibilities. Becoming psychologically, emotionally, dependant and vulnerable together with being ‘needy’ for new oppportunies and experiences which if not provided will undermine proper development for the child (Stainton Rogers, 2009). In the findings childhood is viewed as a voyage towards adulthood, being criticised for representing children

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    DESCRIBE AND EVALUATE 2 THEORIES IN DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY Attachment states to a particular strong bond with a specific person or persons. The bond among the person is emotional and effective, and the person that an infant bond to in this way is known as an attachment figure as said by Schaffer(1977),there are three ways in which attachment can be developed. There are three ways in which attachment can be developed. The first one is when the new born baby is attached to any human; secondary, they

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    Developmental psychology is viewed as different types of approaches which aim to look at how people develop. Theories such as Bowlby 's attachment theory can explain how a child 's development can be altered by their attachment, thus leading to the ideology of the nature vs nurture debate, nature referring to the process of biological maturation while nurture is referring to the influence of the environment or surroundings, which involves the idea that a person learns through experiences.(McLeod

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    The life span developmental theory is a framework that provides information and helps others to understand how humans age over their life course. Humans begin aging at the start of infancy. Therefore, every day the body grows older. It is essential for humans to maintain good health to prolong their years of life. The purpose of the theory is to view and explain different factors on why humans age (Encyclopedia, 2017). 2.The principle of human agency states that individuals have control over their

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    Developmental psychology is viewed as different approaches which aims to look at how children and adults develop. Theories such as Bowlby 's attachment theory can explain how a child 's development can be altered by their attachment, thus leading to the ideology of the nature vs nurture debate, nature referring to the process of biological maturation while nurture is referring to the impact of the environment or surroundings, which involves the idea that a person learns through experiences. (McLeod

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    and cognitively. During the “preschool” years, development is truly integrated: The biological, psychological, and social changes occurring at this time are interrelated. A theory that will work for this stage in life is from the graph on page 22 in Exploring Lifespan Development, behaviorism, and social learning. This theory is continuous and basically, means to learn from right and wrong. This specifically pertains to this stage in life because during this time the child’s brain, gross and fine

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    The cognitive developmental theory comes from the work and research done by Jean Piaget which we believe is an empiricist approach which goes hand and hand with Piaget’s constructive approach. Empiricism is a theory that states that knowledge comes only or primarily from sensory experience. The constructive approach is viewed as children discovering all knowledge about the world through their own learning and knowledge. According to Piaget, children pass through these stages at different times in

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