Developmental Psychology

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    Zygote

    0-2 weeks
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    Embryo

    2nd week to the 2nd month
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    Prenatal Development

    40th day to the 2 month
  • Born in Salam Hospital, Jeddah Saudi Arabia

    Born in Salam Hospital, Jeddah Saudi Arabia
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    Authoritarian Parents

    My parents had strict rules i had to follow and if i didnt obey the rules they had harsh punishments.
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    Based on Harry Harlow's studies

    Feared my parents because of not enough physical comfort from them
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    Oral Stage

    I used like to suck on my thumb or place any bright colored candies into my mouth. One day my mother taped my thumb so that i could stop puting everything into my mouth.
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    Trust versus Mistrust

    When i am in my cribb, and i want something i would cry as i knew that crying is an effective way to get what i want from my mother
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    Sensorimotor

    I started to crawl when i was 6 months old and started to walk when i was about a year old
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    Preconventional

    I would follow my parents strict rules because if i disobey my parents i would be punished. i try to avoid doing anything that would disappoint my parents because that would result badly for me.
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    Defined Social Clock

    Plans, goals and my future was decided by my parents.
    Marriage, family, retirement
  • Reflexes began

    Reflexes began
    Rooting reflex, Sucking reflex, Grasping reflex, Moro Reflex and Babinski reflex
  • Motor development

    Motor development
    I began to crawl and roll at about 6 months old
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    Motor Development

  • My sister was born

  • First year birthday,i started to walk

    First year birthday,i started to walk
    Motor movement continues
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    Autonomy versus shame/doubt

    My older sister would anatch my toys from my younger sister and she gives it to me, i would show her that i dont want the toys by saying, NO.
  • Object Permanence

    Object Permanence
    I began looking for the chocolates my parents hide from me in their closets realizing that the chocolates didn't just disappear.
  • Assimilation/Accomodation

    Assimilation/Accomodation
    I would always see my parents praising my sister and giving some kind of reward. Because i saw my sister receive rewards, i thought she must've been good to my parent. Rewards=Good actions
    One day i saw my sister not receive any type of reward so i thought she must have not been good to my parents. Later on i figured out she didnt receive any reward because her good actions were not noticed by my parents so i thought Rewards= good actions if they are recognized
  • Habituation

    Habituation
    The first time my parents had a child over in my house was when i was about the age of one. The boy was a misfit, and gave people hard time to control him. Suddenly i saw him jump from the cushion and i thought he flew. i was so intrigued but when he repeated the same act i got bored thus showing habituation and changed my attention towards something new
  • I began to talk

    I began to talk
    No conception of conservation
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    Preoperational

    I began to talk in my first language at the age of two. I was able to say what i needed through language. However i viewed tall objects as big objects and i thought changing the shape of the object meant a change in the quantity. I didnt show any concept of conservation.I would fight with my sister because she was given a clay that was longer than mine while mine was thicker and shorter. So i assumed she had more than i had.
  • Secure attachments

    Secure attachments
    My mother travelled and i would cry everday at the same time asking for my mom
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    Anal Stage

    My father decided it was about time i stopped wearing diapers. After two days of training, i was able to use the bathroom on my own.
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    Anal Stage

    My father, one day decided it was about time i get my toilet training. In two days i was able to use the bathroom on my own.
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    Initiative versus guilt

    i would ask them why do i have to go to school. Such behavior wasn't encouraged by my parents.
  • Pre-K

    Pre-K
    Upon my first day of school, I would ask my mother why do i have to go to school. She doesn't encourage me to ask questions so after that day i just did what i was told with no questions
  • Biopsychological theory

    Biopsychological theory
    When there was a party in my house, a boy exposed his genital when urinating and i curiously questioned my mother about genders
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    Phallic Stage

    Realizing that there were gender differences in this world, men and women. I used think of women as good and men as the evil ones. I start to question my nanny about boys and girls and their differences.
  • KG Moved to another smaller school

    KG  Moved to another smaller school
    I was put in handwritting class, I mostly wote in cursives and mainly practiced on my handwritting for an hour everyday. Industry versus Inferiority, My first evaluation was on handwriting. They put me in a higher class cause of my handwriting.
  • My mother's birthday

    My mother's birthday
    Showing my egocentric, i gave my mom my favorite doll as i just assumed that she would like it as much as i did.
  • Started first grade

    Started first grade
    Industry versus Inferiority, My first evaluation was on handwriting. They put me in a higher class cause of my handwriting.
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    Latency Stage

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    Industry versus Inferiority

