life-span development

life-span de·vel·op·ment

development and mastery (or loss) of differing biologic, intellectual, behavioral, and social skills in different phases or stages of the life-span from the prenatal through the gerontologic periods of growth.

life-span de·vel·op·ment

(lif'span dĕ-vel'ŏp-mĕnt)
Mastery (or loss) of differing biologic, intellectual, behavioral, and social skills in different stages of the life-span from the prenatal through the gerontologic periods of growth.
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For millennials, generation X, and baby boomers alike, levels of trust increase as people get older," said Haase, who is also director of Northwestern's Life-Span Development Lab.
of Texas-Dallas) takes connection as the unifying theme of his textbook for a life-span development course, particularly connecting the different developmental processes at different points in the human life span, but also connecting research to practice and knowledge to the real world.
I also teach the masters and doctoral career development classes, a class in ethical and legal issues in counselling psychology, and a class in life-span development.
School counselors, with their training in career counseling, life-span development, and assessment, are the logical school personnel to coordinate these activities.
Life-span development research suggests that, in order for older individuals to accept their lives and avoid despair, resolution of guilt and intrapsychic and family conflicts must occur.
This volume presents new theoretical perspectives and empirical findings on the life-span development of talent.
The "Paths on Life's Way" research project in British Columbia, Canada, and the "Life Patterns" project in the Australian state of Victoria were developed independently, but offer similar data sets on the impact of social forces, policies, life events, and other factors on the life-span development of research subjects, thereby offering a means to comparatively examine the formation of a generation, those children that grew up in Canada and Australia during the 1970s.
of Texas-Dallas) provides a textbook for a course in life-span development that is short enough for all stages of life to be covered in one term.
Career development: A life-span development approach.
A topical approach to life-span development, 5th ed.
It addresses biopsychosocial, sociocultural, and social change-oriented theories of human behavior in the social environment and then examines a broad range of behavioral issues at all stages of life-span development.