Life Span and Development Psychology Timeline Project

  • Prenatal Development and Birth

    Briana Harrison was born on August 10th, 1995 in Detroit, Michigan. Weighing around 7 pounds.
  • The First Two Years: Cognitive Development

    I began to babble, make sounds, trying to recognize words and speak.
    My mother read books to me, which helped me eventually learn how to speak and read.
    I eventually said my first word, which was "Ma Ma," meaning mother.
    Sucked my thumb.
  • The First Two Years: Psychosocial Development

    Began toilet training.
    Formed an attachment to mom, who was a single mother that worked around 40 hours a week.
  • The First Two Years: Biosocial Development

    I begin to roll, sit, walk, run and play.
    I used to hold on to furniture, such as couches, tables and chairs to help and guide me when I wanted to walk.
    I grabbed objects, I often grabbed my mother's hair and earrings.
  • Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development

    My younger sister was born, the start of a new relationship bond.
  • Early Childhood: Cognitive Development

    I participated in the Spelling Bee at my school, and I had to memorize words.
  • Early Childhood: Biosocial Development

    I created one of my first books about myself and my family. It contained drawings and a few words. I begin learning how to ride a bike with and without training wheels. I used to often ride on the sidewalk in front of my home.
  • Early Childhood: Biosocial Development

    I learned how to play the flute in school,
  • Early Childhood: Psychosocial Development

    I became attached to my sister, we did everything together. We went to the same elementary school. We played together, took pictures together and we were always with eachother, I attended Boys and Girls Club and volunteered.
  • Middle Childhood: Psychological Development

    My mother, sister and I did volunteer work together at our local church, salvation army and food bank.
  • Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development

    I played characters in many school plays.
  • Middle Childhood Development: Biosocial

    I expanded my flute playing skills by taking more lessons and I went on to play in a band.
  • Middle Childhood: Cognitive Development

    I joined a dance team, and I learned several different types of dancing including: ballet, tap, hip-hop, etc.
  • Adolescence: Cognitive Development

    My father bought me my first laptop. The school that I had attended made sure that every student was computer proficient, as in they were able to use the internet and computer software properly. So, I was able to set the up the laptop by myself, and I taught myself how to use it. I learned how important and resourceful a computer is.
  • Adolescence: Biosocial Development

    I started learning how to drive. My parents taught me. Also, they taught me the technical part of the car/driving and the responsbility, such as how to drive correctly and handle situations when driving with others and around others.
  • Adolescence: Psychosocial Development

    I started heavily using social media networks, which is how I communicated/connected with my friends.
  • Emerging Adulthood: Psychosocial

    I lost both of my grandparents in the same year. I felt extremely depressed.
  • Emerging Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    I've attended college and I plan to finish to achieve my degree.
  • Emerging Adulthood: Biosocial Development

    I had my first drink of alcohol in the year of 2015, with my family and friends. I didn't like it, so I haven't did it since.
  • Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    I plan to graduate college as a physician assistant.
  • Adulthood: Biosocial Development

    I plan on opening my own business.
  • Adulthood: Psychosocial Development

    I plan to marry and have children!
  • Adulthood: Psychosocial Development

    I plan on helping/taking care of my parents. I want my family to live together and be extremely close.
  • Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    I plan on my husband and I to work great careers and earn enough money to help our children attend college.
  • Late Adulthood: Psychosocial Development

    I plan on retiring.
  • Late Adulthood: Biosocial Development

    My apperance will start to change. I won't be as energetic, but I will try to be active and healthy. I plan on being close to my grandchildren and doing everything with them, especially playing sports and other activities.
  • Late Adulthood: Cognitive Development

    I may start experiencing problems with my memory, such as memory loss. Although, I'm going to try my best to do the recommended things to avoid it from happening as worse.
  • Epilogue: Death and Dying | Late Adulthood

    I will have congestive heart failure. Almost every woman in my family has this condition and passes away from it. It is in my family history. My family will take care of me while living in my last days, eventually passing away in my sleep.