Give an example that illustrates how prenatal development is continuous and another example of how it is discontinuous. What are the critical differences between continuous and discontinuous development?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 5:57 am ad1c9bdddf
Continuous development describes a process of cognitive/psychological or sometimes even physical development that doesn't just suddenly occur, but rather occurs at a gradual pace. An example of this would be the development of the proficiency of wielding language, especially in adult life. As we expose ourselves to a new language, over time, we get better and better at using it.
The expert examines the continuous and discontinuous prenatal development.