You cannot predict the outcome of human development. All you can do is like a farmer create the conditions under which it will begin to flourish.” ― Sir Ken Robinson. How does this relate to varies theories of human development? Use examples and related to theories in your answer.
Q2. “Attachment to a baby is a long-term process, not a single, magical moment. The opportunity for bonding at birth may be compared to falling in love–staying in love takes longer and demands more work.” T. Berry Brazelton. How does this relate to varies theories of attachment? Use examples and related to theories in your answer.
Q3. Agents of socialization provide critical information for children to function as members of
society. Identify at least three (3) agents of socialization and how each of them contributes to socialization. Use examples to illustrate your answer.
Q4. Write short notes on any five of the following (use examples to illustrate your answers):
- brain wiring
- Pituitary Gland
- Community Supports
- active rebellion
- Environmental Pollutants
- Maternal Nutrition
- The Role of the Unconscious
Human Growth & Development – an Overview
Unit 1 Test
Attempt all questions. Use examples to illustrate your answer.
- What is the difference between human growth and development?
- What are the characteristics of development?
- What is a family?
- Identify and define the strands of development (P.I.E.S). Provide an example for each type of development.
- Define nature and nurture. Explain how both nature and nurture play a role in human growth and development.
- Four major theorists have been discussed in this unit — Erik Erikson, Jean Piaget, Kohlberg and Bronfenbrenner. Whose theory, in your opinion, best explains this stage of human development and why? Use examples to illustrate your answer.