Developmental Psychology

Topic: We like to have things in systems and theories. It gives us a framework to work with as we try to understand the world around us in many areas of life. You will find 5 major developmental theories (3 grand theories and 2 newer theories) presented in your reading assignment. After studying these theories, you will discover that they each have a distinct perspective on human development and how experiences and behaviors change over time. Using your assigned reading and presentations, discuss (in 250-400 words) areas of a theory or theories that work within your Christian worldview or the worldview that you hold

Grand Theories                                                          Newer Theories                                  

Psychoanalytic theory                                                   Sociocultural theory

Behaviorism theory                                                        Humanism theory

Cognitive theory