Piaget and Erikson each proposed unique stages for ages 7 to 11 years.
a.How similar are the stages they proposed? How do they differ?
b. If Piaget were to create an intelligence test, how would it differ from the type of test Binet created?
c. Review the research regarding factors associated with skilled reading comprehension (in your textbook). Which of these factors might also contribute to skilled writing?
d. How can child maltreatment be explained in terms of the biological, psychological, and sociocultural forces in the biopsychosocial framework?
e. Compare developmental change in children’s descriptions of others with developmental change in children’s self- concept (described on page 85).
f. Compare and contrast the impact of rate of maturation— that is, maturing early versus late—on boys and girls.
g. Distinguish the biological factors that contribute to obesity from the environmental factors.
h. How does adolescent risk taking illustrate the idea that individuals help shape their own development?
i. How similar is Jean Piaget’s stage of formal operational thought to Kohlberg’s stage of conventional moral reasoning?
j. Research shows that people sometimes do not reason at the most advanced levels of which they are capable; instead, they revert to simpler, less mature levels. Might this happen in the realm of moral reasoning too? What factors might make it more likely for a person’s moral reasoning to revert to a less sophisticated level?
1. Each response must be written in a collegial manner in APA (6th ed.) format (in-text citations and Reference page, only). All responses must be supported by the required reading; and, must be submitted as a Word document.
Kail, R., & Cavanaugh, J. (2017). Essentials of human development: A Life-Span View (2nd ed.) Cengage. ISBN-10: 1-305-50458-5; ISBN-13: 978-1-305-50458-5
Chapter 6: Off to School: Cognitive and Physical Development in Middle Childhood
· Chapter 7: Expanding Social Horizons: Socioemotional Development in Middle Childhood
· Chapter 8: Rites of Passage: Physical and Cognitive Development During Adolescence
· Leisure Information Network (2014, March). Ages and Stages of Middle Childhood 6 to 12 Year Olds [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OtpiBtL_7zc
· Crash Course (2014, June 23). Adolescence: Crash course psychology #20 [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzyXGUCngoU