Developmental psychology seeks to address various aspects of human development, including physical, cognitive, social, moral, and personality development.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper discussing the influences on physical and cognitive development.
Select one of the stages of development below as the focus of your paper.Infancy: from birth to 1 yearEarly childhood: from 1-6 yearsMiddle childhood: from 6-12 yearsAdolescence: from 12-18 yearsEarly adulthood: from 18-40 yearsMiddle adulthood: from 40-60 yearsLate adulthood: from 60+ years
Address the following in relation to the selected stage:What factors affect physical development? Consider hereditary and environmental influences. Provide examples.What factors affect cognitive development? Consider hereditary and environmental influences. Provide examples.What factors affect social, moral, and personality development? Describe the factors by explaining at least two theoretical perspectives associated with social, moral, and personality development.
Include at least two peer-reviewed sources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.