Human Development Across the Lifespan, 5/e
Lifespan Psychology: An Introduction
Learning ObjectivesAfter reading this chapter, the student should be able to complete the following goals:
1Define and describe lifespan development.
2Define different views of lifespan development.
3Evaluate the contributions to and importance of biopsychosocial interactions in development.
4Examine the influence of culture on development.
5Identify and describe four basic developmental issues in lifespan psychology.
6Identify and describe the three main data collection techniques.
7Identify and describe the time variable designs: one-time, one-group; longitudinal; cross-sectional; and sequential studies.
8List the advantages and disadvantages of each type of data collection technique and time variable design.
9Compare the various research techniques with respect to control and inclusion.
10Identify the key components and function of a research article.