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This course centers on the scientific study of psychological changes across the lifespan (birth, infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood). Students will examine the development of motor skills and other psycho-physiological processes; cognitive development involving areas such as problem solving, moral understanding, and conceptual understanding; language acquisition; social, personality, and emotional development; and self-concept and identity formation. Development will be considered from the biological, cognitive, and psychosocial perspectives.

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