Reflection Paper On Human Development

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ED 152 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT- A LIFESPAN APPROACH SEMESTER 1, 2015 ASSIGNMENT 1 NAME: ASHNEEL ASHISH NAIDU ID: S11126594 PART 1 ABSTRACT Human development is how we develop and change from a vulnerable curious infant to a vibrant analytical adolescent to a mature considerate adult and to a wise and sensible senior citizen. Therefore the purpose of this reflective essay is to positively evaluate the human development changes that are experienced from birth till now using the two domains. The two domains that will be discussed in the essay are…show more content…
Human development is the study of the human conditions. The theory of human development was first brought up in 1998 by the theorist Amartya Sen. “Development in human beings in between birth and the end of adolescence, as the individual progresses from dependency to increasing independence” (Sen, 1998). Human development over the life span is a process of becoming something different. A human’s life is always an ongoing business, and death is its only end. Developmental changes in human takes place in three fundamental domains. These domains are physical, cognitive, and emotional-social. A human body develop when, mind, spirit, and social relationships changes. Thus this essay will be focused on cognitive and social- emotional…show more content…
Therefore a child needs to be fully occupied by the knowledge’s of everything in this world. Cognitive and social- emotional domains are not an automatic process. When a child learns something or get some information it does not sleep in his or her mind but immediately start processing new ideas, make connection to other information they already have in their mind. Emotional-social development includes changes in an individual’s personality, emotions, and relationships with others (Egeland, 1978). Furthermore, when I was in my first several years of school I was experiencing a rapid conceptual and language development as I started learning how to read and write. The cognitive development domain has helped me to learn and understand things around me till now, it has also helped me to develop my thinking ability of things around me. Whereas the social- emotional domain helped me to develop an understanding of the communication, emotional expression and actions of people
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