  • travelled to America

    travelled to America
    Met my six half-sisters. I thought of them more like my aunts because of the age difference. I have niece and nephews by then who i considered more like friends. Initiative versus Guilt, I used to ask many questions about them to my parents, but over time i got the feeling that it is better if i dont ask questions
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    Concrete Operations

    I attained concepts of conservation at the age of 8 when i first ironed my hair and it looked longer. Since my hair is curly when it is not ironed it looks short and thick but when it is straights it looks thin and long.
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    Psychodynamic Theory

    I would go through my mother's make-ups and perfumes. I would observe her clothing choices and her styles and unconciuosly imitate her.
  • Social-cognitive theory

    Social-cognitive theory
    Wearing Abbay is meant for women and driving cars is for men. Realized the different gender roles in the society. Women is conserved and Men are outgoing and dominant.
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    Conventional

    I would never talk against my religion because my parents considered that as a wrong thing to do and i dont want to disappoint my parents. And When my mother's friends gathered up in my house, i would kindly greet them and socialize with them even though i was busy because people considered that a good thing to do. If i was following with what i think is right i would ignore them and work on my homeworks but people would consider this rude.
  • Grade six graduatiion

    Grade six graduatiion
    My first graduation. i was moving on to seventh grade
  • Moved to AISJ

    Moved to AISJ
    Total different environment.
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    Permissive Parents

    My parents basically didn't have consistent rules that i had to follow. It usually depended on their moods or the environment. Their reactions to a situation is very unpredictable. One day they would be fine and the next day they would be outraged by the same actions i took.
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    Formal Operations

    My sister and my conversation about human's ability to think and our high IQ in comparison to other animals. What ifwe had an IQ of a cat. How would HUman lives differ? We would be less successful in survival and reproducing. THe planet will have more diverse living and non living things because of destruction we cause to the planet. There would be no right or wrong, religion all these that have to do with desicion making would not exist and probably anotheranimal will be on top of the food chai
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    Genital Stage

  • Grade 8 graduation

    Grade 8 graduation
  • Travelled to Ethiopia

    Travelled to Ethiopia
    Permissive parents: For two weeks i would go out with my friends, cousins and sisters in the morning and always return home at 12 midnight and my mom was ok with that until one day she was upset and decided 12 in midnight is too late and suddenly i had curfew to 9pm.
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    Uninvolved Parents

    My parents were emotionally detached from me
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    Identity versus role confusion

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    Postconventional

    My two sister were fighting because Deena wanted to go hiking and Mashail didn't want because she didnt like the idea of us hanging out with our half-sisters. So they had one of biggest fight and i was in the middle of it. They were hurt but i decided to stay with my older sister because she is more sensitive and prone to making sudden rash decisions.
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    Question of Identity

    during these years, i would try out different roles to figure out who i truly am?
  • My oldest Sister's leave

    Felt a sense of detachment
  • Got Ear piercing and thought about getting tattoos

    Got Ear piercing and thought about getting tattoos
    I was into adventure, and knew life was short and wanted to try different things to see if it suits me. I was investigating what role i should play.
  • Got a nose piercing

  • Travelled to Austin,Texas

    Travelled to Austin,Texas
    I finally got to see my oldest sister after two years, she had her own house and she was able to drive. I was not as close to her as before. I got to see my half sisters after about 10 years. They were unfriendly and unwelcoming at first sight. I felt llike there was this wall between my sisters and my half sisters and my dad was in the middle. My half sisters would say nasty things about my sisters and i but i decided to not make a big deal out of it because it would only cause chaos.
  • My older sister and my youngest sister fighting

    My older sister and my youngest sister fighting
    My two sister were fighting because Deena wanted to go hiking and Mashail didn't want because she didnt like the idea of us hanging out with our half-sisters. So they had one of biggest fight and i was in the middle of it. They were hurt but i decided to stay with my older sister because she is more sensitive and prone to making sudden rash decisions.
  • High School GRaduation

    High School GRaduation
  • Move to Austin, Texas

    Move to Austin, Texas
    Starting Engineering field in University and get my driving liscence
  • Taekwondo classes

    Taekwondo classes
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    Intimacy versus isolation

  • Do not want to be involved in love relationship

  • My Masters degree in biomedical Engineer

  • flight courses

  • Black Belt in Taekwondo

    Black Belt in Taekwondo
  • A mother with children

    A mother with children
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    Generativity versus stagnation

  • Support family, parent, children and be involved in their lives

    Support family, parent, children and be involved in their lives
  • Grandmother

    Grandmother
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    Integrity versus despair

  • Become Great story teller to my grandchildren

    Become Great story teller to my grandchildren
    Offer insights, advices, i want to be a role model to my grandchildren