Biosocial Development Theory In Real Life

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In this assignment I will apply development theory to real life scenarios. Dr. Berger an author and professor at the City University of New York states, “A developmental theory is a systematic statement of general principals that provide a framework for understanding how and why people change as they grow older.” Therefore, I will be analyzing and applying real life scenarios to the life of my son Christopher Ramirez and explain how his development is associated with very specific theories or a theorist. This developmental theory will be applied to all four age ranges which are: the first two years (0-2), the play years (2-6), the school years (7-11), and the adolescence years (11-18). In addition, I will apply Biosocial (physical
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He was a very good baby. He hardly ever cried and was always happy. He loved to play, laugh, and was a very attentive baby boy. By the time he was 10 months, he was already walking to my amazement. What I noticed with Chris is that not only did his physical development changed rapidly, he also developed his sensorimotor skills well ahead of the rest of the other babies his age. I always believed he was going to be a “go getter” from day one. For instance, he was able to grab and hold items at such a young age, that I recall giving him my keys and he was already learning how to stick the key into the key hole. He was only about 6 months old at that time. Another motor skill that developed quickly was his speech. He started talking at ten months…show more content…
They need time to do that construction both with their bodies and their brains.” That’s exactly what Christopher was doing. He was figuring out what he was capable of doing during this play time. I was nurturing his positive sense of self. By us spending this time together he was gaining confidence and the neuron connections in his brain where making new connections. Acoording to Deborah Murphy, a professor in early childhood mentioned that, “Play is at the heart of all that we do with young children. It weaves and threads all the skills and abilities together into a brilliant tapestry.” In other words, it is valuable time that is associated with how children learn. This is crucial time for child growth for children’s social and motor
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