Developmental Psychology

Timeline created by cacrutch
  • Infancy : Emotional Development

    Were you securely/insecurely attached to your primary caregiver? I was insecurely attached to my mother. I would cry whenever she left and wouldn't stop crying.
  • Infancy : Emotional Development

    What was your temperament like as a baby? I was a very active and curious baby, it was a bad idea for my parents to leave me by myself because I would get into everything.
  • Infancy : Cognitive Development

    Provide an example from your life that demonstrates at least one concept related to Piaget's stages of cognitive development? My mom says I used to love to tear up magazine pages (Sensorimotor).
  • Infancy : Physical Development

    When did you start walking?
    9 Months old
  • Infancy : Physical Development

    What fine/gross motor skills are used for these activities? The gross motor skill of moving from one leg to another and balancing.
  • Early Childhood : Cognitive Development

    Provide an example from your life that demonstrates at least one concept related to Piaget's stages of cognitive development? I used to play games with family and was unable to understand how they would have obviously won the game from their perspective. (Preoperational)
  • Early Childhood : Emotional Development

    Early Childhood : Emotional Development
    How did family and friends/teachers describe you as a child? Was this the same or different from your infant temperament? I was very playful but shy, as an infant I was much less shy.
  • Early Childhood : Cognitive Development

    What sorts of interests did you have as a young child? Did this fit in with the research done on children's concept formation and categorization? I enjoyed playing with littlest pet shop dolls and as a girl that fits the typical type of toy that it would be expected for me to reach for.
  • Early Childhood : Cognitive Development

    Describe an experience that made you aware of a certain concept of intelligence? I remember cooking with my mom and understanding that she was more intelligent than me and therefore she knew more about cooking than I did.
  • Late Childhood : Cognitive Development

    Provide an example from your life that demonstrates at least one concept related to Piaget's stages of cognitive development? I remember taking quizzes about explaining that if 3+4=7 then 7-3=4 was true. (Concrete Operational)
  • Late Childhood : Physical Development

    How much excersize did you get, what types and how often? What were your feelings about physical activity? I would play kickpen on the playground almost every day. I loved running and being active.
  • Late Childhood : Physical Development

    What fine/gross motor skills are used for these activities? I needed gross motor skills to play kickpen and fine motor skills to play with rocks on the playground.
  • Late Childhood : Cognitive Development

    What is one way you remember your parents and/or teacher acting in a way that you know now helped your language development? My parents would call out words and give me choices for what the definition was to see if I could guess correctly.
  • Adolescence : Physical Development

    Did you enter puberty early or late compared to your peers and did that have any affect on you? I entered early and definitely became very self-conscious about it.
  • Adolescence : Physical Development

    How much excersize, how often, what kinds? Feelings about physical activity? I started to hate physical activity, the most I did was march in band.
  • Adolescence : Physical Development

    Adolescence : Physical Development
    What fine/gross motor skills were used for these activities? Band required fine motor skills to play an instrument and gross motor skills to march.
  • Adolescence : Cognitive Development

    Provide an example from your life that demonstrates at least one concept related to Piaget's stages of cognitive development? I can remember beginning to ponder very existential questions like hoe space could be inifinite. (Operational)
  • Adolescence : Emotional Development

    Adolescence : Emotional Development
    How would Sternberg have described your most important relationship in adolescence? Companionate love with my childhood best friend.
  • Adulthood : Physical Development

    Level of physical activity now? I like to go out dancing and excersize enough to feel healthy.
  • Adulthood : Physical Development

    What fine/gross motor skills are used for these activities? mainly gross motor skills for dancing and working out.
  • Adulthood : Emotional Development

    Think of your closest relationship now. How would you describe that attachment style? secure attachement.
  • Adulthood : Emotional Development

    What classification of Sternberg's relationship is most appropriate now? somewhere between companionate love and consummate love.
  • Adulthood : Cognitive Development

    Provide an example from your life that demonstrates at least one concept related to Piaget's stages of cognitive development? I have existential conversations with my friends almost every day. We talk about why we need love so much in the world and the meaning of life. (Operational)