Essays Tagged: "developmental stage"

Adolecence

Adolescence is the developmental stage between childhood and adulthood; it generally refers to a period ranging from ag ... qualitatively and quantitatively superior to that of younger children.' According to Piaget and the developmentalist school of psychology, the thinking capacity of young people automatically increases ... , the thinking capacity of young people automatically increases in complexity as a function of age. Developmentalists find distinct differences between younger and older adolescents in ability to gene ...

(7 pages) 347 1 2.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Develpment

ive strategies which are used to solve problems, reflect an interaction BETWEEN THE CHILD'S CURRENT DEVELOPMENTAL STAGE AND experience in the world.Research on cognitive development has provided scien ... paper and pencil exam (Inhelder & Piaget, 1958, p. 104).Piaget was primarily concerned with the developmental factors that characterize the changes in the child's explanations of the world around ...

(7 pages) 577 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

*Explain and give examples of how physical development changes during conception, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood.

enta, the umbilical cord and the amnion (fluid-filled sac) develop along with the embryo. The final developmental stage during conception would be the fetal period. It begins two months after concepti ...

(4 pages) 232 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Piaget's Response to education.

tive strategies which are used to solve problems reflect an interaction between the child's current developmental stage and experience in the world. This response assignment will focus on what extent ...

(3 pages) 159 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Aspects of Social Bonding Theory.

s it seems appropriate to focus on the nature and quality of social relationships. Adolescence is a developmental stage in which the individual becomes increasingly involved socially. It is at this ag ...

(6 pages) 256 1 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Public Schools should not implement school Uniforms By: Tan Ly

iforms say that growing up through the adolescent years and experimenting with clothes is a normal, developmental stage to hood. I believe children should be allowed and encouraged to express their in ...

(3 pages) 87 3 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Adolescent Development

een year old girl named Tracy goes through identity crisis as proposed in Erik Erikson's adolescent developmental stage identity verses identity confusion. The main characters in this movie are Tracy, ...

(3 pages) 77 1 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Transgenic species

species but as transgenic technology is still relatively new, most of these however, are still in a developmental stage. Transgenic technology has enabled scientists to break through the 'species barr ...

(4 pages) 71 1 3.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What Adolescence is all about

AdolescenceAdolescence is the developmental stage between childhood and adulthood; it generally refers to a period ranging from ag ...

(10 pages) 181 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Intercultural Sensitivity.

The developmental stage of intercultural sensitivity that best fits me at this point in my life is the o ... cult to find out, but I will try to learn at least a couple of them before meeting with parents.The developmental stage of intercultural sensitivity that a professional is at is extremely important. I ...

(3 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Understanding the Reading Process

lopment of a literature focus unit. The focus or theme of a literature unit must be relevant to the developmental stage of the group of students it is meant for. This focus would lead to generalizatio ... r a student is at the level of scribble writing or pseudo writing, for example. An awareness of the developmental stage of the student with respect to reading and writing skills is central if we inten ...

(2 pages) 90 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

OurTown

Emily Webb asks her mother if she is a pretty girl. This shows how children can be insecure in the developmental stage of life. She needs to be reassured that her peers will accept her, and she think ...

(4 pages) 358 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Maintaining Drinking Age at 21: The Consequences of Underage Drinking

until adulthood, when development processes reach their culmination. Consumption of alcohol at the developmental stage can seriously damage the brain cells and can cause memory loss and other related ...

(4 pages) 68 1 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Alcohol and American Youth

g to study “Young Brains on Alcohol,” scientists found that consumption of alcohol at the developmental stage of the brain could lead to:• Memory Loss• Confusion, Disorganization&# ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Jean Piaget's Cognitve Theory

ct that our makeup and personality are inborn, by de-emphasizing parental influence.Piaget's second developmental stage is the preoperational stage. This stage continues from age 2 until age 6. "It is ...

(2 pages) 69 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Senorimotor Skills and Cognitive development

barks on life. The infant starts to grow and put on weight at a remarkable pace. Integrated in this developmental stage, from birth to age 2, includes the sensorimotor skills and intelligence. Through ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Middle Childhood and Late Adolescence Comparison: This was my FINAL

There are five developmental stages in a growing child's life. It all starts at birth, which is known as infancy, i ... that the transition is truly remarkable. There will be a comparison and overview of each one of the developmental characteristics which will explain the profile for each stage.(McDevitt & Ormrod, ... hen most children this age are missing a few teeth and are making way for their adult ones. In this developmental stage middle children do not have big growth spurts, they will gain weight and grow ta ...

(5 pages) 122 0 3.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Piaget's theory

ishment for the adolescent, and will come in handy for years to come.Another characteristic of this developmental stage is the addition of intuitive thought. Intuitive thought has an advantage by bein ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Rite of Passage

escents will go through in order to achieve their rite of passage into adulthood.Adolescence is the developmental stage between childhood and adulthood or ages 12 through 21. Adolescence usually begin ... ually the same for all adolescents. A well adjusted adolescent will accomplish and understand their developmental changes and will accept the offer of support from parents when needed (Atkinson, 2008) ...

(6 pages) 53 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Human development theories.

who incorporate the parts of the theories that they believe in, into their own personal philosophy. Developmental theories should help counselors understand potential outlooks regarding the needs of i ... cated 8 stages. Movement from one stage to the next is conditioned on successful completion of each developmental stage. Also, healthy development results from facing life's problems at each stage of ...

(6 pages) 181 1 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology