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PSYC 611 Advanced Lifespan Developmental Psychology

Lifespan developmental psychology reviews a variety of advanced concepts, theories and principles of human development from conception, prenatal development, and young adulthood through late adulthood. This course will emphasize the cognitive, physical and social aspects of development from a topical approach and review important contemporary as well as classic theories addressing lifespan development. Discussions will include a variety of contemporary topics of developmental psychology (i.e., Gender differences in behaviors, ADHD; Childhood obesity, styles of play and cultural parenting practices) from a variety of scholarly journal articles. Other key topics that will be addressed include research design in developmental psychology, maturation, cross-cultural topics relative to parenting and lifespan development, human growth experiences and the various stages of physical development as key components influencing human behaviors.

Special information

Prerequisite: Graduate Standing.
3 Graduate credits

Effective May 2, 2018 to present

Learning outcomes

Summer 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Advanced Lifespan Developmental Psychology Seiford, Linda C Books Course details