Explain how your physical developmental patterns and typical milestones were typical of those reached in Infancy. If not typical, based on course content, explain how and why they were not.
I. Introduction (approximately one half page)
A. Briefly introduce yourself, including the following demographic
characteristics: gender, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, cultural background,
family composition, parental characteristics, physical and psychological
health issues of family members.
II. Infancy and Childhood (approximately two pages)
Using specific examples and making connections to the course content from
the textbook and the two instructor-approved sources, and including the
required APA Style, 7th ed. in-text citations:
A. Clearly define and explain each, and then apply the following
psychological theories and concepts to your development in Infancy, and
then in Childhood:
a. Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development
b. Attachment
c. Temperament
B. Developmental patterns and typical milestones
a. Explain how your physical developmental patterns and typical
milestones were typical of those reached in Infancy. If not typical,
based on course content, explain how and why they were not.
b. Explain how your cognitive developmental patterns and typical
milestones were typical of those reached in Infancy. If not typical,
based on course content, explain how and why they were not.
c. Explain how your socioemotional developmental patterns and typical
milestones were typical of those reached in Infancy. If not typical,
based on course content, explain how and why they were not
d. Explain how your physical developmental patterns and typical
milestones were typical of those reached in Childhood. If not typical,
based on course content, explain how and why they were not.
e. Explain how your cognitive developmental patterns and typical
milestones were typical of those reached in Childhood. If not typical,
based on course content, explain how and why they were not.
f. Explain how your socioemotional developmental patterns and typical
milestones were typical of those reached in Childhood. If not typical,
based on course content, explain how and why they were not.
C. Childhood Socioemotional development: Two aspects of your group
membership identities
a. Childhood Socioemotional development: Identify the two aspects of
your group membership identities (i.e., race, ethnicity, gender, gender
identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, ability, national
origin, religion) that have been especially salient (powerful) in
sharping your identity development. Unless approved by the
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instructor due to a significant shift in identify development,
students must use the same two most salient group
memberships identities throughout EACH of the developmental
periods of the paper.
b. Childhood Socioemotional development: For each group identity,
describe a critical incident that shaped your development and the
reasons you believe each of your group identities are most salient in
your development. ** A critical incident is an event that shapes one’s
personal identity development – either positively or negatively; it
causes one to stop and reflect and raises questions about one’s beliefs,
values, attitude, or behaviors; it produces a new and lasting shift and
brings about insight about how one now sees oneself or how others
now see you. You should select and write about the most salient
critical incidents – the most meaningful, the most powerful
critical incidents that have shaped your identity
development.**
c. Analyze (provide an explanation and interpretation for each) the
influence of your two most salient group identities (i.e., race,
ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic
class, ability, national origin, religion) have had on shaping your
development in Childhood