Developmental Lifespan Timeline

By danimik
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    Conception to Birth

  • Conception

    Conceived on parents honeymoon.
  • Birth

    Born at Anapolis Hospital.
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    First Two Years

    Biosocial: My body size is growing rapidly, and I'm starting to sleep at least 17 hours a day. My brain is almost completely grown too, about 25% more to go. All of my senses are working correctly too. I'm starting to move around a lot, at 11 months I took my first 10 steps. Immunizations are all up to date and I'm healthy.
    Cognitive: I've spoken my first words at age 1. I'm being a "little scientist" and experimenting often.
    Psychosocial:I've developed emotions and social bonds with my family.
  • Baptism

    My parents announced my God parents this day. Psychosocial
  • First words

    First words
    My first word was "momma". Cognitive & Biosocial
  • First 10 steps

    First 10 steps
    At 11 months, I took my first 10 steps on Christmas Day. Cognitive & Biosocial
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    The Play Years

    Biosocial: Still growing but much slower. My parents need to watch over me to avoid accidents/injuries.
    Cognitive: I know about 10,000 words and can demonstrate grammatical knowledge.
    Psychosocial: I have high self-esteem and can regulate my emotions. Gender identity concepts start to develop too.
  • Moved to Livonia,MI

  • Brother was born

    Brother was born
  • 1st dance class

    1st dance class
    Started dancing when I was 2 1/2 yrs old.
  • Enrolled in Pre-school

  • Kindergarten student

    Kindergarten student
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    Middle Childhood

    Biosocial: I'm very active with dance and sports, while still growing even more slowly. My brain is starting to have faster reactions and more intelligence.
    Cognitive: I have mastered the basic vocabulary of the English languauge. My information processing and memory concepts have grown.
    Psychosocial: Friends are becoming important,and the fear of rejection sets in.
  • 1st Bike Ride

    1st Bike Ride
    Parents taught me how to ride a bicycle for the first time. Biosocial
  • Started elementary school

    Cognitive and psychosocial
  • Broken Bone

    Broken Bone
    Broke my wrist for the first time at cheer camp! :( Biosocial & Cognitive
  • First Dance Competetion

    First Dance Competetion
    I danced for 14 years of my life.
    Biosocial & Psychosocial
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    Biosocial: Puberty is in full effect , and a growth spurt happens. It is very important to still take care of myself and eat healthy.
    Cognitive: I'm starting to think differently with now using logic. Higher achievements are starting to improve my learning.
    Psychosocial: The search for my identity is developing from experiences. Relationships with my family and friends are becoming more crucial.
  • Started middle school

  • First Love

    First Love
  • Started high school

    Cognitive & Psychosocial
  • Employed.

    I am now employed for the first time ever. I worked at a tanning salon part time. Cognitive
  • Cheerleading

    made the high school cheerleading squad, cheeleaded for 3 years of high school. psychosocial cognitive and biosocial
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    Emerging Adulthood

    Biosocial: My body needs to keep up with good nutrition and healthy habits. I also need to learn to copt with my new freedom.
    Cognitive: College approachs and develops more communication and practical skills.
    Psychosocial: My identity is achieved and stronger than ever. Intentions of starting more relationships come about.
  • Highschool Graduation

    Highschool Graduation
  • Parents divorced

    Parents divorced
  • Moved to Kalamazoo, MI for college - Western Michigan University

    Moved to Kalamazoo, MI for college - Western Michigan University
  • Moved back to Livonia,MI

  • On my own!

    Moved into my first apartment Psychosocial
  • Medical problems start...

    Medical problems start...
    Diagnosed with hypothroydism. Biosocial
  • Back to school- Schoolcraft Community College

  • Graduated College

    Graduated College
    Cognitive & Psychosocial
  • Profession

    graduated college and is finally a forensic psychologist. cognitive
  • Buying our first house

    Buying our first house
    My husband-to-be and I purchased our first home together. psychosocial
  • Just Married

    Just Married
    Married my significant other. Psychosocial
  • Expecting 1st child

    Expecting 1st child
  • It's a girl!

    It's a girl!
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    Biosocial: My body is starting really age, and my brain is starting to slow down. My estrogen levels drop and I can potentially start menopause.
    Cognitive: There are a lot of gains and losses that happen. Some of my abilities will increase and decline within these ages.
    Psychosocial: I'm starting to depend on all of my peers. My personality traits are mainly the same, but some have changed.
  • Award

    Won One of the Most Apreciated Psychologist of the year. (Michigan wide) psychosocial
  • Expecting 2nd child- It's a boy!

    Expecting 2nd child- It's a boy!
  • midlife crisis

    midlife crisis
    Experiencing midlife crisis at 50 years old. psychosocial
  • Menopause

    A stage in life that us women dread is finallty here. Biosocial
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    Late Adulthood

    Biosocial: Parts of my body are starting to really wear down. My immune system is also starting to decline.
    Cognitive: Dementia could possibly occur, which could deplete my memory.
    Psychosocial: Family and friends are very supportive and helpful. I hope to be very active and have a long term marriage to also keep me strong.
  • Retirement

  • Hospice

    Checked into a nursing home and this is now my living arrangment. My whole family visits me frequently. Psychosocial
  • The End.

    The End.
    I can potentially live up to the age of 85.