Course Information

Human Dev Across Lifespan II (PSYC 2072)

Term: Academic Year 2017-2018 Spring


Dr. Kyle Lynn GobroggeShow MyInfo popup for Dr. Kyle Lynn Gobrogge
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Mon-Wed, 2:10 PM - 3:30 PM (1/16/2018 - 5/18/2018) Location: MAIN CLASS BOORA


Lifespan developmental 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 adulthood through end-of-life care in the physical, cognotive, social and emotional domains. The impact of ethnic, gender, and cultural factors on development wil be examined. The course is a survey of major themes and recent findings in the area of human development across the life span of adulthood through geriatric adulthood. This course is presented with an interdisciplinary perspective, focusing on physical, psychological, and sociological aspects of development throughout the lifespan between adulthood and end-of-life care. Lifespan objectives are emphasized. These objectives concern development as an on-going process, with multiple determinants of change and, correspondi