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Life Span Development

Development is defined as the pattern of change that begins at conception and continues through the life span.

1) Define and briefly describe the biological, cognitive, and socio-emotional processes that make-up human development.

2) Explain how the biological, cognitive, and socio-emotional processes that make-up human development

3). How do the biological, cognitive, and socio-emotional processes influence human development as we grow from infancy to adulthood.

250 word min. Cite your references to support your answer and examples with APA format.

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Physical or biological development is basically the natural process over a period of time that a child develops. A child develops on their own timeline or schedule which is usually determined by biology and genetics that are inherited from parents which determine the characteristics like height, weight, coordination and strength. Cognitive ...

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Nothing determines how and and when a child develops other than the child. A child grows and develops at their own pace; however, there are a few things that can determine the child's characteristics.

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