University of Technology Sydney

96836 Development Across the Lifespan

6cp; 3 x 1 hour (online, e.g., Zoom), 15-20 hours per week (self-directed study and participation in module activities)
Requisite(s): 96832 Introduction to Psychology Foundations AND 96833 Introduction to Psychological Science
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Psychological, biological, social, and cultural factors influence developmental changes in brain, behaviour and mental processes. From embryo to older age, the brain and human mind continue to grow, develop and change. In this subject, students gain an understanding of psychological development across the lifespan, from babies and children to adolescence, adulthood and into older age. Students learn about developmental disorders as well as healthy ageing and cognitive decline.

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