Course Information

Human Development Across Lifespan I (PSYC 2062)

Term: Academic Year 2017-2018 Fall


Athina-Eleni G. MavroudhisShow MyInfo popup for Athina-Eleni G. Mavroudhis
Office hours:
  • Monday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Thursday 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM


    Wed-Fri, 3:40 PM - 5:00 PM (8/28/2017 - 12/20/2017) Location: MAIN CLASS 110


    Lifespan development psychology is a study of how and why people change over time as well as how and why they remain the same from the conception through the aging process. The course is described through three perspectives: physical, cognitive, and psychosocial. Emphasis will be on the major transitions from fetal development through emerging adulthood in the physical, cognitive, social and emotional domains. The impact of ethnic, gender, and cultural factors on development will be examined. The course is a survey of major themes and recent findings in the area of human development across the life span of fetal development through emerging adulthood. This course is presented with an interdisciplinary perspective, focusing on physical, psychological and sociological aspects of development throughout the lifespan bewteen fetal development and emerging adulthood. Lifespan objectives are emphasized. These objectives concern development as an on-going process, with multiple determininants