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(0:00-1:18) Developmental Psychology
(1:18-4:22) Dimensions of Developmental Psychology
Terms to Know
Examine lifespan psychology and the progress of changes and abilities; identify trends in psychological development and causes
Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development
Intellectual development are shaped by both a biological component and environmental experiences. Throughout the four stages, the mistakes we make teach us about the world and change our mental abilities- how we encode, store, and use information
Vygotsky’s Sociocultural Theory
Cognitive development is based on social and cultural processes; our cognitive abilities are shaped by our interactions with others
Erikson’s Psychosocial Theory
Proposes that individuals go through eight stages of social development during which they must resolve a psychosocial conflict.