Major developmental theories across the lifespan

Human Development Paper

What cannot be used for this assignment are web pages, magazines, newspapers, text books, and other books. Finally, current research for our purposes is an article that was published within the last 5 to 6 years. Please only use whats attached. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.  *NO Plagiarism!!!!!*

Remember this is a course on human development (Please stay on topic). To help in your search here are some of the major areas we covered in this course (these are meant as a guide, not specific topics to find).

· Major developmental theories across the lifespan

· Nature of geographic, gender, social, cognitive, emotional, and developmental factors during each period of development

· Developmental factors that impact one another.

· Historical and current trends in development

· Current trends which may differentially impact the future development of populations in the United States

· Social, and diversity issues related to developmental psychology

With the major areas above in mind, focus on at least two of the following age groups:

· Childhood

· Adolescence

· Adulthood

· Older Adults

First, give an overview of each article, including:

· Write a 2-paragraph summary for each article.

· Write a 1 paragraph analysis and evaluation for each article found.

· Make sure to integrate course material in that analysis

Then, write a summary (1 page) integrating what was learned from the articles reviewed on the chosen age groups as seen from the life-span perspective. Cover the following in that summary:

· What similarities did you find in the types of research and what was being studied? What differences did you find?

· Based on your course readings, what developmental theories did you find that were applicable?

· Explain how the life-span perspective may provide a way of better understanding the research reviewed.

· Please follow instructions, and format in APA.

Original Work

Please NO Plagiarism no copy and paste!!!