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Introduction to Developmental Psychology

Introduction to Developmental Psychology

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This lesson will define and explain developmental psychology and identify the major approaches that are associated with this lifelong process.

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This lesson will define and explain developmental psychology and identify the major approaches that are associated with this lifelong process.

Source: Video created by Mollie McQuillan

Key Terms
Developmental Psychology

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.