Human Growth and Development Through The Life Stages

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  • Human Growth and Development Through The Life Stages
    • Life Stages
      • Infancy (0-2)
      • Early Childhood   (3-8)
      • Adolescence (9-18)
      • Early Adulthood (19-45)
      • Middle Adulthood (46-65)
      • Later Adulthood (65+)
    • Definitions
      • Growth
        • An increase in some measured quantity such as height and weight
      • Development
        • Complex changes including an increase in skills, abilities, and capabilities
      • Milestones
        • The stags  in development
          • 9developmental norm)
    • Principles of growth
      • Weight
      • Length (0-2 months)
      • Height
      • Head circumference is measured at birth and again at the 6-8 week appointment
        • This is to check the size and growth of the brain
      • There can be different rates of growth of two people who are the same age
      • Growth varies in different body parts
      • 4 principles of growth
        • Growth rates are not constant
        • Different parts of the body grow at different times
        • Growth rates vary between children
        • Boys usually grow faster than girls, as they tend to grow taller than women
    • Principles of development
      • Follows an orderly sequence
        • Each individual follows the same sequence but at different rates
          • Walking at around 12 months
            • Can be 10-14 months
      • Developments means the acquisition of skills ad abilities
    • PIES
      • Physical Development
        • Growth and other physical changes that happen in the body through the life stages
      • Intellectual Development
        • The development of language, memory, and thinking skills
      • Emotional Development
        • The ability to cope with feelings about ourselves and towards others
      • Social Development
        • The ability to form friendships and relationships, and to learn to be independent
    • Skills
      • Fine motor skills
        • Movement that involved using the smaller muscles
          • Fingers and toes
      • Gross motor skillls
        • Movement that involve using the large muscles in the body
          • Arms
          • Legs
          • Torso


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