Human Development

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In this paper the different stages of human development will be discussed there is

Piaget's Stages of Development and Erikson's Stages of Development. First we will begin

with Piaget's stages by starting with the Sensorimotor stage the typical age range is from birth

to nearly 2 years. In this staged an individual are able to experience through their senses and

actions (seeing, hearing, touching, and mouthing). One of their developmental phenomenon

is object permanence. Object permanence is use to describe a child's ability to see an object

and know that it exist although they can no longer see or hear it. This concept is important

because it plays a role in the theory of cognitive development. This theory was created by

Jean Piaget who suggested that children can understand the world we live in through their

motor abilities. Next stage is preopertational and the typical age range is 2 years to about 6 or

7 years this stage is when children are able to represent things with words and images, using

intuitive rather than logical reasoning. One of the developmental phenomenon is egocentrism

this refers to their inability to see a situation from another point of view. Piaget felt that an

egocentric child feels that everyone around them not only see what they do but feel and hear

as well. Concrete operational is the stage when thinking logically, grasping concrete analogies

and performing arithmetical operations. The typical age for this stage is about 7 years to 11

years old. Conservation is one of the developmental phenomenon. Last stage of the different

stages of human development is formal operational this stage age ranges from about 12

years through adulthood. This is when an individual uses abstract reasoning. Potential for

mature moral and reasoning is one of the developmental phenomenon.


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