Elizabeth B. Hurlock (Author of Developmental Psychology)
8 Stages of Human Development By Erik Erikson( 1902 – 1994)
Stages in the Life Span 1. Prenatal Period – From
His theory presents a progression through eight psychosocial stages. At each stage . flexible way. (Courtesy: Developmental psychology, Elizabeth B. Hurlock).
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Similarly, when the environments are sufficiently alike, dissimilarities of behaviour indicate differing heredity. A significant question in developmental psychology is the relationship between innateness Nature or heredity and environmental influence Nurture in regard to any particular aspect of development. An empiricist perspective would argue that those processes are acquired in interaction with the environment. Heredity may range from genetic predispositions that are specific to each individual and that therefore potentially explain differences in individual characteristics e. The notion of nature, therefore, refers to the biologically prescribed tendencies and capabilities individuals possess, which may unfold themselves throughout the course of life.