Course Information

Human Development Across Lifespan I (PSYC 2062)

Term: Academic Year 2018-2019 Fall


Dr. Bob MurrayShow MyInfo popup for Dr. Bob Murray
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Wed-Fri, 3:40 PM - 5:00 PM (8/27/2018 - 12/19/2018) 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